CV

GENERAL INFORMATION

Current Position: Van Vleck Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin Madison – Department of Mathematics

Date of Birth: February 28, 1985

Sex: Male

Languages: Vietnamese, English, French, Spanish

Blog: https://minhbinhtran.com/

Website: http://minhbinhtran.org/

EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT

8/2015-now

Van Vleck Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin Madison

Mentor: Professor Shi Jin.

Spring & Summer 2016: Department of Mathematics, University of Texas Austin. Host: Professor Irene M. Gamba

11/2011 – 7/2015

NUMERIWAVES Postdoctoral Fellow,  BCAM – Basque Center for Applied Mathematics.

Advisor: Professor Enrique Zuazua.

10/2008- 10/2011

PhD Student, Département de Mathématiques, Institut   Galilée, Université Paris 13, France

Mention: Très Honorable

Thesis: “Schwarz Domain Decomposition Methods for Nonlinear Problems.”

Advisor: Professor Laurence Halpern, Université Paris 13, France

2007- 2008

France-Vietnam Master 2 in Applied Mathematics.

Rank (mention): Très bien

Master Thesis: “Optimized Schwarz Methods for the Linear Heat Equation in One and Two Dimension”.

Advisor: Professor Laurence Halpern, Université Paris 13, France

2003 – 2007

Mathematics and Computer Science, the Honor Program of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, University of Natural Sciences, Vietnam National University at Ho Chi Minh City

Rank: Exceptional

Thesis: “On partially elliptic and coercive boundary problems.”

Advisor: Professor Duong Minh Duc, University of Sciences, Vietnam National University at Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamActivities

I am participating in the European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant Project DYCON, as an External Associate Member.

I am writing a blog ‘”On the theories of Wave Turbulence and Quantum Kinetics”’’.

ACADEMIC INVITED VISITS
  1. 10 July – 1 August, 2017, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China (host Professor Shi Jin).
  2. 26 December – 30 December, 2016, Central China Normal University, China (host Professor Avy Soffer).
  3. 1 January – 1 September, 2016, University of Texas Austin, USA (host Professor Irene Gamba).
  4. 16 January – 22 February, 2015, Penn State University, USA (host Professor Toan Nguyen).
  5. 3 February – 5 February, 2015 University of Virginia, USA (host Professor Zoran Grujic).
  6. 14 July – 14 August, 2014, Vietnam Institute for Advanced Studies in Mathematics, Hanoi, Vietnam.
  7. 19 March – 21 March, 2014, Imperial College London, UK (host Professor Jose-Antonio Carrillo).
  8. 25 November – 29 November, 2013, Lyon University, France (host Professor Francis Filbet).
  9. 23 October – 28 October, 2013, Rutgers University, USA (host Professor Avy Soffer).
  10. 21 October – 22 October, 2013, Brown University, USA (host Professor Walter Strauss and Professor Yan Guo).
  11. 14 October – 18 October, 2013, Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical Modeling, University of Maryland College Park, USA (host Professor Eitan Tadmor).
  12. 9 April – 14 April, 2012, Max-Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany (host Professor Avy Soffer).
  13. 1 November – 30 November, 2011, Brown University, USA (host ICERM).
  14. 19 September – 26 September, 2010, Université de Genève, Switzerland (host Professor Martin Gander).
  15. 21 November – 27 November, 2011, Rutgers University, USA (host Professor Avy Soffer).
INVITED TALKS
  1. July 5 – July 9, 2018, Special Session “Nonlinear equations and many particle systems”, 12th AIMS Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Taipei, Taiwan
  2. 22 March, 2018, Analysis Seminar, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
  3. January, 2018, Colloquium, Rutgers University
  4. January, 2018, Colloquium, University of Houston
  5. 27 November, 2017, CAM Colloquium, Penn State University
  6. 2 October – 5 October, 2017, Hypocoercivity and Sensitivity Analysis in Kinetic Equations and Uncertainty Quantification, University of Wisconsin Madison.
  7. 28 September, 2017, Fluids Seminar, Princeton University.
  8. 18 September – 22 September, Kinetic Equations: Modeling, Analysis and Numerics, A celebration of Irene M. Gamba’s impact in modeling, analysis and numerical simulations of kinetic equations, University of Texas-Austin
  9. 24 July to 27 July, 2017, International Conference on Uncertainty Quantification in Computational Fluid Dynamics , Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China.
  10. 15 May to 19 May, 2017, Mathematical questions in wave turbulence theory, American Institute of Mathematics, San Jose, California.
  11. 4-7 January, 2017, AMS Joint Mathematical Meeting, SIAM Minisymposium on Topics in Analysis and Numerical Methods for Collisional Kinetic Equations, Atlanta.
  12. 27-28 December, 2016, Math Seminar, Central China Normal University.
  13. 21 November, 2016, PDE – Geometric Analysis Seminar, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA.
  14. 20 October, 2016, Seminar Computational and Applied Mathematics, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA.
  15. 24 August, 2016, Analysis Seminar, University of Texas at Austin, USA.
  16. 27 April, 2016, Math Seminar, Southern Methodist University, USA.
  17. 29 January, 2016, Seminar, Rutgers University, USA.
  18. 12 Oct, 2015, PDE – Geometric Analysis Seminar, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA.
  19. 1 Oct, 2015, Applied Math Seminar, Ohio State University, USA.
  20. 27 May, 2015, BCAM Workshop on Mathematics and its Applications, Bilbao, Spain.
  21. 16 March – 20 March, 2015, 6th International Conference on High Performance Scientific Computing, Hanoi, Vietnam
  22. 12 March, 2015, Seminar, Laboratoire Jean Kuntzmann, Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France.
  23. 30 January, 2015, PDEs and Numerical Methods Seminar, Penn State University, USA.
  24. 26 January, 2015, Math Colloquium, University of Wisconsin Madison.
  25. 20 January, 2015, Center for Nonlinear Analysis Seminar, Carnegie Mellon University, USA.
  26. 28 July – 7 Aug, 2014, Some Mathematical Problems related to Electromagnetic Waves, VIASM, Hanoi, Vietnam.
  27. 18 July, 2014, Workshop in PDEs, VIASM, Hanoi, Vietnam.
  28. 25 March 2014, GDT Analyse Numérique Paris 11 – Orsay, France.
  29. 12 November, 2013, Kyushu-Euskadi 2013 Workshop on Applied Mathematics, Fukuoka, Japan.
  30. 24 October 2013, Mathematical Physics Seminar, Rutgers University, USA.
  31. 14 October -18 October, 2013, KI-Net Young researchers workshop: Kinetic and macroscopic models for complex systems Center for Scientific Computation And Mathematical Modeling, University of Maryland, College Park, USA.
  32. 29 August – 9 September 2013, Benasque Partial differential equations, optimal design and numerics, Benasque, Spain.
  33. 23 September 2012, Seminar, Orleans University, France.
  34. 20 – 24 August, 2012, Congrès commun de la Société mathématique de France (SMF) et de la Société mathématique du Vietnam (VMS), the University of Hue, Vietnam.
  35. 25 June -29 June 2012, 21st International Conference on Domain Decomposition Methods, INRIA Rennes-Bretagne-Atlantique, France.
  36. 23 November 2011, Probability/Stochastics seminar, Brown University, USA.
  37. 26 October 2011, PDE seminar, BCAM, Spain.
  38. 22 August- 2 September 2011, Benasque Partial differential equations, optimal design and numerics, Benasque, Spain.
  39. 7 February-11 February, 2011, 20th International Conference on Domain Decomposition Methods, UC San Diego, California, USA.
  40. 23 November 2010, seminar at the work group “Boundary Condtions”, Département de mathématiques et applications (DMA) de L’École normale supérieure, France.
  41. 15 October 2010, nonlinear analysis seminar, University Paris 13, France.
  42. 21 September 2010, numerical analysis seminar, University of Geneva, Switzeland.
  43. 12 September -17 September 2010, Highly Oscillatory Problems: From Theory to Applications, The Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, UK.
  44. 31 May – 4 June 2010, CANUM 2010, Relai Soleil Les Bruyres, France.
  45. 25 May – 29 May 2009, SMAI 2009, La bergerie La Colle sur Loup, France.
  46. March and April 2009, seminar at the work group MEMD, University Paris 13, France.
  47. 04 August – 08 August 2008, the 7-th Congress of Vietnamese Mathematicians, Quy Nhon, Viet Nam.
TEACHING

2007-2008 Calculus 2, for mathematics students, second year, University of Sciences, Vietnam National University at Ho Chi Minh City

2008 – 2009 Colles (weekly oral examination) for classes préparatoires aux grandes écoles (to train undergraduate students for enrollment in one of the grandes écoles), first year and TD (exercises classes) in linear algebra, probability and differential equations for classes préparatoires aux grandes écoles (to train undergraduate students for enrollment in one of the grandes écoles), first year, Université Paris 13, France

2009 – 2010 Colles (weekly oral examination) for classes préparatoires aux grandes écoles (to train undergraduate students for enrollment in one of the grandes écoles), first year and TD (exercises classes) in linear algebra for computer science, economy and mathematics students, first year, Université Paris 13, France.

2010 – 2011 Colles (weekly oral examination) for classes préparatoires aux grandes écoles (to train undergraduate students for enrollment in one of the grandes écoles), second year and TD (exercises classes) in linear algebra for computer science, economy and mathematics students, first year, Université Paris 13, France

2015 Instructor, Fall Semester Math 412 (60 students), The Theory of Single Variable Calculus, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA.

2016 Instructor, Fall Semester Math 319 (180 students), Techniques in Ordinary Differential Equations, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA.

2017 Instructor, Spring Semester Math 412 (35 students), The Theory of Single Variable Calculus, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA.

SERVICES

Referee for SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, Journal of Computational Physics, Letters in Mathematical Physics, Nature Scientific Reports, Fluids.