Research Interests

  • Variational image processing/analysis and its applications.
  • Compressive sensing based image reconstruction.
  • Numerical optimization and applied partial differential equations.
  • Graph regularizations and large-scale data analysis.


  • Ph.D. (2013) in Applied Mathematics, Case Western Reserve University
  • M.S. (2008) in Mathematics, East China Normal University
  • B.S. (2005) in Mathematics, Xuzhou Normal University


  • 2018-2021: NSF grant DMS-1818374 (PI), "Graph-Based Regularization Techniques and Their Applications"
  • 2018-2019: MSU faculty excellence grant (PI), "Collaborative Research on Mathematical Imaging"