# Curriculum Vitae

Sitai Li 李思泰

School of Mathematical Sciences

Xiamen University

Xiamen, Fujian 361005, China

## RESEARCH INTERESTS

Partial differential equations, initial value problems, integrable systems, inverse scattering transform, solitons, numerical simulations, asymptotics, dispersionless limits, modulational instability.

## PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Associate professor, School of Mathematical Sciences, Xiamen University January 2022 – present

Assistant professor, School of Mathematical Sciences, Xiamen University September 2021 – January 2022

Van Loo Postdoctoral Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan September 2018 – May 2021

Research Assistant, Department of Mathematics, State University of New York at Buffalo September 2016 – June 2018

Adjunct Instructor, Department of Mathematics, State University of New York at Buffalo September 2015 – June 2018

Teaching Assistant, Department of Mathematics, State University of New York at Buffalo September 2011 – August 2015

## EDUCATION

Ph.D in Mathematics, June 2018

Department of Mathematics, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA

Advisor: Professor Gino Biondini

Thesis title: Maxwell-Bloch and nonlinear Schrödinger systems with nonzero background

B. S. in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, June 2010,

School of Mathematical Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, P. R. China

## GRANTS

2023 – 2025: The National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 12201526)

2022 – 2025: The Natural Science Foundation of Fujian Province of China (Grant No. 2022J01032)

2022 – 2024: Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (Grant No. 20720220040)

## PUBLICATIONS

Please see the publication page

## INVITED TALKS AND CONFERENCES

2023 UNC Greensboro PDE Conference, online. Talk title: On the Maxwell-Bloch system in the sharp-line limit without solitons. June 9 – 11, 2023

The 9th International Conference on Nonlinear Mathematical Physics & The 16th National Workshop on Solitons and Integrable Systems (第九届非线性数学物理国际会议暨全国第十六届孤立子与可积系统学术研讨会), Qingdao, China. Talk title: On the Maxwell-Bloch system in the sharp-line limit without solitons. August 22 – 24, 2022

Joint Workshop on Mathematics between XMU and XMUM, Department of Mathematics, Xiamen University Malaysia, Malaysia. Talk title: On the Maxwell-Bloch system in the sharp-line limit without solitons. July 23, 2022

6th International Virtual Workshop on Nonlinear and Modern Mathematical Physics, Department of Mathematics, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. Talk title: On the Maxwell-Bloch system in the sharp-line limit without solitons. June 19, 2022

4th IMA Conference on Nonlinearity and Coherent Structures, Institute of Mathematics & its Applications, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK. Talk title: On the Maxwell-Bloch system in the sharp-line limit without solitons. July 9, 2021

Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory Seminar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Talk title: Asymptotics in the sharp-line Maxwell-Bloch system without solitons. November 16, 2020

Colloquium, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Talk title: Maxwell-Bloch and nonlinear Schrödinger systems with nonzero background. February 6, 2020

The Eleventh IMACS International Conference on Nonlinear Evolution Equations and Wave Phenomena: Computation and Theory, University of Georgia, Georgia. Talk title: Universal behavior of modulationally unstable media with non-zero boundary conditions. April, 17 – 19, 2019

AMS 2018 Fall Central Sectional Meeting, University of Michigan, Michigan. Talk title: Universal behavior of modulationally unstable media with non-zero boundary conditions. October, 20 – 21, 2018

SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures, Orange, California. Talk title: Universal behavior of modulationally unstable media with non-zero boundary conditions. June, 11 – 14, 2018

AMS 2017 Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting, University at Buffalo, New York. Talk title: Universal behavior of modulationally unstable media with non-zero boundary conditions. September 16 – 17, 2017

Applied Math Days, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York. Talk title: Soliton solutions of Maxwell-Bloch equations with non-zero background. April 7 – 8, 2017

2016 Canadian Mathematical Society Winter Meeting, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Talk title: Soliton solutions of Maxwell-Bloch equations with non-zero background. December, 2 – 5, 2016

SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures, Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Talk title: On the degenerate soliton solutions of the focusing nonlinear Schrödinger equation. August, 8 – 11, 2016

Applied Math Days, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York. Talk title: Two-level systems with non-zero background. April 1 – 2, 2016

2014 Canadian Mathematical Society Winter Meeting, Hamilton, Canada. December 5 – 8, 2014

Workshop in Brock University, Canada. November 19, 2013

4th New York Conference on Applied Mathematics (NYCAM), Cornell University. November 9, 2013

## TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Xiamen University:

Mathematical Analysis II recitation

Calculus I-2

Calculus IV

University of Michigan:

MATH115, Calculus I

MATH217, Linear Algebra (Inquiry-Based Learning class)

MATH316, Differential Equations

State University of New York at Buffalo:

MTH121, Survey of Calculus and Its Applications I

MTH122, Survey of Calculus and Its Applications II

MTH131, Mathematical Analysis for Management

MTH141, College Calculus I

MTH142, College Calculus II

MTH241, College Calculus III

MTH306, Introduction to Differential Equations

## PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Journal papers refereed:

Acta Mathematica Scientia

Acta Polytechnica

Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation

The European Physical Journal Plus

The IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics

International Mathematics Research Notices

Journal of Nonlinear Science

Journal of the Physical Society of Japan

Letters in Mathematical Physics

Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences

Mathematical Physics, Analysis and Geometry

Mathematical Reviews

Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena

Physical Review A

Physical Review E

Physical Review Letters

Physical Review Research

Pramana–Journal of Physics

Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences

Studies in Applied Mathematics

Symmetry, Integrability and Geometry: Methods and Applications

Wave Motion

## MEMBERSHIPS

American Mathematical Society (AMS)

Chinese Mathematical Society (CMS)

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

China Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (CSIAM)

## COMPUTER SKILLS

Languages & Softwares: Mathematica, MatLab and Python