**Abstract:**

**Biography:**

Juncheng Wei is a Chinese mathematician working in the area of nonlinear partial differential equations, nonlinear analysis and mathematical biology. Since 1994, he has over 480 published articles in top journals. After graduating from University of Minnesota in 1994, he worked in the Chinese University of Hong Kong from 1995 to 2013. Since 2013, he has been a Professor of Mathematics and a Canada Research Chair (Tier I) at the University of British Columbia. He received a Silver Morningside Medal in 2010, and was an invited speaker at the 2014 International Congress of Mathematicians. In 2019, Juncheng Wei was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. In 2020, he was awarded the Jeffery–Williams Prize of the Canadian Math Society and Simons Fellow in Mathematics. As of 2023, Juncheng Wei's scholarly work has been cited over 19,000 times and has an h-index 70.

*Seminar by the NYU-ECNU Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU Shanghai*