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Mailing address: 500 Dongchuan Road, Math Department, ECNU, Shanghai, China, postcode 200241
Phone: (86-21) 54344910 Fax:(86-21)54342609
Email: yayawu@math.ecnu.edu.cn


The Department of Mathematics was established in 1951 among the earliest departments in ECNU. In 1996, the department was assigned as one of the national centers for education in mathematics and fundamental research in science.
The Department of Mathematics has its own library with 59,200 specialized books and a state-of-the-art applied mathematical laboratory.The department has developed into a leading center for mathematical research and education both nationally and internationally. To date, the department has cultivated more than 5,000 students with bachelor’s degrees: more than 600 master’s students and over 90 doctoral students. A considerable proportion of these students have become renowned leaders and professors in their respective fields.
The three year, full-time International Master’s Program in Applied Mathematics (IMAM) is a specialized master’s program for international students who have a bachelor’s degree in math, applied math and other related fields. At present, the IMAM program is available for the following fields of specialization: control science, fractal geometry, numerical method and analysis, singular perturbation, combinatorics, and graph theory.
The Department of Mathematics has been committed to the tradition of developing mathematics theory and fostering mathematics scholars and high-level expert professionals throughout its six decades’ development. As a pre-eminent center for research in the field, the Department of Mathematics keeps upgrading methods and curricula to prepare our students to meet any challenges in the sphere of mathematics.

Admission Requirements

International students who want to applied for master's degree, should have Bechelor degree in math, applied math and related fields, and who want to applied for phd's degree, should have master degree in math, applied math and related fields.

Mode of Cultivation

The study of the program is under the guide of an advisers’ group with the head of a supervisor who is mainly in charge such that students in this program are required to undertake rigorous course work and participate in research activity. Besides of course work, several talks, practices or short courses will be provided by invited experts from institutions in China or abroad.
The Master students should get at least 33 credits and finish the thesis. The PHD students should get at least 15 credits and finish the dissertation. Courses for Master and PhD students include common course, foundation course and professional courses. Common course include Chinese, Chinese culture or Chinese civilization .
The 3-year Master course includes a period of intensive fieldwork on which a written thesis, in English is based. The Master programme is centred on the five core courses of Advanced ODE, PDE,Applied Partial Equation,Scientific Computing,Modern Probability, and some courses on Specialty Series& Selective Series.
The 4-year PhD program is an advanced training program for which a fieldwork-based dissertation on a highly specialized topic is required.

Type of course Course name credits time
Core courses Advanced ODE 4 1st semester (September - January)
  Partial differential equation 4 1st semester
  Applied Partial Equation 4 1st semester
  Scientific Computing 4 2st semester
  Modern Probability 4 2st semester
Core courses linear System 3  
  Nonlinear System 3  
  Value Distribution theory and its application 3  
  Selected topics in control theory 3  
  Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations 3  
  Mathematical Theory of Finite element Methods 3  
  Theory of Special Functions 3  
  and so on 3  


Faculty and professor:

●Assoc. Prof. Ping Bi: Ph.D. from Shanghai Jiaotong University.
Main Research Areas: mathematical biology, bifurcation theory, qualitative theory of differential equations, functional differential equations.
Email: pbi@math.ecnu.edu.cn
Homepage: http://math.ecnu.edu.cn/~pbi/intro_c.html?language=1&id=125

●Assoc. Prof. Rosena R.X. Du: Ph.D., Nankai University.
Main Research Areas: enumerative and algebraic combinatorics.
Email: rxdu@math.ecnu.edu.cn
Homepage: http://math.ecnu.edu.cn/~rxdu/intro_c.html?language=1&id=132

● Prof. Xianlong Fu: Ph.D., Shanghai Jiaotong University.
Main Research Areas: functional differential equation.
Email: xlfu@math.ecnu.edu.cn
Homepage: http://math.ecnu.edu.cn/~xlfu/intro_c.html?language=1&id=90

●Assoc. Prof. XuepingGuo: Ph.D., Zhejiang University.
Main Research Areas: numerical algebra, mainly on solutions of linear and nonlinear systems.
Email: xpguo@math.ecnu.edu.cn
Homepage: http://math.ecnu.edu.cn/~xpguo/

● Prof. Victor J.W. Guo: Ph.D., Nankai University.
Main Research Areas: combinations, number theory and special functions.
Email: jwguo@math.ecnu.edu.cn
Homepage: http://math.ecnu.edu.cn/~jwguo/

● Prof.Wenxia Li: Ph.D., WuhanUniversity.
Main Research Areas: fractal geometry
Email: wxli@math.ecnu.edu.cn
Homepage: http://math.ecnu.edu.cn/~wxli/intro_c.html?language=1&id=111

● Prof.Mingkang Ni: Ph.D., Russian Academy of Science.
Main Research Areas: theory and methods of power systems singular perturbation, optimal control theory of singular perturbation and methods, biological mathematics.
Email: xiaovikdo@163.com
Homepage: http://math.ecnu.edu.cn/~mkni/intro_c.html?language=1&id=122

●Assoc. Prof.Jianyu Pan: Ph.D., Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Main Research Areas: numerical linear algebra, differential-algebraic equations, high performance computing.
Email: jypan@math.ecnu.edu.cn
Homepage: http://math.ecnu.edu.cn/~jypan/intro_c.html?language=1&id=95

●Prof. Han Ren
Main Research Areas: enumeration of combinatorial configurations, graphs on surfaces, cycle structures in graphs, graph genus problems, the crossing number of graphs.
Email: hren@math.ecnu.edu.cn
Homepage: http://math.ecnu.edu.cn/~hren/intro_c.html?language=1&id=4

●Prof.Zhiming Wang: Ph.D.
Main Research Areas: stability theory of differential equations, geometric approach of singular perturbation, control theory, nonlinear time-varying systems.
Email: zmwang@math.ecnu.edu.cn
Homepage: http://math.ecnu.edu.cn/~zmwang/intro_c.html?language=1&id=38

●Assoc. Prof. Liping Wang: Ph.D., Chinese University of HongKong
Main Research Areas: nonlinear partial differential equations, nonlinear analysis, concentration phenomenon in nonlinear PDEs and elliptic systems, mathematical biology.
Email: lpwang@math.ecnu.edu.cn
Homepage: http://math.ecnu.edu.cn/~lpwang/

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