College Introduction

The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) has been established at Shenzhen University to provide both undergraduate and postgraduate education, focusing on interdisciplinary teaching and research. As a special platform at Shenzhen University, IAS seeks to


Yue Chan

Ph.D., Assistant Professor


Address: Room 337, Administrative Building, Shenzhen University


2010, University of Wollongong, Australia, Applied Mathematics, Ph.D.

2006, University of Wollongong, Australia, Mathematics, Master

2005, University of Melbourne, Mathematics & Physics, B.Sci.

Working Experience:

2017.03-now, Shenzhen University, Assistant Professor

2016.09-2016.12, Beijing Institute of Technology, Zhuhai, Associate Professor

2012.08-2016.08, University of Nottingham, Ningbo, Assistant Professor

Academic Affiliations:

IET, Micro & Nano Lett., Associate Editor


2017, Advisor of Asia and Pacific Mathematical Contest in Modeling Certificate of Achievement (First Prize)

2014, International Conference Best Paper Awards, ICAMEM2014

2011, IOP Nanotechnology Highlights 2011, UK

Research Interests:

(a)Micro- and Nano- Mechanics: Emulsion, ultra-filtration, ion transport in nanomaterials, nano-fluidics etc.

(b)Applied mathematical modeling, mathematical analysis and simulations on scientific and engineering problems: Coupled solid and liquid problems, phase transition problems, macromolecular stretching, moving boundary problems etc.

(c)Applied partial differential equations: Analytical solutions, asymptotic solutions, numerical solutions, functional analysis, nonlinear pdes etc.

Research Projects:

Mechanism investigation of the adoption of phase change materials and multi-layered bifurcations in creating massive droplets with applications in food and medical sciences, 01/2020—12/2022, Shenzhen Natural Science Foundation, PI

Publications and Patents:

1. J. Gao, Y. Chan, T. Hou and Y. Ren (2023) Quasi-equilibrium approximation of the solidification process for micro phase change materials taking into account curvature and surface tension, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 184, 107916.

2.Y. Chan, R.D. Song, Rumiao Lin, Daoju Cai and S-L. Lee (2022) Time-dependent Langevin modeling and Monte-Carlo simulations of diffusion in 1-D channels, Journal of Mathematical Chemistry, Vol. 60, pp. 1725-1738.

3. S. Hu and Y. Chan (2021) Passive propulsion of molecular machines by the asymmetric distribution of reaction-products with various site reaction rates and non-local interactions, European Physical Journal Plus, Vol. 136, 1041.

4.Y. Chan (2021) A continuum PNP model of double species ion transport between graphene, Nanotechnology, Vol. 32, 425401.

5.Y. Chan (2020) A continuum study of ionic layer analysis for single species ion transport in coaxial carbon nanotubes, Europhysics Letters, Vol.131: 46001.

Conferences and Presentations:

1.A continuum study of Layer Analysis for Single Species Ion Transport Inside Double-Layered Graphene Sheets with Various Separations: The 9th Annual World Congress of Nano Science & Technology-2019, Suzhou, Oct 20 2019 (Invited speaker).

2.Newtonian flow inside nanotubes with permeable boundary: 2019 The Second International Conference on Physics, Mathematics and Statistics, HangZhou, May 23 2019.

3.Some mathematical models arising from nanomechanics: 2017 Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, November 11 2017 (Invited speaker).

4.Introductory speech on micro- and nano-mechanics: 2017 National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, July 18 2017.