Dr. Jianhong Wu

University Distinguished Research Professor


Jianhong Wu is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, and a Fellow of the Fields Institute. He is the inaugural Director of the York Emergency Mitigation, Engagement, Response, and Governance Institute (Y-EMERGE), the founding Director of the Laboratory for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (LIAM), and the founding Director of the Fields Laboratory of Mathematics for Public Health (MfPH). He received his PhD from Hunan University in 1987, and received Doctor Honoris Causa, from University of Szeged (nominated by the Byloai Institute). He was the Tier I Canada Research Chair (2001-2022), followed by the York Research Chair (2022-) in Industrial and and Applied Mathematics.

Research Interests :
Industrial and Applied Mathematics, and whatever makes the interdisciplinary research and academic-industrial-public collaboration successful.