Welcome to Weiwei Hu's Homepage


Department of Mathematics
University of Georgia
440 Boyd GSRC
Athens, GA 30602
Email: Weiwei.Hu@uga.edu


  • Ph.D., Mathematics, Virginia Tech, 5/2012

  • M.S., Mathematics, Virginia Tech, 5/2011

  • M.S., System Engineering, Beijing Institute of Information and Control, 4/2007

  • B.S., Applied Mathematics, Chengdu University of Technology, 7/2003


  • 8/2019–present, Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), Department of Mathematics, University of Georgia

  • 8/2016–7/2019, Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), Department of Mathematics, Oklahoma State University

  • 9/2015– 8/2016, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), University of Minnesota

  • 8/2012 – 5/2015, Assistant Professor (NTT), Department of Mathematics, University of Southern California

Research Interests

  • Approximation and mathematical control theory of partial differential equations

  • Optimal control of transport and mixing via fluid flows

  • Well-posedness and long-time behavior of mathematical fluid dynamics

  • Data-driven optimal control and estimation for network dynamics

  • Computational methods for optimal control design and model reduction

  • Reliability of renewable systems

Sponsored Research

  • 2018--2021, National Science Foundation, DMS-1813570,

  • ``Control and Optimization of Semi-Dissipative Systems" (single PI)
  • 01/2018-06/2019 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA),

  • "Robust Optimization & Control of Dynamic Sensor Systems" (PI at OSU)

Honors and Awards

  • 2018 OSU Academic Summer Research + 1 Travel Grant; Dean's Incentive Grant

  • 2013–2014 USC Zumberge Individual Award, James H. Zumberge Faculty Research and Innovation Fund

  • 2012–2013 USC WiSE Merit Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Research

  • 2010–2011 C. B. Ling Scholarship, Virginia Tech

  • Summer of 2008–2012 Hatcher Fellowship, Virginia Tech