Dongming Wei, PhD [CV]

Department: Mathematics
Position: Department Chair
Office: 7.202
Email: dongming.wei@nu.edu.kz
Phone: +7 (7172) 709388
Website: https://sites.google.com/nu.edu.kz/dongmingwei

Dongming Wei is a full Professor in the Department of Mathematics of Nazarbayev University, he joined the Mathematics faculty in June of 2014. He obtained his BS Degree in Mathematics from Guangxi University in 1982 and his PhD in Applied Mathematics from Michigan State University in 1988. Prior to SST he held assistant, associate, and full professor positions at University of New Orleans from 1988 to 2014. His research portfolio includes nonlinear finite element analysis of engineering problems in solid and fluid mechanics, modeling of graphene based structural materials, modeling of human eye and cancer cells, modeling of soil foundations and landslides, modeling of porous medium flows at high Reynolds numbers, computational non-Newtonian thermal flows in extrusion dies, numerical solutions of nonlinear option price equations.


Nonlinear differential equations with industrial applications; Modeling, numerical simulations, finite element analysis, symbolic computation, application of simulation software; Stability and integrity of structures of advanced materials with applications in energy and bio-medical engineering, MEMS and NEMS; Non-Newtonian flows and polymer extrusion; Interdisciplinary research; Actuarial mathematics.





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[1] P. Skrzypacza, S. Kadyrov, D. Nurakhmetov, D. Wei, Analysis of Dynamic Pull-in Voltage of a Nonlinear Material NEMS Model, Materials Today:Proceedings 00 (2017) 1–8.


[2] P. Skrzypacz, and D. Wei, Solvability of the Brinkman-Forchheimer-Darcy Equation, Journal of Applied Mathematics, Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 7305230.


[3] D. Wei, S. Kadyrov, and Z. Kazbek, Periodic Solutions of a Graphene Based Model in Micro-Electro-Mechanical Pull-in Device, Applied and Computational Mechanics 11 (2017), pp.81–90.


[4] P. Skrzypacz, and D. Wei, On the Discrete Maximum Principle for the Local Projection Scheme with Shock Capturing, Journal of Computational Mathematics Vol.35, No.5, 2017, 547–568.


[5] M. B. M. Elgindi, D. Wei and Y. Liu, Buckling and Post-Buckling of Graphene Tubes, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, Vol. 23, Issue 4 (2016) pp.402-406.


[6] D. Wei, Yu Liu, D. Zhang, M. W. L. Ko, and J. R. Kim, Numerical Analysis for Retaining Walls Subjected to Swelling Pressure, Proceedings of 2016 International Conference on Architecture, Structure and Civil Engineering (ICASCE’16), London (UK) March. 26-27, 2016.


[7] H. Hazin, D.Wei, M.B.M. Elgindi, and Y. Soukiassiani, A Lumped-Parameter Model for Nonlinear Waves in Graphene, World Journal of Engineering and Technology, 3, (2015) pp. 57-69.


[8] M. W.L. Ko, D. Wei, C.K.S. Leung, Characterization of Corneal Indentation Hysteresis, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE, (2015) pp.7784-7787.


[9] L. Lefton, D. Wei, and Yu. Liu, Optimal Numerical Flux of Power Law Fluids in Some Partially Full Pipes, International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 28, 6-10, (2014) pp. 351-362.


[10] S. Al-Ashhab, and D. Wei, Negative Curvature Solutions in a NonNewtonian Power-law Fluid Flow, Pacific Journal of Applied Mathematics, Vol.6, No. 4, (2014) pp. 289 –303.


[11] M. B. M. Elgindi, D. Wei, Y. Soukiassian, and Y. Liu, On the Buckling of Euler Graphene Beams Subject to Axial Compressive Load, World Journal of Engineering and Technology, 2, (2014) pp.135-144.


[12] D. Wei, M.B.M. Elgindi, and Y. Liu, Some Analytic and Finite Element Solutions of the Graphene Euler Beam, International Journal of Computer Mathematics, 91 (2014) pp. 2276-2293.


[13] M.B.M. Elgindi, D. Wei, Y. Liu, K. Kamran, and H.L. Xu, Buckling and Deformation of Hollomon’s Power-Law Tubes, Thin-Walled Structures, Vol. 74, (2014) pp. 213 – 221.


[14] Introduction to Finite Element Analysis-A Computational Approach, Springer-with P. Kythe, Birkhäuser, Boston, 2004 (ISBN: 978-0-8176-4308-9).


Full list of publications can be found on google scholar page.