Jiajun Tong Name in Chinese

PhD Candidate in Mathematics portrait

Department of Mathematics
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
New York University

Contact Information

251 Mercer Street
New York, NY 10012, U.S.A.

Email: MyFirstName at cims.nyu.edu

About Me

I am a fifth-year PhD student in mathematics. I am interested in PDE and numerical analysis arising in fluid dynamics in general. I am working with Prof. Fang-Hua Lin on PDEs in liquid crystal, complex fluids and flow-structure interaction problems. I am also working with Prof. Michael Shelley on modeling and simulating active swimmers.

Before coming to NYU, I received B.S. in applied and computational mathematics in Peking University in 2013.

Here is my CV updated in Sep. 2017.


  1. Jiajun Tong and Michael J. Shelley, Directed migration of microscale swimmers by an array of shaped obstacles: modeling and shape optimization, arXiv preprint arXiv:1709.04449, 2017. Submitted.
  2. Zaihui Gan, Fang-Hua Lin and Jiajun Tong, On the Viscous Camassa-Holm Equations with Fractional Diffusion, arXiv preprint arXiv:1709.00774, 2017. Submitted.
  3. Fang-Hua Lin and Jiajun Tong, Solvability of the Stokes Immersed Boundary Problem in Two Dimensions, arXiv preprint arXiv:1703.03124, 2017. To appear in Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics.
  4. Megan S. Davies Wykes, Xiao Zhong, Jiajun Tong, Takuji Adachi, Yanpeng Liu, Leif Ristroph, Michael D. Ward, Michael J. Shelley, Jun Zhang. Guiding microscale swimmers using teardrop-shaped posts, Soft Matter (2017), 13, pp. 4681-4688. DOI: 10.1039/C7SM00203C. arXiv
  5. Kai Jiang, Jiajun Tong and Pingwen Zhang. Stability of Soft Quasicrystals in a Coupled-Mode Swift-Hohenberg Model for Three-Component Systems. Communications in Computational Physics (2016), 19, pp. 559-581. DOI:10.4208/cicp.181014.130715a. arXiv
  6. Kai Jiang, Jiajun Tong, Pingwen Zhang, & An-Chang Shi. Stability of two-dimensional soft quasicrystals in systems with two length scales. Physical Review E (2015), 92(4), 042159. arXiv


  1. Directed swimming of nanoscale swimmers in an array of posts with non-circular section: modelling and shape optimization, 69th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, L25.03, Portland, OR, November, 2016.


I am not teaching in Fall 2017. Find my past teaching here.


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Updated in September, 2017