Xiaochuan Tian Received 2016 Chinese Government Award

APAM alumna, Dr. Xiaochuan Tian, received the 2016 Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad award from the Chinese government. This highly competitive annual award is set up by the China Scholarship Council (CSC) to honor overseas Chinese students with outstanding academic accomplishments. The award ceremony took place in New York on April 28, 2017.

Dr. Tian was a former graduate student in Professor Qiang Du's group and she defended her Ph.D. thesis in November 2016. She has won several awards previously for her Ph.D. research work, including a 2016 SIAM outstanding paper prize and a best poster award at the conference on topics in applied nonlinear analysis. She was recently invited for a month long visit to Germany where she took part in the Hausdorff Trimester Program on Multiscale Problems: Algorithms, Numerical Analysis and Computation at the Hausdorff Institute of Mathematics in Bonn.

Photo: Qiyue Zhang from the Chinese Consulate General in NYC (left) presented the award certificate to Dr. Tian (right)

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