Wei Zhang

Institute of Mathematics
Free University of Berlin
Arnimallee 6, Berlin 14195 , Germany
Office : Room 005, Arnimallee 9, 14195, Berlin
Email : wei.zhang at fu-berlin dot de
Phone : +49 (0)30 838 59319
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Academic Experiences


Reserch Interests



  1. Pathwise estimates for effective dynamics: the case of nonlinear vectorial reaction coordinates (with T. Lelièvre),   2018.   arxiv
  2. Jarzynski equality, fluctuation theorem, and variance reduction: Mathematical analysis and numerical algorithms (with C. Hartmann and Ch. Schuette),   2018.   arxiv
  3. Constructing ergodic diffusion processes on submanifolds, 2017. arxiv
  4. Asymptotic analysis of Multiscale Markov chain.   2015.   arxiv

Refereed journal articles

  1. Statistical analysis of the first passage path ensemble of jump processes (with M. von Kleist and Ch. Schuette), J. Stat. Phys., 170(4), pp. 809-843, 2018. doi arxiv
  2. Optimal control of Markov jump processes : asymptotic analysis, algorithms, and application to modelling of chemical reaction systems (with C. Hartmann and M. von Kleist), Commun. Math. Sci., Vol.16, No.2, pp. 293-331, 2018.   doi arxiv
  3. Importance sampling in path space for diffusion processes with slow-fast variables (with C. Hartmann, Ch. Schuette and M. Weber), Probab. Theory Related Fields, 170(1), pp.177-228, 2018.   doi arxiv
  4. Reliable approximation of long relaxation timescales in molecular dynamics (with Ch. Schuette), Entropy 2017, 19(7), 367. doi
  5. Effective dynamics along given reaction coordinates, and reaction rate theory (with C. Hartmann and Ch. Schuette), Faraday Discuss., 2016, Vol.195, pp.365-394. doi
  6. Model reduction algorithms for optimal control and importance sampling of diffusions (with C. Hartmann and Ch. Schuette), Nonlinearity Vol.29, No.8, pp.2298-2326, 2016.   doi
  7. Applications of the cross-entropy method to importance sampling and optimal control of diffusions (with H. Wang, C. Hartmann, M. Weber and Ch. Schuette), Siam. J. Sci. Comput. Vol.36, No.6, pp. A2654-A2672, 2014.  pdf
  8. Optimal control of multiscale systems using reduced-order models (with C. Hartmann, J.C. Latorre and G.A. Pavliotis), J. Comput. Dyn. Vol.1, No.2, pp.279-306, 2014.   doi
  9. Nucleation Rate Calculation for the Phase Transition of Diblock Copolymers under Stochastic Cahn-Hilliard Dynamics (with T. Li and P. Zhang), Multiscale Model. Simul., 11(1), pp.385–409, 2013.   pdf
  10. Numerical study for the nucleation of one-dimensional stochastic Cahn-Hilliard dynamics (with T. Li and P. Zhang), Commun. Math. Sci, 10(4), pp.1105-1132, 2012.   pdf