Wenxian Shen

Research Areas - Analysis - Applied Mathematics - Differential Equations

Office: 237 Parker Hall

221 Parker Hall
Auburn, AL 36849-5310

Phone: (334) 844-6578
Fax: (334) 844-6550
E-Mail: wenxish@auburn.edu

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Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology 1992
M.S., Beijing University 1987
B.S., Zhejiang Normal University 1982

Professional Employment

Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University 2002 - present
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University 1997 - 2002
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Auburn University 1992 - 1997

Research and Teaching Interests

Applied Mathematics and Analysis: Differential Equations; Dynamical Systems and Their Applications

Selected Publications

  1. Wenxian Shen and Zhongwei Shen, Transition fronts in time heterogeneous and random media of ignition type, submitted (2014),  arXiv:1407.7579
  2. Liang Kong and Wenxian Shen, Liouville Type Property and Spreading Speeds of KPP Equations in Periodic Media with Localized Spatial Inhomogeneity, Journal of Dynamics Differential Equations26 (2014), no. 1, 181-215.
  3. Janusz Mierczynski and Wenxian Shen, Principal Lyapunov Exponents and Principal Floquet Spaces of Positive Random Dynamical Systems. I. General Theory,Transactions of the American Mathematical Society365 (2013) no. 10, 5239-5265. 
  4. Wenxian Shen and Aijun Zhang,  Spreading Speeds for Monostable Equations with Nonlocal Dispersal in Space Periodic Habitats (with Journal of Differential Equations,249 (2010), 749-795.
  5. Wenxian Shen, Traveling Waves in Diffusive Random Media, Journal of Dynamics Differential Equations16 (2004), 1011-1060.

Last updated: 08/12/2015