## Zhiqin Lu

Professor, Mathematics

School of Physical Sciences

School of Physical Sciences

Ph.D., Courant Institute, New York University, 1997

University of California, Irvine

410D Rowland Hall

Mail Code: 3875

Irvine, CA 92697

410D Rowland Hall

Mail Code: 3875

Irvine, CA 92697

**Research Interests**

Differential Geometry

**Academic Distinctions**

The Halmos-Ford Award (2016)

The inaugural class of Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2013)

Plenary speaker of the AMS Honolulu Meeting (2012)

Principal investigator of an NSF Career Award (2004-2009)

Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship (2003-2005)

Zhong Jiaqing Math Prize (1990)

The inaugural class of Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2013)

Plenary speaker of the AMS Honolulu Meeting (2012)

Principal investigator of an NSF Career Award (2004-2009)

Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship (2003-2005)

Zhong Jiaqing Math Prize (1990)

**Appointments**

2006-present: Professor, Department of Mathematics, UC Irvine.

2004-2006: Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, UC Irvine.

2000-2004: Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, UC Irvine.

1997-2000: Ritt Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Columbia University.

2004-2006: Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, UC Irvine.

2000-2004: Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, UC Irvine.

1997-2000: Ritt Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Columbia University.

**Research Abstract**

I am interested in geometric analysis, complex algebraic geometry, and spectrum theory.

**Publications**

(with R. Seyyedali) Extremal metrics on ruled manifolds, Adv. Math, 258, 2014, 127-153

(with N. Charalambous) On the spectrum of Laplacian, Math. Ann., 359, 2014, 211-238

(with M. R. Douglas) Gauss-Bonnet-Chern theorem on moduli space, Math. Ann., 357, 2013, 469-511

(with Julie Rowlett) The fundamental gap of simplices, Comm. Math. Phys., 319, 2013, 111-145

(with P. Baldi) Complex-valued autoencoders, Neural Networks, 33, 2012, 136-147

Normal scalar curvature conjecture and its applications, J. Funct. Anal., 261, 2011, 1284-1308

(With D. Zhou) On the essential spectrum of complete non-compact manifolds, J. Funct. Anal. 260: 2011, 3283–3298

(with H. Fang and K-I Yoshikawa) Analytic Torsion for Calabi-Yau Threefolds, J. Diff. Geom, 80, 2008, 175-259

(with C. Lin) Existence of Bounded States for Layers Built over Hypersurfaces in Euclidean space, J. of Funct. Anal., 244(1), (2007), 1-25

(with X. Sun) On the Weil-Petersson volume of the moduli space of Calabi-Yau manifolds, Comm. Math. Phys, vol 261(2), (2006), pp 297-322;

(with H. Fang) Generalized Hodge metrics and BCOV torsion on Calabi-Yau moduli, J. Reine Angew. Math., vol 588 (2005), pp 49-69;

(with G. Tian) On the log term of the Szego kernel of unit circle bundle, Duke J. Math, vol 125(2), 2004, pp 351-387;

K energy and K stability on hypersurfaces, Comm. Anal. Geom, vol 12(3), 2004, pp 601--630

On the Hodge metric of the universal deformation space of Calabi-Yau threefolds. J. Geom. Anal., Vol.11(1) (2001), pp 103-118

On the lower order terms of the asymptotic expansion of Tian-Yau-Zelditch. Amer. J. Math., Vol.122(2) (2000), pp 235-273

A note on special Kahler manifolds. Math. Ann. Vol.313 (1999), pp 711-713

On the geometry of classifying spaces and horizontal slices. Amer. J. Math., Vol.121 (1999), pp 177-198

On the Futaki invariants of complete intersections. Duke J. Math. Vol.100(2) (1999), pp 359-372

**Grants**

NSF grants 1998-2001, 2002-2004, 2004-2009, 2009-2012, 2012-2015, 2015-2018

**Professional Societies**

Member, American Mathematical Society

Member, Mathematical Association of America

**Other Experience**

Research Professor

MSRI 2003—2004

MSRI 2003—2004

Visiting Professor

Simons Center for Geometry and Physics 2011—2011

Simons Center for Geometry and Physics 2011—2011

Eisenbus Professor

MSRI 2016—2016

MSRI 2016—2016

**Last updated**

04/22/2016