Professor and Chair of Mathematics
Wenxiong Chen joined Yeshiva University in 2002 as a Professor.
He held previous positions at
Missouri State University (Assistant, Associate, and Professor 1991--2001),
University of California, Los Angeles (Visiting Associate Professor 1996-1997),
University of Arizona (Visiting Assistant Professor 1990-1991),
and University of Pennsylvania (Visiting Assistant Professor 1987-1990).
He is an internationally well-known mathematician in the area of nonlinear partial differential equations.
Research interests include nonlinear elliptic partial differential equations, fractional Laplacians
and other non-local operators, nonlinear functional analysis, and geometric analysis.
Teaching experiences include introductory as well as advanced mathematics courses.
Has received six research grants from the National Science Foundation, among which he was
the Principal Investigator in five of the grants.
Received one grant from the Simons Foundation.
Received the Foundation Award for Research from the Missouri State University.
Over 70 papers/books published in refereed journals including many in prestigious journals such as Annals of Math., Comm. Pure and Appl. Math., Duke Math. J., Advances in Math., J. of Diff. Geom., and Arch. Rat. Mech. Anal..
Many of his papers are highly cited, including the following
1. W. Chen, C. Li, Classification of solutions of some nonlinear elliptic equations, Duke Math. J. 63(1991) 615-622,
has been cited 895 times, and in terms of citation, it is ranked the second among all published math papers worldwide in 1991.
2. W. Chen, C. Li, B. Ou, Classification of solutions for an integral equation, CPAM, 59(2006) 330-343,
has been cited 553 times, and in terms of citation, it is ranked the 13th among all published math papers worldwide in 2006.
3. W. Chen, C. Li, and Y. Li, A direct method of moving planes for the fractional Laplacian, Adv. Math. 308 (2017) 404-437,
has been cited 129 times, and in terms of citation, it is ranked the first among all published math papers worldwide in 2017.
Here the citation numbers are from Google-Scholar, and the citation rankings are from MathSciNet, as of Feb. 2020.
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