**Hongwei Gao**

Department of Mathematics

University of California, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA 90095

**Office**: MS 7380

**Email**: hwgao@math.ucla.edu

**
Personal Information **

Currently, I am employed by the Department of Mathematics as an Assistant Adjunct Professor, mentored by Professor Inwon C. Kim . Previously, I obtained my Ph.D. at University of California, Irvine, under the supervision of Professor Song-Ying Li and Professor Yifeng Yu.

**Research Interests**

- Homogenization
- Nonlinear PDEs and their applications in the study of combustion, traffic flow, etc.

**Teaching at UCLA**

- Fall 2016: Math 134 (Linear and Nonlinear Systems of Differential Equations) Lecture 2 and Lecture 3.
- Winter 2017: Math 135 (Ordinary Differential Equations) Lecture 2 and Lecture 3.
- Spring 2017: Math 136 (Partial Differential Equations) Lecture 1.
- Summer 2017: Math 135 (Ordinary Differential Equations) Lecture 1.
- Fall 2017: Math 33 B (Differential Equations) Lecture 2 and Math 170 A (Probability Theory) Lecture 5.
- Winter 2018: Math 170 A (Probability Theory) Lecture 4.
- Spring 2018: Math 135 (Ordinary Differential Equations) Lecture 2 and Math 136 (Partial Differential Equations) Lecture 1.
- Fall 2018: Math 135 (Ordinary Differential Equations) Lecture 2 and Math 151A (Applied Numerical Methods) Lecture 3.
- Winter 2019: Math 135 (Ordinary Differential Equations) Lecture 1.
- Spring 2019: Math 134 (Linear and Nonlinear Systems of Differential Equations) Lecture 1 and Lecture 2.

- Sep. 2011--Jun. 2016: Ph. D. Mathematics, University of California, Irvine ; Irvine, CA
- Sep. 2007--Jun. 2011: B. S. Mathematics, Zhejiang University, China

**Publications**

- H. Gao and I. Kim, Head and tail speeds of mean curvature flow with forcing.

Arch. Ration. Mech. Anal. 2019. - H. Gao, Stochastic homogenization of certain nonconvex Hamilton--Jacobi equations.

J. Differ. Equ. 267(5), 2918--2949, 2019. - H. Gao, Random homogenization of coercive Hamilton--Jacobi equations in 1d.

Calc. Var. Partial Differ. Equ. 55(2), 1--39, 2016 - H. Gao, Strain induced slowdown of front propagation in random shear flow via analysis of G-equations.

Proc. Am. Math. Soc. 144(7), 3063--3076, 2016.