Sailai Sally Shao (Sally Shao)
 Title: Professor
 Dept: Mathematics
 Office: RT 1527
 Phone: 216-523-7150
 Fax: 216-523-7340
 Email: S.SHAO@csuohio.edu
 Web: http://academic.csuohio.edu/shao_s/
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. RT 1527, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Differential Equations, Asymptotic Analysis, Singular Perturbation Theory,Asymptotic-Numerical Domain Decomposition Methods, Diffusion Models for Risk Reserves, Dynamics of Neural Networks.
 
Education:
Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, University of California, Davis, 1989
M.A., Mathematics, University of California, Davis, 1987
B.S., Mathematics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1985
 
Brief Bio:
Sally Shao received her B.S. degree from the Department of Mathematics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, M.A. degree (Mathematics) and Ph.D. degree (Applied Mathematics)   from University of California at Davis under the supervision of Professor Frederick A. Howes.

She was a Visiting Assistant Professor (1989-1991) at the Department of Mathematics, University of Southern California before she came to the CSU as an Assistant Professor in 1991. She became an Associate Professor in 1995 and is currently a Professor of Mathematics (2004-present).

She had held various visiting positions during different periods of time at IUPUI, HKUST, ITD of UC Davis, National Sun Yat-sen University of Taiwan, HK  Poly U and CUHK.
 
Research Interests:
Applied Mathematics:

(1) Differential Equations--mainly in Asymptotic Analysis, Singular Perturbation Theory and Applications, Asymptotic-Numerical Domain Decomposition Methods.
(2) Mathematical Fluid Dynamics--mainly in Supersonic Flow, Shock Structure, Boundary Layer Theory.
(3) Stochastic Approximation Algorithms and Dynamics of Recurrent Neural Networks
(4) Mathematical Finance -- mainly in Diffusion Models for Risk Reserves
 
Professional Affiliations:
American Mathematical Society (AMS)