Chao Yang (杨超)

PhD, Professor

Room 1520E, Science Building 1

Department of Scientific and Engineering Computing

School of Mathematical Sciences

Peking University

Tel/Fax: 86-10-62757018/1801

Email: chao_yang (AT) pku.edu.cn

PhD, Professor

Room 1520E, Science Building 1

Department of Scientific and Engineering Computing

School of Mathematical Sciences

Peking University

Tel/Fax: 86-10-62757018/1801

Email: chao_yang (AT) pku.edu.cn

News

*I'm seeking for motivated PhD/MSc students and Post-docs. Feel free to contact me if interested.*

Research Interests

- Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations
*Domain Decomposition Methods**Nonlinear Preconditioning**Computational Fluid Dynamics* - High Performance and Parallel Computing
*Performance Optimizations and Benchmarks**High Performance Mathematical Libraries**High Performance Data Analytics* - Extreme-Scale Scientific and Engineering Computing
*Atmospheric Dynamics**Geodynamo Simulations**Phase Field Modeling*

Educations

- 2007, PhD, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Science (Supervisor: Prof. Jiachang Sun).

- 2002, BSc, Department of Mathematics, University of Science and Technology of China.

Academic Experiences

Primary Positions

- Center for Computational Science and Engineer, Peking University:
*Vice Director (Apr 2018 - Present).* - Department of Scientific and Engineering Computing, School of Mathematical Sciences, Peking University:
*Professor (Feb 2018 - Present).* - Laboratory of Parallel Software & Computational Science, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences:
*Deputy Director (Jun 2016 - Jan 2018).* - Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences:
*Degree Committee (Mar 2016 – Present), Academic Committee (Sep 2013 – Present).**Assistant Professor (Jul 2007), Associate Professor (Nov 2009), Professor (Dec 2013 - Jan 2018).*

Guest/Adjunct Positions

- Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences:
*Adjunct Professor (Feb 2018 - Present).* - University of Chinese Academy of Sciences:
*Adjunct Professor (Sep 2015 - Jan 2018).* - State Key Laboratory of Computer Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences:
*Adjunct Professor (Dec 2013 – Jan 2018).* - Guiyang Branch, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences:
*Executive Deputy Director (Sep 2014 – May 2016).*

Visiting Positions

- Department of Mathematics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology:
*Visiting Professor (Feb 2017).* - Division of MCSE/CEMS, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology:
*Visiting Professor (Oct 2010, Apr-May 2011).* - Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado Boulder:
*Visiting Scholar (Oct 2007 – Jan 2013, Periodically).*

Honors and Awards

- 2017, Outstanding Science and Technology Achievement Prize, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
- 2017, Young Computer Scientist Award, CCF-IEEE CS.
- 2016, Gordon Bell Prize, ACM.
- 2016, Top 10 Science & Technology Progress News in China.
- 2014 and 2017, Excellence in Graduate Mentoring Award, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
- 2012, J.-X. Lu Young Talent Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
- 2012, Distinguished Young Scientist, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
- 2007, President Award for Excellent PhD Students, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Teaching and Mentoring

Teaching

- Spring 2016: High-Performance Scientific Computing (40 hours).
- Fall 2013: Advanced Numerical Methods for Parallel Computing (60 hours).

Post-Docs

- Jizu Huang, 2012-2014: Institute of Computational Mathematics and Scientific/Engineering Computing, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Associate Professor).

PhD Students

- Yulong Ao, PhD 2017: currently at Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Assistant Professor).
- Peng Zhang, PhD 2017: currently at Software Center for High Performance Numerical Simulations, China Academy of Engineering Physics (Assistant Professor).
- Wei Yuan, PhD 2017 (co-adviced with Dr. P. Deng): currently at PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University (Post-Doc).
- Gang Ren, PhD 2017 (co-adviced with Dr. P. Deng): currently at Henan Institute of Technology (Assistant Professor).
- Qiao Sun, PhD 2016: currently at Guiyang Branch, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Assistant Professor).
- Qian Wang, PhD 2015 (co-adviced with Prof. Yunquan Zhang): currently at NVIDIA Shanghai.
- Yiqun Liu, PhD 2015 (co-adviced with Prof. Yunquan Zhang): currently at Baidu IDL.
- Changmao Wu, PhD 2014 (co-adviced with Prof. Yunquan Zhang): currently at Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Associate Professor).
- Ke Zhan, PhD 2014 (co-adviced with Prof. Yunquan Zhang): currently at Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Assistant Professor).
- Xianyi Zhang, PhD 2014 (co-adviced with Prof. Yunquan Zhang): currently at PerfXLab Technology (Co-Founder & CEO).
- Shengen Yan, PhD 2014 (co-adviced with Prof. Yunquan Zhang): currently at SenseTime Group (Principal Research Scientist).

MSc Students

- Jiadong Sun, MSc 2017: currently at Jing Dong (Software Engineer).
- Hao Liu, MSc 2016: currently at Intel (Software Engineer).

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

- [TACO18b] Y. Cai, Y. Ao,
__C. Yang__, W. Ma, H. Zhao, Extreme-scale high-order WENO simulations of 3-D detonation wave with ten million cores,*ACM Trans. Arch. Code Opt.*, to appear (2018). - [CMAME18] H. Yang, S. Sun, Y. Li,
__C. Yang__, A scalable fully implicit framework for reservoir simulation on parallel computers,*Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Eng.*, 330 (2018), pp. 334-350. - [TACO18a] Y. Ao,
__C. Yang__, F. Liu, et al., Performance optimization of the HPCG benchmark on the Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer,*ACM Trans. Arch. Code Opt.*, to appear (2018). - [GJI17] L. Yin
__C. Yang__, S.-Z. Ma, et al., Parallel numerical simulation of the thermal convection in the Earth’s outer core on the cubed-sphere,*Geophys. J. Int’l.*, 209:3 (2017), pp. 1934-1954. - [JCP17] H. Yang, S. Sun,
__C. Yang__, Nonlinearly preconditioned semismooth Newton methods for variational inequality solution of two-phase flow in porous media,*J. Comput. Phys.*, 332 (2017), pp. 1-20. - [SUPE17] P. Zhang,
__C. Yang__, C. Chen, et al., Development of a hybrid parallel MCV-based high-order global shallow-water model,*J. Supercomput.*, 73:6 (2017), pp. 2823-2842. - [Micro17] H. Fu, L. Gan, W. Luk,
__C. Yang__, et al., Solving mesoscale atmospheric dynamics using reconfigurable dataflow architecture,*IEEE Micro*, 37:4 (2017), pp. 40-50. - [PONE17] H. Fu, L. Gan,
__C. Yang__, W. Xue, et al., Solving global shallow water equations on heterogeneous supercomputers,*PLoS ONE*, 12:3 (2017), pp. e0172583. - [SISC16b] H. Yang,
__C. Yang__, S. Sun, Active-set reduced-space methods with nonlinear elimination for two-phase flow problems in porous media,*SIAM J. Sci. Comput.*, 38:4 (2016), pp. B593-B618. - [SISC16a] J. Huang,
__C. Yang__, X.-C. Cai, A nonlinearly preconditioned inexact Newton algorithm for steady state lattice Boltzmann equations,*SIAM J. Sci. Comput.*, 38:3 (2016), pp. S1701-S1724. - [NSR16] J. Sun,
__C. Yang__, X.-C. Cai, Algorithm development for extreme-scale computing,*Nat’l Sci. Rev.*, 3:1 (2016), pp. 26-27. - [IJHPC16] Y. Liu,
__C. Yang__, 623 Tflop/s HPCG run on Tianhe-2: leveraging millions of hybrid cores,*Int’l J. High Perf.*, 30:1 (2016), pp. 39-54. - [CAS16] Y. Liu, H. Yang, C. Jiang,
__C. Yang__, A scalable fully implicit method with adaptive time stepping for unsteady compressible inviscid flows,*Comput. & Struct.*, 176 (2016), pp. 1-12. - [SISC15] J. Huang,
__C. Yang__, X.-C. Cai, Fully implicit method for lattice Boltzmann equations,*SIAM J. Sci. Comput.*, 37:5 (2015), pp. S291-S313. - [JCP15] X. Zheng,
__C. Yang__, X.-C. Cai, D. Keyes, A parallel domain decomposition-based implicit method for the Cahn–Hilliard–Cook phase-field equation in 3D,*J. Comput. Phys.*, 285 (2015), pp. 55-70. - [TC15] W. Xue,
__C. Yang__, H. Fu, et al., Ultra-scalable CPU-MIC acceleration of mesoscale atmospheric modeling on Tianhe-2,*IEEE Trans. Computers*, 64:8 (2015), pp. 2382-2393. - [TRETS15] H. Fu, L. Gan, W. Luk,
__C. Yang__, et al., Solving the global atmospheric equations through heterogeneous reconfigurable platforms,*ACM T. Recon. Tech. Sys.*, 8:2 (2015), pp. 11:1-16. - [CAF15] H. Yang,
__C. Yang__, X.-C. Cai, Mixed order discretization based two-level Schwarz precondtioners for a tracer transport problem on the cubed-sphere,*Comput. & Fluids*, 110 (2015), pp. 88-95. - [AMC15] J. Huang, L. Cao,
__C. Yang__, A multiscale algorithm for radiative heat transfer equation with rapidly oscillating coefficients,*Appl. Math. Comput.*, 266 (2015), pp 149–168. - [SISC14]
__C. Yang__, X.-C. Cai, A scalable fully implicit compressible Euler solver for mesoscale nonhydrostatic simulation of atmospheric flows,*SIAM J. Sci. Comput.*, 36:5 (2014), pp. S23-S47. - [JSC14] H. Yang,
__C. Yang__, X.-C. Cai, Parallel domain decomposition methods with mixed order discretization for fully implicit solution of tracer transport problems on the cubed-sphere,*J. Sci. Comput.*, 61:2 (2014), pp. 258-280. - [JCP11]
__C. Yang__, X.-C. Cai, Parallel multilevel methods for implicit solution of shallow water equations with nonsmooth topography on the cubed-sphere,*J. Comput. Phys.*, 230:7 (2011), pp. 2523-2539. - [SISC10]
__C. Yang__, J. Cao, X.-C. Cai, A fully implicit domain decomposition algorithm for shallow water equations on the cubed-sphere,*SIAM J. Sci. Comput.*, 32:1 (2010), pp. 418–438.

Conference Proceedings

- [IPDPS17] Y. Ao,
__C. Yang__, X. Wang, et al., 26 PFLOPS stencil computations for atmospheric modeling on Sunway TaihuLight, in:*Proc. IEEE IPDPS-2017*, pp. 535-544. - [ICPP17] L. Jiang,
__C. Yang__, Y. Ao, et al., Towards highly efficient DGEMM on the emerging SW26010 many-core processor, in:*Proc. ICPP-2017*, pp. 422-431. - [SC16]
__C. Yang__, W. Xue, H. Fu, et al., 10M-core scalable fully-implicit solver for nonhydrostatic atmospheric dynamics, in:*Proc. ACM/IEEE SC-2016*, pp. 6:1-12. - [ICPP15] P. Zhang, Y. Ao,
__C. Yang__, et al., Pattern-driven hybrid multi- and many-core acceleration in the MPAS shallow water model, in:*Proc. ICPP-2015*, pp. 71-80. - [IPDPS14] W. Xue,
__C. Yang__, H. Fu, et al., Enabling and scaling a global shallow-water atmospheric model on Tianhe-2, in:*Proc. IEEE IPDPS-2014*, pp. 745-754. - [PPoPP13]
__C. Yang__, W. Xue, H. Fu, et al., A Peta-scalable CPU-GPU algorithm for global atmospheric simulations, in:*Proc. ACM PPoPP-2013*, pp. 1-12.