Curriculum Vitae For Benzhuo Lu
Benzhuo Lu
Professor, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Affiliation:
State Key Laboratory of Scientific/Engineering Computing
Institute of
Computational Mathematics and Scientific/Engineering Computing,
National Center for Mathematics and Interdisciplinary Sciences (Mathematics and Biomedical division)
OFFICE ADDRESS
Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Beijing 100190, China
Tel:0086-10-82541904
Fax: 0086-10-62542285
email:
http://lsec.cc.ac.cn/~lubz， and academic webpage: www.continuummodel.org
WORK EXPERIENCE
Professor, Institute of Computational Mathematics, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2012.2 - present
Associate Professor, "One-hundred talent program" professor, Institute of Computational Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2008.10 - 2012.
Research associate, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California at San Diego, 2006 - 2008.
Postdoc researcher, Chem. & Biochem. Dept of University of California at San Diego, 2003 - 2006.
Visiting Student, the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy, 1999.6-1999.9
Instructor, Yunnan Agriculture University, Kunming, China, 1993-1997.
EDUCATION
1997 - 2002, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. University of Science and Technology of China,
Hefei, China
1989 - 1993, B.S. in Physics. East China Normal
University, Shanghai, China
RESEARCH
Biophysical/chemical Computation, modeling and simulation. Current focuses are on continuum modeling
of biomolecular system/processes and solvation phenomena, numerical methods and software development,
and molecular dynamics simulation studies of proteins.
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Editorial board/Editorial Advisory Board:
Computational Science & Discovery
Molecular Based Mathematical Biology
Journal of Applied Mathematics
数值计算与计算机应用 (J Numerical Methods and Computer Applications)
Reviews:
For journals: Plos Comput Biology, Journal of Computational Physics, Biophysical Journal, Communications in Mathematical Sciences, Soft Matter, FEBS, Nonlinear Analysis Series B: Real World Applications, International J. Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, Computational Science & Discovery, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Journal of Chem. Phys., Communications in Computational Physics, Journal of Phys. Chem. A, B., J Chem Theory and Computation, J. Comput. Chem., Comput Phys. Commun, J. Neurophysiology, Molecular Based Mathematical Biology, Interdisciplinary Sciences- Computational Life Sciences，Chinese Science Bulletin, Current Medicinal Chemistry, and some other journals.
For funding proposals: French National Research Agency (ANR) funding, NSFC and so on.
Member:
the American Chemical Society, Biophysical Society, and Protein Society, Beijing Society of Computational Mathematics, Chinese Computer Federation.
Conferences/Symposiums/Sessions Organized
Program committee Co-Chair and Conference Co-Chair, International Workshop on Continuum Modeling of Biomolecules (WCMB), September 14-16, 2009, Beijing, China.
Advisory board, the 2nd Annual World Bio-Soft Forum (Bio-Soft 2010)，June 23-25，2010, Dalian，China
Conference Co-organizer, Workshop and Summer School on Coulomb Many-body Systems, Summer School: June 6-10, 2012, Workshop:June 12-14, 2012, Shanghai, China
Conference Co-organizer，Workshop on Meshing and Visualization in Scientific Computing，December 27-28，2012，Beijing
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Taught courses:
general physics and calculus (for undergraduate students)
Biomolecular modeling and Computation (for Ph.D graduate students)
TALKS ON CONFERENCE, WORKSHOP, OR SEMINAR
August 2014, 248th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, Symposium "Modeling the effects of water and solvation in biological systems: Developments, August 10-14, 2014, US
July 2014, Transport of Ionic Particles in Biological Environments, Workshop 4, University of Toronto campus in Toronto, Ontario, July 28-August 1, 2014, Canada
August 2014, minisyposium of the SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences, August 4 - 7, 2014, Charlotte, NC, US
July 2014, Protein Electrostatics – satellite meeting of EBEC 2014, 8-11 July, Lisbon, Portugal.
March 2014, The 247th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Dallas, ENFL: Division of Energy and Fuels, SESSION: Electrolyte Systems and Interfacial Processes in Energy Storage and Conversion, March 16-20, 2014, US
International Workshop on Continuum Modeling of Biomolecules, Institute of Computational Mathematics and Scientific/Engineering Computing, Sep. 14-17, 2009, Beijing Workshop on "Frontiers in Computational and Applied Mathematics", August 9-10, 2009, Tsinghua University, Beijing. August 9, 2009.
Continuum modeling of electrodiffusion around single molecule, KITPC Workshop on "Dynamics and Biomolecular Machinery", Jul 29-Aug 10, 2009, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics China at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, July 29, 2009.
2009 SIAM Annual Meeting, July 6-10, Denver, Colorado, July 10, 2009.
“Free energy calculation methods in Molecular modeling”，Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China. May 8, 2009.
School of Mathematical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China. March 17, 2009.
Zhou Pei-Yuan Center for Applied Mathematics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Dec. 15, 2008.
Lecture series (I, II, III), Institute of Computational Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing, China. Dec. 8, 11, 17, 2008.
"Modelling of Electrostatics and Diffusion Processes in Biological Systems", Frontiers in Science (FIS) program -- Integrated Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer Science, a CTBP-CSUSM Seminar Series, California State University San Marcos, Sept. 25, 2008.
"Fully-continuum diffusion -- the Poisson-Nernst-Planck model and some extensions" at the 2008 CTBP Summer School, Coarse-Grained Physical Modeling of Biological Systems: Advanced Theory and Methods, San Diego, CA, August 11-15, 2008.
"Continuum modeling of electrodiffusion: from equilibrium to nonequilibrium states"，Dept. of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, University of California at Irvine, 4/25/08.
Informal Seminars on Mathematics and Biochemistry-Biophysics, "Boundary integral methods for electrostatics in biomolecules. Part I: An overview", 4/8/08,
Spring quarter, 2008; And "Electrodiffusion", 10/2/07, Summer and Fall quarter, 2007. Department of Mathematics, UCSD.
"Some developments, improvements, and applications in biomolecular modeling techniques", Dec. 11, 2007, at the Institute of Computational Mathematics and Scientific/Engineering Computations, Beijing.
"Discrete and Continuum molecular modeling", Dec. 17, 2007, at the Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China.
"Toward more efficient and accurate continuum modeling", Dec. 22, 2007, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing.
Cyberinfrastructure and multiscale modeling approaches,NBCR (National Biomedical Computation Resource) Summer Institute 2006, La Jolla, California, August 7-11 August, 2006, weblink: http://nbcr.net/si/2006/contact.php (Instructor).
"Electrostatics, density distribution, and diffusion - A continuum modeling frame with realistic spatiotemporal resolution" on March 7, 2007 at the Biophysical Society 51st Annual Meeting . Baltimore, Maryland, MD, March 3-7, 2007.
"Accelerating computations to order N for electrostatic interactions of biomolecular systems" on Sep. 11, 2006 at the 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 10-14, 2006.
"Molecular Simulations of Protein Kinase A: Release of ADP from the catalytic subunit of PKA: A MD simulation study" on July 12, 2005 at ICAM Frontiers of Science Symposium: Signal Transduction and Protein Phosphorylation, UC San Diego, CA.
"A new minimization method for real protein folding prediction," presented on May. 30, 2002 at the Seventh Symposium on Life Science at Home and Abroad, the Academy of military medical sciences, Beijing, China.
"Dynamics simulation for protein-protein interaction" at Proceedings of Chinese Biomedical Engineering 2001 (CBME), Wuhan, China.