Yan Gong

Professor of Mathematics

Dr. Yan Gong

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Dr. Yan Gong joined the Limestone University faculty in August 2008 and currently serves as the Professor of the Mathematics Department. She is originally from Beijing, China. Yan's undergraduate degree is in Engineering and her master degree is in Econometrics. She earned her Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and minor in Statistics from North Carolina State University.

Dr. Gong has received the Limestone's Fullerton Award for Teaching Excellence in 2011. Her research interests are in the Immersed Interface Methods -- numerical solutions of partial differential equations involving interfaces and irregular Domains. In Limestone¹s undergraduate program, Dr. Gong teaches Mathematics for the Liberal Arts, College-level Algebra, Statistics, Precalculus, Calculus courses as well as several upper-level mathematics courses including Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, Numerical Analysis and Modern Algebra.

Yan currently lives in Spartanburg area with her husband and son.


  • Ph.D Applied Mathematics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
  • M.S. School of Economics & Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • B.S. Engineering Thermal Science,Tsinghua University, Beijing,China