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Lin Mu

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Associate Professor
Undergraduate Research Program Coordinator
Research Areas:
Research Interests:
  • Numerical Analysis, Scientific Computing, Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations
    • Development of Stable and Locking Free Numerical Schemes for Various PDEs
    • Rigorous a Priori and a Posteriori Error Analysis
  • Computational Fusion Plasma Physics
    • Affordable Simulations for High Dimensional Problems (dimensionality is > 6)
    • Fast Numerical Solvers for Extreme Anisotropic Problems (anisotropy ratio is > 1E6)
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics 
    • Stable and Conservative Schemes for Incompressible Fluid Simulations
    • Uniform and Robust Schemes for Porous Media Flow
    • Multi-physics Simulations and Nonlinear Analysis
  • High Performance Computing for Realistic Applications


  • Department of Energy (DOE): Center for Advanced Simulation of RF-Plasma-Material Interactions, University PI, FY2023-FY2026.

  • National Science Foundation (NSF): Development of an Efficient, Parameter Uniform and Robust Fluid Solver in Porous Media with Complex Geometries, DMS-2309557, Principle Investigator (PI), 2023-2026.

  • Department of Energy (DOE): Center for Integrated Simulation of Fusion Relevant RF Actuators, University PI, 2021-2023.

  • Department of Energy (DOE): Numerical Methods for Adaptive Grid Discretization, University PI, 2019-2021.

Of note:
Available RA Positions 

Dr. Lin Mu, from the Department of Mathematics at the University of Georgia, is seeking doctoral graduate students with focus on applied math, numerical analysis, and scientific computing. If you are interested, please contact Dr. Mu via

Courses Regularly Taught:
  • MATH 2700, Fall 2023
Articles Featuring Lin Mu

During last week’s honors week, Lin Mu was announced as one of this year’s recipients of the Fred C. Davison Early Career Scholar Award: https://research.uga…

Mathematics Department Assistant Professor, Lin Mu has received a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak Ridge National Laboratories.

These competitive research awards provide seed money for junior faculty…

Events featuring Lin Mu
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