YZWIMG Zhouwang Yang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in Mathematics

Affiliation: School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)

Office: Room 1205, Management and Research Building, East Campus, USTC

Address: No.96, Jinzhai Road, Hefei, Anhui 230026, P. R. China

Phone: +86-13739292767

Fax: +86-551-63601005

Email: yangzw@ustc.edu.cn

Website: http://staff.ustc.edu.cn/~yangzw/


Zhouwang Yang is now an associate professor in Mathematics at USTC. He received his Bachelor degree, Master degree and PhD degree in Mathematics from USTC in 1997, 2000 and 2005, respectively. He worked at Seoul National University as a postdoctoral researcher from December 2006 to November 2007. He was a visiting scholar in School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) at Georgia Tech during 2010 and 2011.

Honors and Awards: the Funding for New Century Excellent Talents in University (2011); the "Kun-Xue-Shou-Wang" Award for Excellence in Teaching (2012).

Research Interests

  • Geometric Modeling and Processing

  • Optimization Theory

  • Statisitical Learning

  • Compressed Sensing and Sparse Modeling

Selected Publications

  • Zhouwang Yang, Huizhi Xie, Xiaoming Huo. Data-driven smoothing can preserve good asymptotic properties. Contemporary Mathematics, Vol.622: 125-139, 2014.
  • Yuan Liu, Wen Zhou, Zhouwang Yang, Jiansong Deng, Ligang Liu. Globally Consistent Rigid Registration. Graphical Models, 76(5): 542-553, 2014.
  • Ruimin Wang, Zhouwang Yang, Ligang Liu, Jiansong Deng, Falai Chen. Decoupling noises and features via weighted $\ell_1$-analysis compressed sensing. ACM Transactions on Graphics, 33(2), 18:1-12, 2014.
  • Meng Wu, Weihong Zhang, Zhouwang Yang, Jiansong Deng, Falai Chen. Spline spaces with mixed orders of continuity over T-meshes. Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 268(1): 179-193, 2014.
  • Weiming Wang, Tuanfeng Y. Wang, Zhouwang Yang, Ligang Liu, Xin Tong, Weihua Tong, Jiansong Deng, Falai Chen, Xiuping Liu. Cost-effective printing of 3D objects with skin-frame structures. ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. SIGGRAPH Asia), 32(6), 177:1-10, 2013.
  • Ruimin Wang, Zhouwang Yang, Ligang Liu, Qing Chen. Discretizing Laplace-Beltrami Operator from Differential Quantities. Communications in Mathematics and Statistics, 1(3): 331-350, 2013.
  • Meng Wu, Jinlan Xu, Ruimin Wang, Zhouwang Yang. Hierarchical bases of spline spaces with highest order smoothness over hierarchical T-subdivisions. Computer Aided Geometric Design, Vol. 29(7): 499-509, 2012.
  • Dong-Ming Yan, Wenping Wang, Yang Liu, Zhouwang Yang. Variational mesh segmentation via quadric surface fitting. Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 44(11): 1072-1082, 2012.
  • Jun Wang, Zhouwang Yang, Falai Chen. A variational model for normal computation of point clouds. The Visual Computer, Vol. 28(2), 2012: 163-174.
  • Jun Wang, Zhouwang Yang, Liangbing Jin, Jiansong Deng, Falai Chen. Parallel and adaptive surface reconstruction based on implicit PHT-splines. Computer Aided Geometric Design, Vol. 28(8): 463-474, 2011.
  • Youhua Fu, Luxi Yang, Wei-Ping Zhu, Zhouwang Yang. A Convex Optimization Design of Relay Precoder for Two-Hop Mimo Relay Networks. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC2010): 1-5, Cape Town, 2010.
  • Jun Wang, Zhouwang Yang, Liangbing Jin, Jiansong Deng, Falai Chen. Adaptive surface reconstruction based on implicit PHT-splines. Proceedings of the 14th ACM Symposium on Solid and Physical Modeling (SPM'10): 101-110, Haifa, Israel, 2010.
  • Zhouwang Yang, Yeong-Hwa Seo, Tae-wan Kim. Adaptive triangular-mesh reconstruction by mean-curvature-based refinement from point clouds using a moving parabolic approximation. Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 42(1): 2-17, 2010.
  • Tae-wan Kim, Yoo-chul Kim, Jung-chun Suh, Sanyuan Zhang, Zhouwang Yang. Internal energy minimization in biarc interpolation. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol.44(11): 1165-1174, 2009.
  • Tae-wan Kim, Yeong-hwa Seo, Sang-chul Lee, Zhouwang Yang, Minho Chang. Simultaneous registration of multiple views with markers. Computer-Aided Design, Vol.41(4): 231-239, 2009.
  • Jiansong Deng, Falai Chen, Xin Li, Changqi Hu, Weihua Tong, Zhouwang Yang, Yuyu Feng. Polynomial splines over hierarchical T-meshes. Graphical Models, Vol. 74(4): 74-86, 2008.
  • Zhouwang Yang, Yeong-hwa Seo, Tae-wan Kim. Reconstructing a mesh from a point cloud by using a moving parabolic approximation. Advances in Geometric Modeling and Processing, (LNCS 4975): 370-383, 2008.
  • Zhouwang Yang, Tae-Wan Kim. Moving parabolic approximation of point clouds. Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 39(12): 1091-1112, 2007.
  • Zhouwang Yang, Chunlin Wu, Jiansong Deng, Falai Chen. Specification of initial shapes for dynamic implicit curve/surface reconstruction. Journal of Computer Science and Technology, Vol.21(2): 249-254, 2006.
  • Zhouwang Yang, Jiansong Deng, Falai Chen. Fitting unorganized point clouds with active implicit B-spline curves. The Visual Computer, Volume 21, Numbers 8-10: 831-839, 2005. [Special Issues for Pacific Graphics 2005]


  • Analytic Geometry and Linear Algebra (Spring 2013, Spring 2014)

  • Operations Research (Fall 2011; Fall 2012; Fall 2013; Fall 2014)

  • Spline Functions and Approximation Theory (Fall 2011)

  • Optimization Algorithms (Spring 2012)

  • Statistical Learning Theory (Seminar: Fall 2012)

  • Data Analysis and Modeling (Seminar: Fall 2013, Spring 2014)


  • Postgraduates:

    Yusheng Li, Jiaojiao Yang, Wen Zhou

  • Undergraduates:

    Xinchang Xie, Runtian Ren, Peigen Zhou, Baiyu Chen, Xueyu Shi


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