Professor and Undergraduate Director

Department of Mathematics

University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC 29208

Office: LeConte 317Q

Email: xfliu@math.sc.edu

Phone: 803-576-5849 (Office); Fax: 803-777-3783.

Department of Mathematics

University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC 29208

Office: LeConte 317Q

Email: xfliu@math.sc.edu

Phone: 803-576-5849 (Office); Fax: 803-777-3783.

Computational Biology Mathematical Modeling of Cancer Stem Cells

Mechanisms of Specificity and Fidelity in Signal Transduction

Regulation of Spatially Localized Scaffold Proteins in MAPK Cascades

Morphogen Gradient Formation in Developmental Biology Numerical Partial Differential Equations Front Tracking Methods

Implicit Integration Factor and ETD Methods

Adaptive Mesh Refinement

Scientific Computing Computational Fluid Dynamics Computational Analysis of Rayleigh-Taylor Instability

Numerical Studies of Richtmyer-Meshkov Instability

First Position After Graduation: Postdoc at University of Waterloo (Canada) 1: Kanadpriya Basu, 2006-2012

First Position After Graduation: Lecturer at University of North Texas

Professor, January 2018---

Associate Professor, August 2013-December 2017

Assistant Professor, August 2009-August 2013 Department of Mathematics, University of California at Irvine, CA, USA

Visiting Assistant Professor, July 2006-July 2009. Mentor: Professor Qing Nie

Ph.D., May 2006, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, SUNY at Stony Brook, New York, USA

Thesis: Turbulent mixing with scale breaking phenomena

Advisor: Professor James Glimm

M.S., May 1999, Department of Applied Mathematics, Southeast University, Nanjing, China

Thesis: The critical exponent of doubly singular parabolic equations

Advisor: Professor Mingxin Wang

B.S., May 1997, Department of Mathematics, Fudan University, Shanghai, China