Lina Ma

Research Associate

The Pennsylvania State University
Department of Mathematics

Ph.D. of Mathematics
Department of Mathematics, Purdue University

Office: 203 McAllister Building
Phone: (814) 865-3783
Email: linama@psu.edu

Office Hours:

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Here is my CV.


Teaching:

Math 251 (section 7), ordinary and partial differential equations, Spring 2017

Math 455, Introduction to Numerical Analysis, Spring 2016

Math 251H, ordinary and partial differential equations, Fall 2015

Math 251 (section 14), ordinary and partial differential equations, Fall 2015

Math 230, calculus and vector analysis, Spring 2015

Math 251H, ordinary and partial differential equations, Fall 2014


Research Interests:

  • Complex Fluids modeling and computations
  • Coarse Grained models for biological systems
  • Numerical analysis and application of Spectral methods
  • Electromagnetic and Acoustic Scattering
  • Vector Spherical Harmonics


  • Recent Publications and Preprints:

  • L. Ma, X. Li, and C. Liu. FDT-Consistent Approximation of the Langevin Dynamics Model, Comm. Math. Sci, accepted. PDF
  • L. Ma, X. Li, and C. Liu The Derivation and Approximation of Coarse-grained Dynamics from Langevin Dynamics, J. Chem. Phys, 145, 204117 (2016)PDF
  • L. Ma, X. Li, and C. Liu. From Generalized Langevin Equations to Brownian Dynamics and Embedded Brownian Dynamics, J. Chem. Phys, 145.11 (2016): 114102. PDF
  • L. Ma, R. Chen, X. Yang, and Z. Hui. Numerical Approximations for Allen-Cahn Type Phase Field Model of Two-Phase Incompressible Fluids with Moving Contact Lines, to appear in Comm. Comput. Phys. PDF
  • L. Hu, L. Ma, and S. Jie. Efficient Spectral-Galerkin Method and Analysis for Elliptic PDEs with Non-Local Boundary Conditions, J. Sci. Comp. pp 1-12, 2015. PDF
  • L. Ma, J. Shen, and L. Wang. Spectral Approximation of Time-Harmonic Maxwell Equations in Three-Dimensional Exterior Domains, Inter. J. Numer. Anal. Model. 12:366-383, 2015. PDF
  • L. Ma, J. Shen, L. Wang, and Z. Yang. Wavenumber Explicit Analysis of Spectral-Galerkin Methods for Time-Harmonic Maxwell Equations in Exterior Domains, submitted to IMA J. Num. Anal. PDF
  • C. Ting, L. Ma and J. Shen. Spectral methods for a 3D Spherical Solar-like Dynamo Equation, preprint, to be submitted soon