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Dr. YUEN Manwai (Manwai YUEN) has been an assistant professor since 2014 in the Department of Mathematics and Information Technology at the Education University of Hong Kong (The Hong Kong Institute of Education), and as a lecturer from 2011-14. Dr. Yuenobtained a BSc (1st Hons) in computing math in 2003 and a MPhil in math in 2006 from the City University of Hong Kong; a MSc in math in 2004 and a PGDE in math education in 2007 from the Chinese University of Hong Kong; and a Ph.D. inappliedmath from the Hong Kong Polytechnics University in 2012, under the supervision of Prof. Kwong Man Kam, an ISI most highly cited mathematician 2001.

Dr. Yuen has been a Hong Kong registered teacher since 2007. From 2003-07 he was a part-time instructor, teaching Project Yijin math inCaritas Institute of Further and Adult Education in Kowloon; a full-time lecturer of math and statistics courses in the Hang Seng School of Commerce from 2007-08; and a tutor of undergraduate math courses in the City University of Hong Kong from 2004-06 and the Hong Kong Polytechnics University from 2008-09. Dr Yuen has been the field exprience coordinator (Math) since 2014. Dr Yuen has been the group leader in the departmental research group, Professional Development Group for Hong Kong Mathematics Teachers since 2019.

Dr. Yuen'sresearch interest is applied analysis of nonlinear partial differential equations, specially involving blowup phenomena and similar solutions.Dr. Yuen's 65 journal papers(with 58 SCI or SCIE) were published by 31 international Math and Physics journals, including Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, Journal of Mathematical Physics,Physics Letters A, Nonlinear Analysis, Applied Mathemtics LettersandStudies in Applied Mathematics. His published papers have accumulated 398 citations and a H-index 12 fromScopus. In particular, the paper, "Dong, J.J., Li, B. and Yuen, M.W. (2020). Soliton Molecules and Mixed Solutions of the (2+1)-dimensional Bidirectional Sawada-Kotera Equation.Communications in Theoretical Physics, 72, 025002" is ranked as a highly cited paper by Web of Science in March/April2020.

Meanwhile, he has also published 2 academic books.He is also an editorial member of theInternational Journal of Numerical Methods and Applications; theInternational Journal of Partial Differential Equations; and Applications and the International Journal of Applied & Experimental Mathematics.

Scopus: http://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.url?authorId=35093581700

Researcher ID: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-1210-2008

ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5035-3555


Zentralblatt MATH: http://zbmath.org/authors/?s=0&c=100&q=yuen+manwai

ResearchGate: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Manwai_Yuen

Research interests

Math: Partial Differential Equations, Symmetry Reduction, Blowup, Euler-Poisson Equations, Euler Equations with or without Coriolis Force, Camassa-Holm Equations, Navier-Stokes Equations, Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD), Analytical and Exact Solutions, Mathematical Methods in Fluids, Classical Cosmology

Math Education: Mathematics Teachers' Competency, STEM Education, Methodology of Mathematics, Mathematical Reasoning

Teaching Interests

Dr Yuen has the experience for teaching the following courses inthe Education University of Hong Kong:

1. MTH 1025 Geometry and Measurement

2. MTH 1098 Calculus

3. MTH 2016/5015 Elementary Number Theory

4. MTH 2030 Learning Teaching and Assessment in Primary Math

5. MTH 2050/5050 Recreational Math

6. MTH 2100/3100 Vectors and Geometry

7. MTH 2110 Essential Mathematics Concepts
(with Textbook: Wong R.S.Y. and Yuen M.W. (2016).Essential Concepts of Set Theory. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Educational Publishing Company, ISBN: 978-988-236-584-1)

8. MTH 2111 Development of Mathematical Ideas

9. MTH 3107 Multi-variable Calculus

10. MTH 3139 Linear Algebra

11 MTH 3143 Differential Eqautions and Dynamical Modeling

12. MTH 4900 Honor Projects II

13. FEX 5070/5077/5086/5129/5131/5133 Field Experience I/II

External Appointments

1. An editorial memberin

(a) the International Journal of Numerical Methods and Applications (ISSN: 0975-0452), indexed by Zentralblatt MATH andExcellence in Research for Australia (ERA), since 2013.

(b) the International Journal of Partial Differential Equations and Applications, Science and Education Publishing,indexed by Google Scholar, since 2013.

(c) the International Journal of Applied & Experimental Mathematics, since 2016.

(d) mathematical analysis of theScientific World Journal(ISSN: 1537-744X),Hindawi Publishing Corporation, (which is ranked 821/1779 in Medicine (miscellaneous)by SCImago Journal Rank(SJR indicator)2015), 2013-16.

2. A technical program committee member of internationalConference on Partial Differential Equations (ICPDE)2015-17.
1st conference
Jul. 19-21, 2015, Shanghai, China; 2nd conferenceJul. 25-27, 2016, Suzhou, China; The 3rd conferenceJuly 21-23, 2017,Jeju Island, South Korea(Organized by Scientific Research Publishing Inc.)

3. A committee member of the Hong Kong Mathematics Olympiadsince 2012.

4.A committee member of moderation group for construction of mathematics test of Pre-S1 Hong Kong attachment test 2016-17.

5. An academic advisorto thePo Leung Kuk Primary Mathematics World Contest 2012-17.

Professional information

Scopus ID: 35093581700

ORCID: 0000-0002-5035-3555

ResearcherID: B-1210-2008


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