Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics
Office: 409 Department of Mathematics
150 N. Universit St
West Lafayette, IN, 47907
School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
Ph.D. Mathematics, May 2016.
Advisors: Yoichiro Mori, Alena Talkachova
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
Cardiac physiology, Renal physiology, Circadian Clock, Fluid Dynamics.
Math 265 (Fall 2018)
Math 265 (Spring 2019)
Math 265 (Fall 2019)
Math 265 (Spring 2020)
 N. Wei, Y. Mori and E.G. Tolkacheva. The role of short term memory and conduction velocity restitution in alternans formation
J. Theor. Biol. 367 (2015): 21-28. link
 N. Wei, Y. Mori and E.G. Tolkacheva. The dual effect of ephaptic coupling on cardiac conduction with heterogeneous expression of connexin 43
J. Theor. Biol. 397 (2016): 103-114. link
 N. Wei. On certain optimization problems related to matrix norms
Optimization 65 (2016), No.10: 1791-1803. link
 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.
Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. Vol. 315 (2018): F665-F676. link
 N. Wei and A. T. Layton. Theoretical assessment of the Ca2+ oscillations in the afferent arteriole smooth muscle cell of the rat kidney.
Int. J. Biomath Vol.11 No.3 (2018) 1850043 (21 pages). link
 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
Springer contributed volume of "Understanding Complex Biological System with Mathematics" Association for Women in Mathematics Series, vol 14. Springer, Cham, 123 - 144 (2018).link.
 C. Diekman and N. Wei. Circadian rhythms of early afterdepolarizations and ventricular arrhythmias in a cardiomyocyte model. Submitted (2019).
 N. Wei and E. G. Tolkacheva. Interplay between ephaptic coupling and complex geometry of border zone during acute myocardial ischemia: effect on arrhythmogeneity. To appear in Chaos (2020).
N. Wei. Alternans, ephaptic coupling and their relation to ventricular arrhythmias. pdf
AMS Simons Travel Grant, 2018 - 2020.
Postdoc Travel Grant, Purdue University, 2018 - 2020.
Art&Science Travel Grant, Duke University, 2017- 2018.
Recent Invited Talks
First ephpatic coupling conference, May 5-7, 2019, Roanoke, Virginia.
Applied Mathematics Seminar, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Oct 26th, 2018, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.
Applied Mathematics Seminar, Department of Mathematics, Oct 18th, 2018, Ohio State University.
Applied Mathematics Seminar, Department of Mathematical Science, Sep 28th, 2018, University of Cincinnati.
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.