Curriculum Vitae

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Research Interests

  • Mathematical Modeling, Economics, Fluid Mechanics, Dynamics, Stability and Control, Locomotion

Education

  • Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California (8/2011)
  • M.S. - Aerospace Engineering, University of Southern California (5/2007)
  • B.A. - Economics, National School of Development, Beijing University (5/2005)
  • B.S. - Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Beijing University (5/2005)

Professional Experience

  • Quantitative Modeler - Enterprise Risk Architect, Bank of the West, BNP Paribas (7/2013 - present)
  • Co-founder, CEO - City of Angels Online (1/2009 - 4/2014)
  • Research Associate - Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California (9/2012 - 7/2013)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor - Mathematics, Georgia Tech (8/2011 - 8/2012)
  • Chief Operating Officer - Green Emissions Design (12/2010 - 6/2011)
  • Scientific Advisor (volunteer) - Iridescent Learning Los Angeles (1 - 5/2008)
  • Teaching Assistant - Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California (1 - 5/2008)
  • Research Assistant - Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California (1/2006 - 7/2011)

Publications

  • Hamiltonian structure and stability of a submerged deformable body
    F. Jing, V. Ostrovskyi, in preparation
  • How vortex merging starts
    F. Jing, D. Uminsky, P.K. Newton, E. Kanso, in preparation
  • Stability of periodic locomotion in potential flow
    F. Jing, E. Kanso, Regul. Chaotic Dyn. 18(4), 380-393 (2013), absArXiv
  • Optimization of two- and three-link snake-like locomotion
    F. Jing, S. Alben, Phys. Rev. E, 87, 022711 (2013) abs, ArXiv, pdf
  • Insights into symmetric and asymmetric vortex mergers using the core growth model
    F. Jing, E. Kanso, P.K. Newton, Phys. Fluids, 24, 073101 (2012) abs, ArXiv, pdf
  • Effects of body elasticity on stability of underwater locomotion
    F. Jing, E. Kanso, J. Fluid Mech.690, 461-473 (2012) abs, ArXiv, pdf
  • Viscosity effects on inviscid point vortex equilibria
    F. Jing, E. Kanso, P.K. Newton, 7th Euro. Nonlinear Dyn. Conf. Proc. (2011) pdf
  • Part I - Viscous evolution of point vortex equilibria; Part II - Effects of body elasticity on stability of fish motion
    F. Jing, PhD Dissertation, University of Southern California (2011) Amazon, pdf
  • Viscous evolution of point vortex equilibria: The collinear state
    F. Jing, E. Kanso, P.K. Newton, Phys. Fluids22, 123102 (2011) absArXiv, pdf
  • Stability of a submerged deformable body
    F. Jing, E. Kanso, ASME Int. Design Eng. Tech. Conf. Proc. (2009) abs, pdf
  • Motion control of a spinning disk on rotating earth 
    F. Jing, E. Kanso, P.K. Newton,
    46th IEEE Conf. Decision Control Proc. (2007) absArXiv, pdf
  • Dynamics and control of satellite with symmetric solar panels
    F. Jing, B.S. Thesis, Beijing University (2005) English, Chinese

Selected presentations

Projects

  • Thermo-aerodynamics analysis of New Way/Glaston glass tempering system, 28th Annual Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry, University of Delaware (6/2012) 
  • Optimization of automation algorithms for Bloom Energy solid oxide fuel cell assembly process, 28th Annual Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry, University of Delaware (6/2012) report
  • Developed revolutionary and low cost on-board engine emission control system, constructed business plan and presented to venture capital firms, Green Emissions Design, Los Angeles CA (6/2011) plan, presentation
  • Dynamics analysis and nonlinear tracking/servo controller design of multi-degree electro-dynamical system, USC (5/2008)
  • Dynamics and feedback control design of a spring-mass system, USC (12/2006) report
  • Modal and Finite Element Method (FEM) analysis of multi-degree and continuous systems of beams and membranes, USC (12/2006)
  • Theoretical and numerical analysis of dynamics and stability of 3D ellipsoidal underwater glider, USC (12/2006) report
  • Finite Element Method (FEM), Finite Difference Method (FDM) and Finite Volume Method (FVM) Navier-Stokes solvers for viscous flow field in parallel pipes, USC (12/2005)
  • Stability, convergence, efficiency and error analysis of high accuracy multi-step numerical PDE solver for 3D initial and boundary value problems, USC (12/2005)
  • Thermodynamics analysis (FLUENT) of air-cooling systems and design requirement of additional water-cooling systems of 7 power plants in Shanxi and Shaanxi, China, Beijing University (5/2005)
  • Aerodynamics analysis (StarCD) of collision avoidance of discarded auxiliary fuel tanks on advanced trainer fighter jet Guizhou JL9/FTC-2000 "Mountain Eagle'', Beijing University (5/2005)
  • Aeroacoustic and aerodynamics analysis (FLUENT) and shape design improvement of side mirrors on Golf (Volkswagen China), Beijing University (4/2005) 
  • Statistical analysis of the correlation between fixed investment, foreign capital, price index, import/export, policy and GDP of China in 1978 - 2001, Beijing University (12/2004) report(in Chinese)

Teaching Experience

  • Georgia Tech, MATH 2403 - Differential EquationsLecturer (Fall 2011, Spring 2012)
  • University of Southern California
    • AME 453 - Engineering Dynamics, Teaching Assistant (Spring 2011)
    • AME 301 - Dynamics, Teaching Assistant (Spring 2009)
    • AME 443 - Control System Laboratory, Teaching Assistant (Spring 2008)
    • AME 526 - Engineering Analytical Methods, Teaching Assistant (Summer 2006)
  • Iridescent Learning Los Angeles, Scientific Advisor (1 - 5/2008)

Honors and Awards

  • Travel award - 28th Annual Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry, University of Delaware (6/2012)
  • Travel grant - 9th Annual Conference on Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics, New Jersey Institute of Technology (5/2012)
  • Teaching award - CTEL Thank a teacher certificate, Georgia Tech (3 times: 1/2012, 3/2012, 4/2012)
  • Travel award - Society for Integrative & Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, Charleston SC (1/2012)
  • Chun-Tsung scholarship - Chun-Tsung Foundation by Nobel Laureate Tsung-Dao Lee, Beijing University (4/2005)

Academic Services

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