Faculty Profile for Dr. Young Ju Lee

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Dr. Young Ju Lee
Professor — Mathematics
MCS 580
phone: (512) 245-8023

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Lee received his Ph.D. in Math, from Penn State University in 2004, did a postdoc at UCLA until 2007. He then took a tenure-track faculty job at Math Department at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Piscataway. He worked at Rutgers, until 2013. He joined Texas State University, Mathematics in the fall of 2013. He is currently a Professor at Mathematics.

Teaching Interests

He likes to teach analysis, numerical analysis, and scientific computing.

Research Interests

Currently, his main research interest is in investigating the coupled flow and transports as well as the machine learning and data science. He is also investigating tornadogenesis.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Choi, Y., Jo, G., Kwak, D., & Lee, Y. J. (2022). Locally conservative discontinuous bubble scheme for Darcy flow and its application to Hele-Shaw equation based on structured grid. Numerical Algorithms, 1–26.
  • Jaracz, J. S., & Lee, Y. J. (2022). Existence and Stability of Global Solutions to a regularized Oldroyd-B Model in its Vorticity Formulation. Journal of Differential Equations, 327, 259–321.
  • Jo, G., Lee, Y. J., & Ojeda-Ruiz, I. (2022). 2D and 3D image reconstruction from slice data based on a constrained bilateral smoothing and dynamic mode decomposition. Applied Mathematics and Computation.
  • Kim, S., Kim, M., Lee, S., & Lee, Y. J. (2021). Discovering spatiotemporal patterns of COVID-19 pandemic in South Korea. Scientific Reports, 11.
  • Lee, Y. J., & Li, H. (2021). The Macroelement Analysis for Axisymmetric Stokes Equations. Computers and Mathematics with Applications.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Teaching Award of Honor, Texas State Alumni Association. May 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Teaching and Learning Technology Innovation Grant Opportunity for Full-Time Faculty, Texas State University. June 1, 2016 - May 30, 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Research Excellence Award, Mathematics Department. December 2023 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: National Science Foundation, National Science Foundation. June 2022 - May 2025

Selected Grants

  • Lee, Young Ju. Coupled Flow and Transport Modeling and Simulation of Complex Fluids and Extreme Weather Patterns by Harnessing Data, NSF, Federal, $350017. (Funded: June 1, 2022 - May 31, 2025). Grant.
  • Lee, Chul-Ho (Principal), Lee, Young Ju (Co-Principal). Scalable and Efficient Fair Graph Clustering, Texas State Center for Analytics and Data Science (TXST CADS), Texas State University, $6000. (Submitted: December 2023, Funded: January 2024 - December 2024). Grant.
  • Lee, Young Ju. REP: Modeling and Simulation of Extreme Micro-Weather Patterns in Vapor-to-Particle Reaction, Convection and Diffusion Systems, Texas State University, Texas State University, $8000. (Funded: January 2022 - December 2022). Grant.
  • Lee, Young Ju. A development of enriched immersed finite element method for computing multiphase flows in porous media, National Research Foundation of Korea, Institutional (Higher Ed), $120000. (Funded: July 2020 - June 2021). Grant.
  • Theodoropoulou, Nikoleta (Co-Principal), Schemmel, John (Co-Principal), Ameri, Farhad (Principal), Lee, Young Ju (Co-Principal), Ojeda-Ruiz, Ivan (Co-Principal). Technology Enhanced Analysis of Materials, CoSearch 2019 - Materials with Intelligence, Texas State University, $10000. (Submitted: March 3, 2019, Funded: September 2019 - September 2020). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Editorial Review Board Member
Kangwon-Kyunggi Mathematical Society
September 1, 2021-August 31, 2025
Machine Learning Seminar
August 2023-Present
Texas State University
December 2021-Present
Reviewer / Referee
Mathematical Reviews/MathSciNet
November 2021-Present
Numerical Methods for Data Science in Science and Engineering
September 2021-Present