Dr Wei Xiang

Dr Wei Xiang

Dr Wei Xiang

PhD

eMail: Wei [dot] Xiang [-at-] maths [dot] ox [dot] ac [dot] uk
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Phone Number(s):

Reception: +44 1865 273525
Direct: +44 1865 615106

Office: S2.46

Departmental Address:

Mathematical Institute
University of Oxford
Andrew Wiles Building
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Woodstock Road
Oxford
OX2 6GG
United Kingdom

Research Interests: 

Nonlinear Hyperbolic Conservation Laws and Multidimensional Shock Waves.

Nonlinear Equations of Hyperbolic-Elliptic Mixed Type and Related Analysis.

Mathematical Theory of Fluid Mechanics and Related Numerical Analysis

Analysis of Singularities in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations.

Prizes, Awards and Scholarships: 

Titchmarsh Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in the Analysis of Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations.

Research Associate at Keble College.


Major/Recent Publications: 

G.-Q. Chen, M. Feldman and W. Xiang. Convexity of transonic shocks in self-similar coordinates. 2014. Preprint.

G.-Q. Chen and W. Xiang. Shock diffraction problem by convex cornered wedges for potential flows. 2014.  Preprint. Outline

B. Fang and W. Xiang. Uniqueness of transonic shocks in supersonic flow past a 2-d wedge. 2014. Preprint.

Recent Publications (from MathSciNet): 

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Teaching: 

TCC 'Nonlinear Methods for PDEs', Michaelmas term, 2013, with Prof. G.-Q. Chen

OxPDE Undergraduate Summer Research Projects, 2013, with Dr. Caravenna 

B6b 'Waves and Compressible Flow', Trinity term, 2013