Prof. Zhouping XIN

William M.W. Mong Professor of Mathematics
BS (Northwestern University)
MS (Academia Sinica)
PhD (University of Michigan)

Prof. Zhouping XIN
Room 701, Academic Building No.1,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong,
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

(852) 3943 4100

Fields of Interest:
Partial Differential Equations, Fluid Dynamics and Nonlinear Waves

Selected Publications:
  1. Subsonic flows past a profile with a vortex line at the trailing edge, (with Jun Chen, Aibin Zang), SIAM J. Math. Anal., 54, No. 1, 912-939 (2022).
  2. On Some Smooth Symmetric Transonic Flows with Nonzero Angular Velocity and Vorticity, (with S. K. Weng, H. W. Yuan), submitted to M3AS: Math. Models Methods Appl. Sci., 31, no. 13, 2773-2817 (2021).
  3. Global well-posedness of regular solutions to the three-dimensional isentropic compressible Navier-Stokes equations with degenerate viscosities and vacuum, (with S. G. Zhu), Advances in Mathematics, 393, (2021).
  4. Global Well-Posedness of Free Interface Problems for the Incompressible Inviscid Resistive MHD, (with Yanjin Wang), Commun. Math. Phys, (2021).
  5. Global Well-Posedness of the Inviscid Heat-Conductive Resistive Compressible MHD in a Strip Domain, (with Yanjin Wang), Commun. Math. Res., Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 1-27 (2021).

Major Research Grants:
  • PI, RGC General Research Fund 2021/22, Well-Posedness of The Contact Discontinuities for the Ideal MHD, 14301421, 01/01/2022 – 31/12/2024
  • PI, RGC General Research Fund 2019/20, Regularity estimates of Hessian and Curvature equations, 14300819, 01/11/2019 – 31/10/2022
  • PI, RGC General Research Fund 2019/20, Vacuum Dynamics for the Full Compressible Navier-Stokes Equations, 14302819, 01/01/2020 - 31/12/2022
  • PI, RGC General Research Fund 2017/18, On Some Problems for Steady Compressible Euler Systems, 14300917, 01/01/2018 - 31/12/2021
  • PI, RGC General Research Fund 2017/18, Weak and Strong Solutions to the Primitive Equations with Full or Horizontal Viscosity but No Diffusivity, 14302917, 01/09/2017 - 28/02/2021

Honours and Awards:
  • Top 1000 Scientists in Mathematicians, 2022
  • Qin Yuan Xun Mathematical Award, 08/2019
  • Distinguished Paper Award (Silver), International Consortium of Chinese Mathematicians, 2017
  • Changjiang Scholar, Ministry of Education of China, 2006-2008
  • Morningside Gold Medalist in Mathematics, International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians, 12/2004

Professional activities:
  • Member, and Member of Academic Committee, International Consortium of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM) since 08/2016
  • Council Member at Large, Hong Kong Mathematical Society, since 05/2016
  • President, Hong Kong Mathematical Society, 05/2012 - 04/2016
  • Vice President, Hong Kong Mathematical Society, 05/2004 - 04/2012
  • Member, Hong Kong Mathematical Society, since 09/1998


Course Code Course Title Academic Year Term
MATH6041A Topics in Differential Equations I 2023/24 1