Huangxin Chen

Research Scientist

Associate Professor ​

Previous Research Group Staff

Research Interest

​Flow and Transport in Porous Media, Topology Optimization for Fluid, Fast Solvers for Wave Problems, Adaptive Finite Element Methods, Multigrid methods, Discontinuous Galerkin Method

Selected Publications

  • ​Huangxin Chen, Jisheng Kou, Shuyu Sun, Tao Zhang, Fully mass-conservative IMPES schemes for incompressible two-phase flow in porous media, Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Engrg., 350 (2019), pp. 641–663.
  • Huangxin Chen, Weifeng Qiu and Ke Shi, A priori and computable a posteriori error estimate for an HDG method for the coercive Maxwell equations, Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Engrg., 333 (2018), pp. 287–310.
  • Huangxin Chen and Shuyu Sun, A residual-based a posteriori error estimator for single-phase Darcy flow in fractured porous media, Numer. Math., 136 (2017), pp. 805-839.
  • Huangxin Chen, Amgad Salama, and Shuyu Sun, Adaptive mixed finite element methods for Darcy flow in fractured porous media, Water Resour. Res., 52 (2016), pp. 7851–7868.
  • Huangxin Chen, Haijun Wu and Xuejun Xu, Multilevel preconditioner with stable coarse grid corrections for the Helmholtz equation, SIAM J. Sci. Comput., 37 (2015), pp. A221– A244.
  • Huangxin Chen, Peipei Lu and Xuejun Xu, A robust multilevel method for hybridizable discontinuous Galerkin method for the Helmholtz equation, J. Comp. Phys., 264 (2014), pp. 133–151.
  • Huangxin Chen and Xiao-Ping Wang, A one-domain approach for modeling and simulation of free fluid over a porous medium, J. Comp. Phys., 259 (2014), pp. 650–671.​
  • HuangxinChen, Peipei Lu and XuejunXu, A hybridizable discontinuous Galerkin method for the Helmholtz equation with high wave number, SIAM J. Numer. Anal., 51 (2013), pp. 2166–2188.​


  • Ph.D., in Computational Mathematics, AMSS, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Being, China, Sep. 2006 – July 2011.
  • B.Sc., in Applied Mathematics, Hunan University, Hunan, China, Sep. 2002 – July 2006.

Professional Profile

  • Associate Professor, School of Mathematical Sciences, Xiamen University, Aug. 2014- Present.
  • Assistant Professor, School of Mathematical Sciences, Xiamen University, Sep. 2011-Jul. 2014.
  • Visiting Scholar, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Jul.- Sep. 2017, March 2018, Aug.-Oct. 2018.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, KAUST, May 2015-Feb. 2016.
  • Visiting Scholar, City University of Hong Kong, Jan.-Feb. 2014, Jul.-Aug. 2014.
  • Visiting Scholar, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Feb.-Aug. 2013.​

Research Interests Keywords

Flow and Transport in Porous Media Topology Optimization for Fluid Fast Solvers for Wave Problems Adaptive Finite Element Methods Multigrid methods Discontinuous Galerkin Method