I. Basic information
Dr Yanni Xiao
Address: Department of Applied Mathematics
School of Mathematics & Statistics, Xi'an Jiaotong University
Xi'an, 710049, P.R.China
Phone: 029 82663156(O)
09/1991-07/1995: B.S. in Department of Mathematics, Shaanxi Normal University,
09/1995-07/1998: M.S. in Department of Mathematics, Shaanxi Normal University,
Major: Qualitative Theory of Ordinary Differential Equations and Biomathematics.
09/1998-05/2001: Ph.D in Institute of Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing 100080, P.R.China,
Guided by Prof. Lansun Chen.
Major: Mathematical Biology, Dynamical Systems. Research areas: Population dynamics and epidemiology.
III. Work experience
05/2001-01/2003: Post-doctoral researcher in Institute of Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100080, P.R.China,
Work with Prof. Daizhan Cheng.
Research project: Biological control in populations and epidemiological systems.
02/2002-10/2002: Academic visitor in Biomathematics group in AEN, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 2JQ, UK
Work with Dr.Frank van den Bosch
Research project: The effect of juvenile competitive bottleneck on population dynamics
01/2003-05/2006: Post-doctoral researcher in Department of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 3BX, UK.
Work with Prof R Bowers, Prof N French & Dr D Clancy
Research project: Understanding the dynamics of endemic and epidemic Salmonella infections in cattle and pigs: A comparative
06/2006-present: Professor of Applied Mathematics,Xi'an Jiaotong University, China.
Courses taught: Stability and qualitative theory for ODE; ODE (bilingual education); Mathematical modelling
Research project: Study of infectious disease on contact network, Modeling HIV/ADIS epidemic in mainland China, Modelling hospital
infection in ICU, modelling influenza
IV. Research Interests
My research is mainly concerned with deterministic/stochastic models for the spread of infectious disease. Areas of current interest include:
V. Award and Grants