(1) Basic Information

Dr. Jian Zu

Ph.D., Associate Professor
Doctoral Supervisor  

Department of Applied Mathematics

Xi’an Jiaotong University, PR China

(2) Education & Work Experience

   2009.4~2011.3, Ph.D., Graduate School of Science and Technology  (Mathematical Biology), Meiji University, Japan, Supervisor: Masayasu Mimura;

2011.5~2013.12, Lecturer of Department of Applied Mathematics, Xi'an Jiaotong Universtiy, PR China;

2014.1~Present, Associate Professor of Department of Applied Mathematics, Xi'an Jiaotong Universtiy, PR China.

(3) Contact

School of Mathematics and Statistics
Xi’an Jiaotong University
Address: No.28, Xianning West Road, Xi’an, Shaanxi, P.R. China
Postcode: 710049


(4) Teaching

<Higher Mathematics>,

<Linear Algebra>,

<Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics>,

<Mathematical Physics Equations>,

<Ordinary Differential Equations>,

<Matrix Analysis>,

<Dynamical Systems>.

(5) Editorial Board Members and Reviewers

Editorial Board Members
International Journal of Evolution, Editorial Board Members http://www.scitechnol.com/editorialboard-international-evolution.php
Journal of Theoretical Biology, Mathematical Biosciences, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Ecological Modelling, BioSystems, Abstract and Applied Analysis. 
(6) Scientific Research

Research Interests

  • Mathematical biology;
  • Evolutionary dynamics of biodiversity;
  • Evolutionary dynamics of virus diversity;
  • Molecular evolutionary dynamics;
  • Statistical methods in molecular evolution;
  • Mathematical theory and method of precision medicine;
  • The theory of adaptive dynamics and its application in ecology and infectious diseases;
  • Modeling the transmission dynamics of HBV/tuberculosis in China and exploring the new control and prevention strategy.

 Published Papers

[21] Jian Zu, Miaolei Li, Guihua Zhuang, et al. Estimating the impact of test-and-treat strategies on hepatitis B virus infection in China by using an age-structured mathematical model. Medicine, 2018, 97(16): e0484. PDF

[20] Peifeng LiangJian Zu, Guihua Zhuang. A literature review of mathematical models of hepatitis B virus transmission applied to immunization strategies from 1994 to 2015. Journal of Epidemiology, 2018, 28(5): 221-229. PDF

[19] Jian Zu, Guihua Zhuang, Peifeng Liang, Fuqiang Cui, Fuzhen Wang, Hui Zheng, Xiaofeng Liang. . Scientific Reports2017, 7(1): 2912PDF

[18] Jian Zu, Jinliang Wang, Gang Huang. Evolutionary diversification of prey and predator species facilitated by asymmetric interactions. PLoS ONE, 2016, 11(9): e0163753.  PDF

[17] Jian Zu, Bo Yuan, Jianqiang Du. Top predators induce the evolutionary diversification of intermediate predator species. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 2015, 387: 1-12.

[16] Peifeng Liang, Jian Zu, Juan Yin, Hao Li, Longfei Gao, Fuqiang Cui, Fuzhen Wang, Xiaofeng Liang, Guihua Zhuang. The independent impact of newborn hepatitis B vaccination on reducing HBV prevalence in China, 1992-2006: A mathematical model analysis. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 2015, 386: 115-121.

[15] Gang Huang, Jinliang Wang, Jian Zu. Global dynamics of multi-group dengue disease model with latency distributions, Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences, 2015, 38(13): 2703-2718.

[14] Jian Zu, Jinliang Wang, Jianqiang Du. Adaptive evolution of defense ability leads to diversification of prey species. Acta Biotheoretica, 2014, 62(2): 207-234.

[13] Jian Zu, Jinliang Wang. Adaptive evolution of attack ability promotes the evolutionary branching of predator species. Theoretical Population Biology, 2013, 89: 12-23. (SCI)

[12] Jian Zu. Global qualitative analysis of a predator–prey system with Allee effect on the prey species, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, 2013, 94: 33-54. (SCI)

[11] Jinliang WangJian ZuXianning Liu, Gang Huang, Jimin Zhang. Global dynamics of a multi-group epidemic model with general relapse distribution and nonlinear incidence rate, Journal of Biological Systems, 2012, 20 (3): 235-258. (SCI)

[10] Jian Zu, Yasuhiro Takeuchi. Adaptive evolution of anti-predator ability promotes the diversity of prey species: Critical function analysis, BioSystems, 2012, 109: 192-202. (SCI)

[9] Jian Zu, Jinliang Wang, Yasuhiro Takeuchi. Coevolutionary dynamics of predator-prey interactions. International Journal of Biomathematics, 2012, 5 (3): 1-31 (1260015). (SCI)

[8] Jian Zu, Kaifa Wang, Masayasu Mimura. Evolutionary branching and continuously stable coexistence of predator species: Critical function analysis. Mathematical Biosciences, 2011, 231: 210-224. (SCI, Impact Factor: 1.540)

[7] Jian Zu, Masayasu Mimura, Yasuhiro Takeuchi. Adaptive evolution of foraging-related traits in a predator-prey community. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 2011, 268(1): 14-29. (SCI, Impact Factor: 2.208)

[6] Jian Zu, Masayasu Mimura. The impact of Allee effect on a predator-prey system with Holling type II functional response. Applied Mathematics and Computation, 2010, 217(7): 3542-3556. (SCI, Impact Factor: 1.534)

[5] Jian Zu, Masayasu Mimura, Joe Yuichiro Wakano. The evolution of phenotypic traits in a predator-prey system subject to Allee effect. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 2010, 262(3): 528-543. (SCI, Impact Factor: 2.371)

[4] Junkang Tian, Dongsheng Xu, Jian Zu. Novel delay-dependent asymptotic stability criteria for neural networks with time-varying delays. Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 2009, 228(1): 133-138. (SCI, Impact Factor:1.292)   

[3] Jian Zu, Wendi Wang, Yasuhiro Takeuchi, Bo Zu, Kaifa Wang. On evolution under symmetric and asymmetric competitions. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 2008, 254(2): 239-251. (SCI, Impact Factor: 2.454) 

[2] Jian Zu, Wendi Wang, Bo Zu. Evolutionary dynamics of prey-predator systems with Holling type II functional response. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, 2007, 4 (2): 221-237. (SCI, Impact Factor: 1.130)

[1] Jian Zu, Wendi Wang. Evolutionary dynamics of predator-prey systems subject to Allee effects. Journal of Southwest University (Natural Science Edition), 2007, 29 (4): 14-21.


[3] Jiayun Wang, Jian Zu, Likang Wang. Temporal and spatial information extraction from videos based on the change in length of the shadow. Ninth International Conference on Machine Vision (ICMV 2016). Vol. 10341: 103410U-1-6.International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2017.3.17. PDF

[2] Jian Zu, Bo Zu, Gang Huang. Coevolution in a predator-prey system. Proceedings of the 7th Conference on Biological Dynamic System and Stability of Differential Equation, 2010, Volume I, 479-485. (CPCI)

[1] Jian Zu, Bo Zu. Evolutionary Branching and Evolutionarily Stable Coexistence of Competing Specie. Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Mathematical Biology, 2011, Vol. 2: 36-44.