Yanzhao Cao Professor Research Areas  Applied Mathematics  Numerical Analysis Office: 241 Parker Hall Address: Phone: (334) 8446576 
Education 

Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University  1996 
M.S., Jilin University, China  1986 
B.S., Jilin University, China  1983 
Professional Employment 

Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University  2011  present 
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University  2008  2011 
Assistant and Associate Professor, Florida A & M University  1996  2008 
Affiliated Faculty, School of Computational Sciences, Florida State University  2000  2011 
Lecturer, Heilongjiang University, China  1986  1999 
Professional Activities 
Panelist for Federal Funding Agencies: 
Uncertainty Quantification Methodologies for Enabling ExtremeScale Science, DOE Computational and Applied Mathematics Program, June 2013 
Proposal mail reviewer, Air Force for Scientific Research, November 2013 
DOE Computational and Applied Mathematics Program, March 2012 
NSF Computational Mathematics Program, April 2012 
Review Panel Proposals on Collaboration in Mathematical Geosciences, National Foundation (2010) 
Review Panel of Proposals on Collaboration in Mathematical Geosciences, National Science Foundation (2010) 
Review Panel of Young Investigator Proposal, U.S. Department of Energy (2009) 
Review Panel of Proposals on Collaboration in Mathematical Geosciences, National Science Foundation (2009) 
Review Panel Proposals on Uncertainty Quantification, U.S. Department of Energy (2008) 
Referee: Advances in Computational Mathematics, AIAA Journal, Applied Mathematics and Applications, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Applied Numerical Mathematics, Communications in Pure and Applied Analysis, Communications in Mathematical Sciences, Computational and Applied Mathematics, Computational Optimization and Applications, Computing, Communications in Computational Physics, Computer Method in Fluid Mechanics and Engineering, Discrete and Continuous Dynamical SystemB, Electronic Journal of Differential Equations, International Journal of Uncertainty Qualification, Journal of Integral Equations and Applications, Journal of Computational Physics, Journal of The Franklin Institute: Engineering and Applied Mathemaitcs, Journal of Hydrology, Journal of Scientific Computing, Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations, Numerical Methods in Fluid Mechanics, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis 
Associate Editor on the editorial board of Academic Journals: 
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis (widely considered as the top journal in numerical analysis), serving since 2007, renewed by the EIC for another three year term starting January 2013 
Communications in Mathematical Research, serving since April 2012 
Selected Publications 
