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Jinjie Liu, Ph.D.

Jinjie Liu

Division of Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science
Campus Address: ETV 103
jliu [at] desu.edu
302.857.7054 (fax)


  • B.S., University of Science and Technology of China, 2001
  • M.S., Stony Brook University, 2003
  • Ph.D., Stony Brook University, 2006
  • Postdoctoral training: Mathematics, Arizona State University, 2006 - 2007; Mathematics, The University of Arizona, 2007 - 2009

Research Interests

Dr. Jinjie Liu’s research expertise is in the field of numerical analysis and mathematical physics. His research focus is on Maxwell’s equations and the Schrödinger equation for electromagnetics, nonlinear optics, metamaterials, and semiconductor devices.

Research Expertise

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Numerical Methods
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Computer Simulation
  • Optics

Selected Research Projects

Transformation object
Transformation Optics Based Local Mesh Refinement


subpixel smoothing
Subpixel Smoothing FDTD Method


FDTD on Non-orthogonal Grids


invisibility cloaking
Invisibility cloaking simulation


shg from metametals
SHG from metamaterials


front tracking method
The Front Tracking Method

selected Publications

Journal Publications

Conference Proceedings

  • J. Liu, M. Brio, Transformation Optics based moving window Finite-Difference Time-Domain method, Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Electromagnetics in advanced applications, Palm Beach, Aruba, August 2014.
  • D. Pokrajac, P. Sivakumar, Y. Markushin, D. Milovic, M. Rana, G. Holness, J. Liu, N. Melikechi, Towards Optimal CLassifier of Spectroscopy Data, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Electrical, Electronic and Computing Engineering (icETRAN), Vrnjacka Banja, Serbia, June 2014.
  • Z. Zeng, J. Liu, F. Liu, Simulation of GPR in multi-scale heterogeneity medium by overlapping Yee FDTD method, the 4rd International Conference on Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, Chengdu, China, 587-593, 2010.
  • Y. Zeng, W. Hoyer, J. Liu, S. W. Koch, and J. Moloney, A Classical Study of Second-Harmonic Generation from Metallic Nanoparticles, Nonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications, p. NWB1. Optical Society of America, 2009.
  • J. Glimm, B. Fix, X. Li, J. Liu, X. Liu, T. Lu, R. Samulyak, Z. Xu, Front Tracking under TSTT, Proceedings of the IGPP-CalSpace Conference, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 359, 15, 2007.
  • J. Liu, J. Glimm, X. Li, A Conservative Front Tracking Method, Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Hyperbolic Problems: Theory, Numerics, and Applications, Yokohama Publishers, Osaka, Japan, 57-62, 2006.