Yixiang Wu
Assistant Professor
Departments / Programs
Degree Information
 PHD, University of Louisiana at Lafayette (2015)
 MS, University of Louisiana at Lafayette (2012)
 BS, Central South University (2010)
Areas of Expertise
Applied Mathematics; Mathematical Biology; Differential Equations
Biography
Aug. 2019 – Present. Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Middle Tennessee State University.
Aug. 2016 – Jul.2019. Assistant Professor (NonTenure Track), Department of Mathematics, Vanderbilt University.
Aug. 2015 – Jul. 2016. Fields Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Western Ontario, Canada.
Publications

Shi, J., Wu, Y., & Zou, X. (n.d.). Coexistence of competing species for intermediate dispersal rates in a reactiondiffusion chemostat model. Journal of Dynamics and Differential Equations. Appeared online.

Fitzgibbon, W. E., Morgan, J. J., Webb, G., & Wu, Y. (2019). Spatial models of vectorhost epidemics with directed movement of vectors over long distances. Mathematical Biosciences,

Shi, J., Wu, Y., & Zou, X. (n.d.). Coexistence of competing species for intermediate dispersal rates in a reactiondiffusion chemostat model. Journal of Dynamics and Differential Equations. Appeared online.

Fitzgibbon, W. E., Morgan, J. J., Webb, G., & Wu, Y. (2019). Spatial models of vectorhost epidemics with directed movement of vectors over long distances. Mathematical Biosciences, 312, 77–87.

Magal, P., Webb, G. F., & Wu, Y. (2019). On the basic reproduction number of reactiondiffusion epidemic models. SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 79, 284–304.

Fitzgibbon, W. E., Morgan, J. J., Webb, G., & Wu, Y. (2018). A vectorhost epidemic model with spatial structure and age of infection. Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications, 41, 692–705.

Magal, P., Webb, G. F., & Wu, Y. (2018). On a vectorhost epidemic model with spatial structure.Nonlinearity, 31, 5589–5614.

Wu, Y. & Zou, X. (2018). Dynamics and profiles of a diffusive hostpathogen system with distinct dispersal rates. Journal of Differential Equations, 264, 4989–5024.

Deng, K. & Wu, Y. (2017). Extinction and uniform strong persistence of a sizestructured population model. Discrete and Continuous Dynamical System, Series B, 22, 831–840.

Wu, Y., Tuncer, N., & Martcheva, M. (2017). Coexistence and competitive exclusion in an SIS model with standard incidence and diffusion. Discrete and Continuous Dynamical System, Series B,22, 1167–1187.

Ackleh, A., Deng, K., & Wu, Y. (2016). Competitive exclusion and coexistence in a twostrain pathogen model with diffusion. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, 13, 1–18.

Deng, K. & Wu, Y. (2016). Dynamics of an SIS epidemic reactiondiffusion model. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Section A: Mathematics, 146, 929–946.

Wu, Y. & Zou, X. (2016). Asymptotic profiles of steady states for a diffusive SIS epidemic model with mass action infection mechanism. Journal of Differential Equations, 261, 4424–4447.

Deng, K. & Wu, Y. (2015a). Asymptotic behavior for a reactiondiffusion population model with delay. Discrete and Continuous Dynamical System, Series B, 20, 385–395.

Deng, K. & Wu, Y. (2015b). Global stability for a nonlocal reactiondiffusion population model.Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications, 25, 127–136.

Deng, K. & Wu, Y. (2015c). On the diffusive Nicholson’s blowflies equation with distributed delay. Applied Mathematics Letters, 50, 126–132.
Presentations
Mar. 1517, 2019 Special Session on Dierential Equations in Mathematical Biology, AMS Sectional
Meeting, Auburn University, Auburn, AL.
Feb. 18, 2019 Colloquium, Department of Mathematics, University of Central Florida, FL.
Jan. 1619, 2019 Special Session on Mathematical Investigations of Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology,
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Meeting, Auburn University, Auburn, AL.
Feb. 18, 2019 Colloquium, Department of Mathematics, University of Central Florida, FL.
Jan. 1619, 2019 Special Session on Mathematical Investigations of Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology,
AMS Joint Mathematics Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
Jun. 2225, 2018 The 6th International Conference on Mathematical Biology, Beijing, China.
Jun. 13, 2018 Seminar, Department of Mathematics, Jiangsu Normal University, Xuzhou,
China.
Jun. 810, 2018 The Twelfth International Conference on Recent Advances in Applied Dynamical
Systems, Chongqing Normal University, Chongqing, China.
May 29, 2018 Seminar, Department of Mathematics, Central South University, Changsha,
China.
May 1618, 2018 BCAM Workshop on Populations in Epidemics and Ecology, Bilbao, Basque
Country, Spain.
May 12, 2018 Seminar, Department of Mathematics, University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux,
France.
May 24, 2018 Frontiers of Mathematical Biology: Modeling, Computation and Analysis,
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.
Mar. 1718, 2018 Special Session on Dierential Equations and Applications, AMS Sectional
Meeting, Columbus, OH.
Jan. 4, 2018 Seminar, Department of Mathematics, Tongji University, Shanghai, China.
Dec. 1, 2017 Colloquium, Department of Mathematics, College ofWilliam and Mary,Williamsburg,
VA.
Oct. 20, 2017 Partial Dierential Equations Seminar, Department of Mathematics, Vanderbilt
University, Nashville, TN.
Sep. 1718, 2017 Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Dierential Equations Arising from Life
Science, AMS Sectional Meeting, Bualo, NY.
May 2628, 2017 Workshop on Recent Progress in Mathematical Biology, Sun Yatsen University
(Zhuhai Campus), Zhuhai, Guangdong, China.
May 17, 2017 Seminar, Department of Mathematics, Harbin Normal University, Harbin,
Hailongjiang, China.
May 16, 2017 Seminar, Department of Mathematics, Hailongjiang University, Harbin, Hailongjiang,
China.
May 10, 2017 Seminar, Department of Mathematics, Central South University, Changsha,
Hunan, China.
Sep. 16, 2016 Partial Dierential Equations Seminar, Department of Mathematics, Vanderbilt
University, Nashville, TN.
Jul. 15, 2016 The 11th AIMS Conference on Dynamical Systems, Dierential Equations and
Applications, Orlando, FL.
Jun. 1012, 2016 The Tenth International Conference on Recent Advances in AppliedDynamical
Systems, Xuzhou, China.
May 27, 2016 International Conference on ReactionDiusion Equations and Their Applications
to the Life, Social and Physical Sciences, Renmin University, Beijing,
China.
May 24, 2016 Seminar, Department of Mathematics, Central South University, Changsha,
China.
May 20, 2016 Seminar, Department of Mathematics, Changsha University of Science and
Technology, Changsha, China.
Feb. 3, 2016 Colloquium, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Western
Ontario, London, Canada.
Oct. 4, 2015 The 5th International Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Analysis of
Populations in Biological Systems, University of Western Ontario, London,
Canada.
Sep. 29, 2015 Dynamical Systems Seminar, University ofWestern Ontario, London, Canada.
Mar. 28, 2015 Special Session on Mathematical Modeling in Ecology and Epidemiology, AMS
Sectional Meeting in University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL.
Sep. 16, 2014 Applied Mathematics Seminar, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA.
Courses
Middle Tennessee State University
2019 Fall. One section of College Algebra and one section of Calculus II.
Vanderbilt University
2019 Spring. One section of Mathematical Modeling in Biology and Medicine
2018 Fall. Two sections of Multivariable Calculus.
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2019 Fall. One section of College Algebra and one section of Calculus II.
Vanderbilt University
2019 Spring. One section of Mathematical Modeling in Biology and Medicine
2018 Fall. Two sections of Multivariable Calculus.
2018 Spring. Two sections of Methods of Ordinary Dierential Equations.
2017 Fall. One section of Calculus II.
2017 Summer. One section of Calculus I.
2017 Spring. Two sections of Calculus II.
2016 Fall. Four recitation sections of Calculus I.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
2015 Summer. One section of Calculus I.
2014 Spring–2015 Spring. Six sections of Elementary Statistics.
2013 Fall. Two sections of College Algebra (Math 105).
2012 Fall–2013 Summer. Three sections of College Algebra (Math 100).
2011 Fall–2012 Spring. Four sections of Intermediate Algebra (Math 92).
2010 Fall–2011 Spring. Teaching assistant.