Graduate Students (23)
|Chang-Xiong Qin: PhD Candidate, Feb. 2022 - Feb. 2023
His research interests include: Data mining; Big data marketing. He is a joint Ph.D. student with Hunan University in China supported by China Scholarship Council.
|Liu Yang: PhD Candidate, Nov. 2021-Nov. 2022
her research interests include: Theory and application of ordinary (delay) differential equations; modelling, prevention and control of Zoonotic avian influenza. She is a joint Ph.D. student with Northeast Normal University in China supported by China Scholarship Council.
|Sanaz Gholizadeh: Ph.D. Candidate, Sept. 2019 -
|Hamed Babazadeh: Ph.D. Candidate, Jan. 2019 -
trained in mechanical engineering, and worked as a designer and consultant, Hamed’s interest lies in developing mathematical platforms using dynamical systems to explain interactions between an individual and environment. He is currently revisiting the measures describing the condition of mind which expresses satisfaction with the thermal environment, known as “thermal comfort” in the building industry. He is examining the possibility of crafting a more flexible notion of thermal comfort to improve the well-being of occupants, reduce the energy use of buildings, and ultimately elevate the notion of comfort to pleasure.
|Yi Tan: Ph.D. Candidate, Sept. 2019 -
Her research interests include: Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems; Stochastic Systems, Stability and Biological Applications; Infectious disease modeling.
|Pei Yuan, Ph.D., Sept. 2017 - Aug. 2021
her research interests include: Statistical and dynamical modeling analysis of the species population; bifurcation analysis; Infectious disease modeling.
|Bing Hu: Ph. D. Candidate, 2015 -
her research interests include: Theory and applications of stochastic dynamical system; Modeling, analyzing and evaluating the impact of climate change on vector population and transmission of vector-borne diseases; Mosquitoes and Mosquito-borne diseases.
|Wenzhe Li, Ph.D. Candidate, 2014 -
Using dynamical system and statistics approaces to study the environmental impact on single species population and transmission of vector-borne diseases.
|Yiyuan Wang, Ph.D., Sept. 2013–Dec. 2018
Her research interests include: Dynamical systems; Bifurcation theory and applications; Hilbert's 16th problem
|Don Yu, PhD., Sept. 2012 - Aug. 2017, co-supervised with Neal Madras
His interests include: Modeling and dynamical studies of vector-borne diseases considering climate change.
|Dr. Longbin Chen, Ph.D., Sept. 2011 - Aug. 2016, co-supervised with Steven Wang
His research interests include: Modeling studies of temporal and spatial abundance and distribution of mosquitoes; Climate modeling and impact studies on ecology and epidemiology.
He is currently a project manager at Bank of Montreal.
|Yurong Cao, Ph.D., Sept. 2009 – Aug. 2017, co-supervised with Xin Gao
Her research interest was to combine both statistical and dynamical system approaches to study the West Nile virus in Peel region incorporating weather and environmental factors.
Now project manager of Royal Bank of Canada
|Ahmed Abdelrazec, Ph.D., Sept. 2009 – Aug. 2014
His research interests include: Research interests cover the topics in Ordinary Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems; Bifurcation Theory and Applications; Mathematical Modeling and Analysis in Ecology and Epidemiology.
Now he is an associate professor and program director of applied math at the American University in Saudi Arabia.
|Chunhua Shan, Ph.D., Sept. 2009 – Aug. 2013
His research interests include: Bifurcation theory and applications of dynamical systems; Hilbert's 16th problem.
He is now an associate professor at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Toledo, Ohio, USA. http://www.math.utoledo.edu/directories/Shan_Chunhua_f.html
|Qingling Zeng, Ph.D., Sept. 2003 – Aug. 2010
Her research interests include: Differential equations and Dynamical system; Mathematical modeling and analysis in biology, epidemiology and finance, prediction and control.
Now she is an Associate Vice President, Fraud Strategy and Analytics of Scotiabank.
|Rongsong Liu, Ph.D., Sept. 2002 – Aug. 2006, co-supervised with Jianhong Wu.
Her research interests include: Differential equations and dynamical systems, Bifurcation theory and applications; Transmission Dynamics and Spatial Spread of Vector-borne Diseases; Modeling, Prediction and Control.
She is now a Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Wyoming.
|Jiangshan Wang, Master in progress, Sept. 2019 - .|
|Hamed Babazadeh, MSc, Sept. 2017 – Dec. 2018.
Climate change modeling.
Now PhD started Jan. 2019.
|Bing Hu, MSc, Sept. 2013 – Aug. 2015.
Now a PhD candidate.
|Kenji Suzuki, MSc, Sept. 2005–Sept. 2007.
Now the Deputy Director, Actuarial Affairs Division, Pension Bureau, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan.
|Oulu Xu, MSc, Sept. 2004 – Aug. 2006.|
|Eitan Prisman, MA, Jan. 2003 – Aug. 2003.|
|Qingling Zeng, MA, May 2003–Aug. 2003.|
Post-Doctoral Fellows (23, * indicates supported by my grants)
|*Ziwang Deng, Mar. 2011 – his research interests include Climate change and impacts; Numerical modelling and data assimilation; Statistical data analysis, statistical downscaling model development; Big data analytics and visualization; GIS (Geographic Information Systems) analysis; Data driven web application development, developer of the Ontario Climate Data Portal (OCDP)|
|*Jummy David, July 2020 -
Research interests include: Mathematical biology, mathematical epidemiology, population dynamics, computer simulations, data fitting, data analysis and parameter estimation. She is especially interested in modeling indirect (environmental) transmission of infectious diseases.
|*Elena Aruffo, Sept. 2020 -
received her PhD in Applied Mathematics from York University (2020). She employed deterministic and stochastic models to model measles immunity in Canada. She joined LAMPS in September 2020 and she is currently working on modelling COVID-19 pandemic.
|*Don Yu, Sept. 2018 - Aug. 2019
His interests include: Modeling and dynamical studies of vector-borne diseases considering climate change. He was co-supervised with Neal Madras.
|*Juan Li, July 2018 - June 2021
her research interests include: Theory of bifurcation and application of dynamical systems, Mathematical biology; Modeling, dynamics control and prevention of Zoonotic diseases. She is a joint postdoctoral fellow with China Animal Health and Epidemiology Center (CAHEC).
|*Xianghong Zhang, July 1 2017 – June 2019
her research interests include:Smooth and non-smooth dynamical systems (ordinary differential equation, impulsive response, Filippov and piecewise smooth), bifurcation theory and applications; Mathematical biology, Modelling and dynamics of mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases with human interventions (transgenic mosquitoes) and climate changes; Modelling and analysis of integrated pest management (IPM) and epidemiology. Now she is an associate professor in the School of Mathematics and statistics, Southwest University, Chongqing, China.
(Supported by my CHIR)
|*Haitao Song, Feb. 2016 – Mar. 2018
his research interests include: Delay differential equations and Dynamical systems; Bifurcation theory and applications in mathematical biology; Modeling and dynamics of mosquito-borne diseases. Now he is an associate professor in the School of Mathematical Sciences, Shanxi University, Shanxi, China.
|*Renato Huzak, Jan. 2016 – Dec. 2016
Geometric singular perturbation theory, Lienard equations and Hibert’s 16th problem; slow-fast bifurcations and application in mathematical biology. (Supported by CHIR and NSERC), Now assistant professor at Hasselt University, Hasselt, Belgium.
|Khalid Malik, Jan. 2015–Dec. 2017
has obtained his PhD from ESS, York University in 2010 with Prof. Peter Taylor. His PhD topic of research was a study of drought over Central Southwest Asia. He identified the causes of severe drought over the Asian region during 1999-2001 and found tele-connections with different climatic indices. He has developed a seasonal weather model for Pakistan and its neighboring countries including India, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka. The model can also be used for hydrological seasonal weather outlook by simply changing the model input and Regional Correction Factors (RCF) for that particular region. His broad research interests include: The impact of climate change in the region; Monsoon dynamics; The importance of meteorology in the agriculture sector; Regional weather tele-connection with different climatic indices etc. Now he is a director of Pakistan Meteorological Department, Islamabad, Pakistan.
|*Xiaolan Zhou, April 2014–Mar. 2018
Research Associate and Lamps Assistant; Regional climate change modeling and impact studies. (Supported by MOECC)
|*Wenjing Zhang, Sept. 2014 – Aug. 2015
She received her PhD in Applied Mathematics from Western University in August of 2014. She uses dynamical systems approach to study recurrent diseases. Her work "Conditions for transient viremia in deterministic in-host models: viral blips need no exogenous trigger" was awarded a SIGEST paper award from the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) in 2014. Wenjing joined LAMPS and York to conduct research on dynamical systems, bifurcation theory, geometric singular perturbation theory and applications in mathematical biology, in particular to study the fast-slow dynamics in ecology and epidemiology.
|Wendi Bao, Oct. 2014 – Sept. 2015
her research interests include: Numerical methods of (partial) differential-algebraic equations; Modeling the spatial distribution of mosquito abundance and transmission of mosquito-borne diseases using free boundaries.
|*Zhipeng Qiu, Aug. 2013–July. 2014
Bifurcation theory, modeling and dynamics of environmental impact on lakes. (Supported by NSERC and PHAC).
Now a full professor of Nanjing University.
|Longxing Qi, March 2013–Feb. 2014
Mathematical modeling study of schistosomiasis in China. (Supported by a Chinese Scholarship Council postdoctoral fellowship)
|*Juping Zhang, March 2012–Feb. 2013
Spatial modeling for the spreading of West Nile virus.
Now a full professor in Shanxi University.
|*Guihua Li, Sept. 2010–Aug. 2013: At York University (Sept. 2010 – Nov. 2011), At Nanjing Normal University, China (Nov. 2011 – Feb. 2013) .
her research interests include: Bifurcation theory and applications in mathematical biology; Modeling and dynamics of vector-borne diseases.
Now a full professor in China North University.
|*Guihong Fan, Feb. 2009–Aug. 2011
her research interests include: Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems; Bifurcation Theory and Applications; Mathematical Modeling and Analysis in Ecology and Epidemiology; Modeling studies of West Nile virus and vector-borne diseases. Dr. Fan now is an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics, Columbus State University, Georgia, USA.
|Jiafeng Wang, Sept. 2008–Oct. 2011
his research interest: Using the WNv surveillance data, the weather record, and landscape features in southern Ontario, he apply the statistical and mathematical tools to study the impact of weather and environmental conditions on mosquito population, further on WNv transmission.
Now financial modeller and analyst at Bank of Montreal.
|*Hui Wan, Sept. 2009–Aug. 2010
Spatial and temporal dynamics of mosquito population and mosquito-borne diseases.
Now associate professor in School of Mathematics Nanjing Normal University, China.
|*Alip Mohammed, Sept. 2008–July 2009
His research interests include: Modeling and Analysis of West Nile Virus: Discrete Models; Several Complex Variables and Partial Differential Equations; Image Processing and Pseudo-Differential Operators. He was co-supervised with Man Wah Wong.
Now is a professor in the Department of Mathematics, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE
| *Venkata Duvvuri, Sept. 2006–Aug. 2008
Mathematical studies of the transmission of West Nile virus in Ontario. (Co-supervised with J.Wu).
Now research scientist at PHO.
|Weiguang Yao, Jan. 2004–July 2004
Immune system memory realization. (Co-supervised with J.Wu).
Now senior research scientist St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
|*Yulin Zhao, Oct. 2002–Dec. 2002
Bifurcation of nonlinear dynamical systems, Hilbert's 16th problem.
Now Professor, Dean of School of Mathematics, Zhongshan University, Guangzhou, China.