Weiran Sun
Assistant Professor


Mailing Address:
Department of Mathematics
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
E-mail:
weiran_sun AT sfu DOT ca

Office:
SCK 10540

Phone:
(778) 782-6990


Research Interests:

My research, in a broad sense, are in the areas of applied analysis and partial differential equations. In particular, I am interested in kinetic theory and fluid mechanics, including complex fluids.

Publications and Preprints:
  1. The Radiative Transfer Equation in the Forward-Peaked Regime (with R. Alonso), preprint, 2014.

  2. First-order aggregation models and zero inertia limits (with R. Fetecau), preprint, 2014.

  3. Diffusion Approximations of Linear Transport Equations: Asymptotics and Numerics (with Q. Li and J. Lu), submitted, 2014.

  4. A Convergent Method for Linear Half-Space Kinetic Equations (with Q. Li and J. Lu), submitted, 2014.

  5. Singular limit of a dispersive Navier-Stokes system with an entropy structure (with C. David Levermore and Konstantina Trivisa), accepted, Analysis and Applications (2014), DOI: 10.1142/S0219530513500310.

  6. A new numerical method for one dimensional traveling wave simulations (with Min Tang), Discrete and Constinuous Dynamical System-B (2013), no. 5, 1459-1491.

  7. On a singular incompressible porous media equation (with Susan Friedlander, Francisco Gancedo, and Vlad Vicol), Journal of Mathematical Physics 53 (2012), no. 11, 115602, 1-20.

  8. Low Mach number limit of a dispersive Navier-Stokes system (with C. David Levermore and Konstantina Trivisa), SIAM J. Math. Anal., 44(3), (2012) 17601807.

  9. Remarks on Oldroyd-B and Related Complex Fluid Models (with Peter Constantin), Communications in Mathematical Sciences, Vol 10, (2012), 33-73.

  10. Local well-posedness of a dispersive system beyond Navier-Stokes (with C. David Levermore), Indiana Univ. Math. J. 60 (2011), no. 2, 517576.

  11. Compactness of the gain part of the linearized Boltzmann operator with weakly cutoff kernels (with C. David Levermore), Kinetic and Related Models, Vol 3, Issue 2, (2010), 335-351.


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