Computer and Information Science Department
University of Pennsylvania
- I will be joining UCLA's Math Department on July 1st
Chenfanfu Jiang is an assistant professor of Computer and Information Science at the Unviersity of Pennsylvania. Starting in July 2021 he will be an assistant professor of Mathmatics at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Jiang received the PhD degree (`15) from UCLA co-advised by Demetri Terzopoulos at CS and Joseph Teran at Mathematics. He continued as a Postdoctoral Scholar at UCLA and joined the University of Pennsylvania as an assistant professor in May 2017. He completed a B.S. in Physics (`10) from the Special Class for the Gifted Young (SCGY) at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC).
Jiang is a recipient of the UCLA Edward K. Rice Outstanding Doctoral Student Award (2015), NSF CRII award (2018) and NSF CAREER award (2020). His current research interests include physics-based modeling/simulation and scientific computing. He works on numerical algorithms facilitating advancements in computer graphics, computational physics, and inverse problems (mainly in structural mechanics, vision, and robotics).