Chiu-Yen Kao, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise

Applied Mathematics

Selected Research and Publications

  • Region-Specific Relationships Between Refractive Error and Ciliary Muscle Thickness in Children by Andrew D. Pucker, Loraine T. Sinnott, Chiu-Yen Kao, Melissa D. Bailey (accepted by Journal of Investigate Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 2013)
  • Bounded Domain Problem for the Modified Buckley-Leverett Equation by Ying Wang and Chiu-Yen Kao (accepted by Journal of Dynamics and Differential Equations, 2013)
  • Minimal Convex Combinations of Sequential Laplace-Dirichlet Eigenvalues by Braxton Osting and Chiu- Yen Kao, SIAM Journal of Scientific Computation, 35(3), pages B731-B750, 2013
  • Convergent Finite Difference Methods for One-Dimensional Fully Nonlinear Second Order Partial Differential Equations by Xiaobing Feng, Chiu-Yen Kao, and Thomas Lewis, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 254, pages 81-98, 2013
  • Geometric Computation of Human Gyrification Indexes from Magnetic Resonance Images by Shu Su, Tonya White, Marcus Schmidt, Chiu-Yen Kao, and Guillermo Sapiro, Human Brain Mapping, 34(5), pages 1230-1244, 2013

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • NSF Grant DMS 1318364 (1216742): Closest point methods for eigenvalue problems from inhomogeneous structures (PI) 01/01/13 (08/01/12)-07/31/15
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation MOU: Application of level set numerical methods to the design of optical metamaterials (PI) 10/01/10-09/30/12
  • NSF Grant DMS 0811003: Shape and topological optimization on elliptic eigenvalue problems in inhomogeneous media (PI) 07/01/08-06/30/11
  • Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, 2009; IMA Impacts; NSF Highlights: Mind-Bending Math, 2006
  • Medical Image Analysis second Best MICCAI Paper Award, 2005

Chiu-Yen Kao, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Education: University of California, Los Angeles, 2004 Ph.D.
Department: Mathematics & Computer Science
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  Monday, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
  Wednesday, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
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