Hengguang Li

Hengguang Li

Professor and Chair



1150 Faculty/Administration Building
Department of Mathematics
Wayne State University



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Hengguang Li

Research Interest/Area of Expertise

  • Numerical Analysis, Partial Differential Equations, and Scientific Computing
  • Theories and Numerical Methods for PDEs, Especially with Singularities
  • Fast Numerical Solvers for Large Systems of Equations
  • Finite Element Methods, Multigrid Methods, and Generalized Finite Element Methods
  • Computations in High-performance Computing Environments

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, The Pennsylvania State University, 2008
  • Ph.D. Minor in High Performance Computing, The Pennsylvania State University, 2008
  • B.S. in Computational Mathematics, Peking University, 2002

Awards and Grants

  • National Science Foundation Research Grants, 2011, 2014, 2018
  • Career Development Chair Award, Wayne State University, 2017
  • Natural Science Foundation of China Research Grant, 2016
  • Air Force Faculty Fellowship, United States Air Force, 2015
  • Grants Plus Award, Wayne State University, 2015
  • Third Annual Research Cluster Award, Silicon Mechanics, 2014
  • Fan China Exchange Award, American Mathematical Society, 2013