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)
Math 265 (Spring 2019)

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. 
American Journal of Physiology Renal Physiology Vol. 315 (2018): F665-F676. link. 

[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
Springer contributed volume of "Understanding Complex Biological System with Mathematics" Association for Women in Mathematics Series, vol 14. Springer, Cham, 123 - 144 (2018).link. 


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 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. MBI workshop.