VITA
Zhiqiang Cai
EDUCATION
Ph.D. 
University of Colorado, Colorado, USA 
1990 
M.S. 
Huazhong
University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China 
1985 
B.A. 
Huazhong
University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China 
1982 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Interim Director 
Center for Computational and Applied Math, Purdue University 
2023Jan. 2024 
Professor 
2003 

Visiting
Faculty 
Center for Applied Scientific Computing, Lawrence Livermore National Lab 
2001 (712),
2003 
Visiting Professor 
Department of Mathematics, University of California at Los Angeles 
2001 (16) 
Invited Professor 
Department
of Mathematics, Universite de Bordeaux 1 
1998 (67) 
Invited Professor 
Department of Mathematics, Universite de Pau 
1998 (56) 
Associate
Professor 
19962003 

Consultant 
Rocketdyne Division, Boeing
North American 
19941997 
Invited
Visitor 
INRIA
at SophiaAntipolis 
1992 (57) 
Assistant
Professor 
Department of Mathematics, University of Southern California 
19911996 
Visiting
Member 
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University 
19901991 
Math.
Associate II 
Mathematical
Sciences Division, Brookhaven National Laboratory 
1990 (18) 
RESEARCH INTERESTS
Neural Networks and Scientific Machine Learning
A Posteriori Error Estimation and Adaptive Numerical Methods
Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations (Finite Element, Finite Volume, and LeastSquares methods)
Computational Solid and Fluid Mechanics, and Electromagnetics
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AND HONORS
American Mathematical Society
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
United States Association for Computational Mechanics
The 20182019 College of Sciencce Research Award, Purdue University
The 1989 SIAM Student Paper Prize for the paper entitled ``On the finite volume element method'' (July 1989, San Diego)