Prof. Tong YANG (楊彤)

PhD – University of California, Davis, USA

Head and Chair Professor

Prof. Tong YANG

Contact Information

Office: Y6517 Academic 1
Phone: +852 3442-9819
Fax: +852 3442-0249
Link: Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Kinetic Theory

Prof. Tong Yang is Chair Professor of Mathematics at CityU. His research interests include the mathematical theories of conservation laws and kinetic equations. He serves on the editorial boards of several international journals. And he is also one of the chief editors of the journal "Kinetic and Related Models".


PhD in Mathematics, University of California, Davis, June 1993

Research Areas

  1. Conservation laws: Well-posedness theory, structure of solutions, multi-dimensional problems, stability of nonlinear wave patterns and solution profiles, singularity analysis, numerical schemes.
  2. Boltzmann equation: Phenomena related to fluid dynamics such as nonlinear wave patterns and solution profiles, boundary layer theory, time-periodic solutions and convergence rates, solutions in new function spaces, hypocoercivity problems, regularity of non cutoff cross-sections.

Editorial Board