# 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.