Personal Information

Hong-Kun Xu (徐洪坤), Professor of  Department of Applied Mathematics, National Sun Yat-sen University.


Educational Background

May 1985-May 1988, Ph.D., Department of Mathematics Xi'an Jiaotong University

September 1982-May 1985, M.Sc., Department of Mathematics Zhejiang University

October 1978-July 1982, B.Sc., Department of Mathematics Zhejiang Normal University



Member of the Academy of Science of South Africa (elected in 2005)

Honorary Director, Institute for Mathematics, Tianjin Polytechnic University, Tianjin, China


Research Award

  1. The South African Mathematical Society Research Distinction Award, 2004
  2. Ministry of Education of China Research Award in Natural Science (second class, jointly with Zongben Xu and Yaolin Jiang), 2004
  3. University of KwaZulu-Natal Certificate of Excellence in recognition of a distinguished contribution to research, August, 2004
  4. Merit Notch Award, University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2005
  5. A National Sun Yat-sen University Citation Award, 2010