Assistant Professor
SB 116 | (713) 313.7967
Curriculum Vitae

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Mathematics, August 2006 University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
  • M.S., Mathematics, June 2000 Zhejiang Normal University, China
  • B.S., Mathematics, June 1997 Zhejiang Normal University, China

Research Interests

My research is in the area of nonlinear dynamical systems with focuses on theory on dynamics of networks of differential equations and its applications. Currently, I work on

  • Theory of coupled cell systems
  • Dynamics of network motifs
  • Dynamics of generalized rivalry network
  • Grid formation in mammalian spatial navigation systems
  • NF-kB signaling pathway

External Grants

  1. NSF – Conference: Invitation to Mathematics ($ 17,312). 8/1/2018 – 7/31/2019,  (PI: Saydam, co-PI: Wang).
  2. NSF – Research Initiation Award: Studying the Dynamics of Network Systems by Using

    Ordinary Differential Equations and Boolean Frameworks ($283,194). 5/1/2018 – 4/30/2021, PI

  3. DHS – Preparing Technically Savvy Homeland Security Professionals for maritime  transportation security ($800,000). 9/1/2014 – 8/30/2019 (PI: Yi Qi, Co-PIs: Miao Pan, Yunjiao Wang)

Internal Grant

Seeds Grant at Texas Southern University ($8,000), 2015.

Recent Publications

Y. Wang, K. Chilakamarri, D. Kazakos and M. C. Leite. Relations between dynamics of network systems and their subnetwork systems.AIMS Mathematics, 2(3): 437-450, 2017

Y. Wang, B. Omidiran, F. Kigwe and K. Chilakamarri. Relations between the conditions of admitting cycles in Boolean and ODE network systems, Involve, Vol.10, No.5, (2017),813. DOI 10.2140/involve.2017.10.813 (B. Omidiran and F. Kigwe were two undergraduates).

A. Jacot-Guillarmod, Y. Wang, C. Pedroza, H. Ogmen, Z. Kilpatrick, K. Josic. Extending Levelt’s Propositions to perceptual multistability involving interocular grouping. Vision Research. Volume 133, April 2017, Pages 37-46.

C. Diekman, M. Golubitsky and Y. Wang. Derived Patterns in Binocular Rivalry Networks. J. Math. Neuro. (2013)

C. Diekman, M. Golubitsky, T. McMillen and Y. Wang. Reduction and dynamics of a generalized network with two learned patterns. SIAM J. Appl. Dynam. Sys.11 (4) (2012) 1270-1309.

M. Golubitsky, D. Romano, and Y. Wang. Network Periodic Solution: Rigid phase shift. Nonlinearity. 25 (2012) 1045-1074.

Y. Wang, P.Paszek, C. A. Horton, H. Yue, M. R.White, D.B. Kell, M. R. Muldoon and D.S. Broomhead. A systematic study of the response of a NF-kappaB signalling pathway to TNFalpha stimulation. 297 (2012) 137-147. Journal of Theoretical Biology

Y. Wang, P. Paszek, C. A. Horton, D. B. Kell and M. R. White, D. S. Broomhead and M. R. Muldoon. Interactions among oscillatory pathways in NF-kappaB signalling. 5(23), 2011.BMC Systems Biology