Yuning Liu

Associate Professor of Practice in Mathematics
NYU Shanghai


Yuning Liu is an Associate Professor of Practice in Mathematics at NYU Shanghai.  Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, he was an assistant Professor of Mathematics at Universität Regensburg, Germany. He holds a PhD from Institut Élie Cartan Nancy, France.

Dr. Liu’s research interests are mathematics of fluid mechanics and control theory. His work has appeared in the SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis and ESAIM: Control, Optimization and Calculus of Variations.

Research Interests

  • Mathematics of Fluid Mechanics
  • Control Theory


  • PhD, Applied Mathematics
    Institut Élie Cartan Nancy, France, 2012
  • MA, Mathematics
    Wuhan University, China, 2008
  • BS, Mathematics
    Wuhan University, China, 2006