Ning Wei

Visiting Assistant Professor 
Department of Mathematics
Purdue University 


Office: 409 Department of Mathematics
        Purdue University
        150 N. Universit St
        West Lafayette, IN, 47907
Phone: 765-494-3405
Email: wei307@purdue.edu

Education

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota 
Ph.D. Mathematics, May 2016. 
Advisors: Yoichiro Mori, Alena Talkachova 

Employment

Mathematics Department, Duke University 
Visiting Assitant Professor, August 2016 - July 2018
Mentor: Anita T. Layton
Mathematics Department, Purdue University 
Visiting Assitant Professor, August 2018 - Now
Mentor: Gregery T. Buzzard

Research Interests

Cardiac physiology, Renal physiology, Circadian Clock, Fluid Dynamics. 

Teaching

Math 265 (Fall 2018)

Publications

[1] N. Wei, Y. Mori and E.G. Tolkacheva. The role of short term memory and conduction velocity restitution in alternans formation
Journal of Theoretical Biology 367 (2015): 21-28. link

[2] N. Wei, Y. Mori and E.G. Tolkacheva. The dual effect of ephaptic coupling on cardiac conduction with heterogeneous expression of connexin 43
Journal of Theoretical Biology 397 (2016): 103-114. link

[3] N. Wei. On certain optimization problems related to matrix norms 
Optimization 65 (2016), No.10: 1791-1803. link

[4] N. Wei and A.T. Layton. Theoretical assessment of the Ca2+ oscillations in the afferent arteriole smooth muscle cell of the rat kidney. 
International Journal of Biomathematics Vol.11 No.3 (2018) 1850043 (21 pages) link. 
 
[5] N. Wei, M. L. Gumz and A. T. Layton. Predicted effect of circadian clock modulation of NHE3 of a proximal tubule cell on sodium transport. 
To appear in American Journal of Physiology Renal Physiology 2018. 

[6] W. Strychalski, S. Bryant, B. Jadamba, E. Kilikian, X. Lai, L. Shahriyari, R. Segal, N. Wei and L.A. Miller. Fluid dynamics of nematocyst prey capture
To appear in Springer contributed volume of "Understanding Complex Biological System with Mathematics" (2018). 

Dissertation:
N. Wei. Alternans, ephaptic coupling and their relation to ventricular arrhythmias. pdf

Awards

  • AMS Simons Travel Grant, 2018 - 2020.
  • Postdoc Travel Grant, Purdue University, 2018 - 2019.
  • Art&Science Travel Grant, Duke University, 2017- 2018.
  • Recent Invited Talks

    
    
  • Applied Mathematics Seminar, Department of Mathematical Science, Nov. 2nd, 2018, University of Cincinnati.
  • Applied Mathematics Seminar, Department of Mathematics, Oct 18th, 2018, Ohio State University.
  • Applied Mathematics Seminar, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sep 21st, 2018, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.
  • CCAM lunch seminar talk, Department of Mathematics, April 6th, 2018, Purdue University.
  • SIAM conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, May 21-25, 2017, Snowbird, Utah.
  • Recent Workshops and Conferences

    
    
  • Organize (with Prof. A.T. Layton) Minisymposiums on Mathematical physiology and medicine I and II, SIAM conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, May 21-25, 2017, Snowbird, Utah. MS 160, MS 173.
  • Women Advancing Mathematical Biology: Understanding Complex Biological Systems with Mathematics, April 24-28. 2017, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University. MBI workshop.