Applied Mathematics & Statistics
Stony Brook University, Applied Math
Yuefan Deng is a Professor of Applied Mathematics at Stony Brook University, the Mt.
Tai Scholar at the National Supercomputer Center of China in Jinan, China’s most prestigious
Thousand-Scholar Program awardee, and a Visiting Professor of Computer Science at
the National University of Singapore. Prof. Deng earned his BA (1983) in Physics from
Nankai University and his Ph.D. (1989) in Theoretical Physics from Columbia University.
Prof. Deng’s research covers parallel computing, molecular dynamics, Monte Carlo methods,
and biomedical engineering. He has published more than 85 papers in these areas and
supervised 25 doctoral theses. He is the architect of the Galaxy Beowulf Supercomputer
at Stony Brook built in 1997 and of the NankaiStars Supercomputer which was China's
fastest when it was completed in 2004. He also built a supercomputer prototype called
RedNeurons in 2007 with financial support from China’s Ministry of Science and Technology
and Shanghai’s Commission of Science and Technology. His research in the US is supported
by DOE, NSF, NIH, as well as New York State. He has lectured widely in the US, Germany,
Russia, Brazil, Singapore, as well as the Greater China region.
Deng's Wiki page can be found