Liping Liu

Professor

Email: 
lipingli@lakeheadu.ca
Phone Number: 
+1 (807) 343-8427
Office Location: 
RB 2001
Office Hours: 
Wednesday 10:30am -- 11:30am or by appointment.
Academic Qualifications: 
  • Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, 1997 
  • M.Sc. in Mathematics, Xiangtan University, China, 1990 
  • B.Sc. in Mathematics, Sichuan University, China, 1982
Date joined Lakehead: 
August 1, 2000
Previous Teaching/Work: 
Teaching (2016-2017)
  • Math 5351 FA Advanced Numerical Analysis I
  • Math 9801 FA Project Research/Writing
  • Math 3050 WA Numerical Analysis & Computing
  • Math 3050 WB/3351 WA  Numerical Analysis & Computing/Applied Numerical Methods
  • Math 9801 WA Project Research/Writing
Teaching (2015-2016) 
  • Math 2255 FA   Linear Algebra I
  • Math 5353 FA  Continuous Optimization 
  • Math 3050 WA  Numerical Analysis & Computing
  • Math 3050 WB/3351 WA  Numerical Analysis & Computing/Applied Numerical Methods
  • Math 5355 SA Operations Research - Deterministic Models
Work Experience
  • 2008 – Present: Professor, Lakehead University
  • 2003 – 2008: Associate Professor, Lakehead University
  • 2000 -- 2003: Assistant Professor, Lakehead University
  • 1999 - 2000: Assistant Professor, University of New Brunswick, Saint John
  • 1998 - 1999: Postdoctoral Member, The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, Toronto
  • 1998:   Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Scientific Computing, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
  • 1995 - 1997: Research Fellow, Numerical Analysis & Computer Sciences, Academy of Czech Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 1994 - 1995: Research Staff, Shunfeng Air Conditioner & Cleaning Equipment Co. Xiangtan, Hunan, China
  • 1987 - 1994: Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Xiangtan University, China
  • 1982 - 1984: Full-time Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, Hunan Textile College, China
 
    Research Interests: 
    • Scientific computing, Finite element methods in three and higher dimensional space
    • Operations research, Mathematical programming

    Selected Publications

    • C. Zhang, L. Liu, P. Yan, L. Zhang, The Stability Analysis of a Predator-Prey Model with Nonlinear Trophy Transfer, Acta Mathematicae Applicatae Sinica, 31 (2015),  235 - 246.
    • C. M. Chen, M. Křížek, L. Liu, Numerical Integration over Pyramids, Advances in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 5 (2013), 309 - 320.
    • C. T. Zhang, L. Liu, Research on coordination mechanism in three-level green supply chain under non-cooperative game, Applied Mathematical Modelling, 37 (2013), 3369 - 3379.
    • L. Liu, K. B. Davies, M. Křížek, L. Guang , On Higher Order Pyramidal Finite Elements , Advances in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics,  3 (2011), 131 - 140.
    • L. Liu, M. Huang, K. Yuan, M. Křížek, Numerical approximation of a nonlinear 3D heat radiation problem,   Advances in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 1 (2009), 125 -139.
    • Y. Cao, M. Huang, L. Liu, Y. Xu, Hybrid collocation methods for Fredholm integral equations with weakly singular kernels, Applied Numerical Mathematics, 57 (2007), 549 - 561.
    • L. Liu, T. Liu, M. Křížek, Tao Lin, S.  Zhang, Global superconvergence and a posteriori error estimators of the finite element method for a quasilinear elliptic boundary value problem of nonmonotone Type, SIAM J. Numer. Anal., 42 (2004), 1729 - 1744.
    Graduate Supervision
    • Postdoctoral Fellows 2 
    • Masters Students 11 
    • NSERC Undergraduate Students 4
    • Undergraduate Honours Project 1