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Kiah Wah Ong

Kiah Wah Ong, Ph.D.

Lecturer of Applied Mathematics




Rettaliata Engineering Center, Room 206


Ph.D. in Mathematics - Indiana University (2017)
M.S. in Mathematical Sciences - Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia (2010)
B.S. in Mathematics - University of Malaya, Malaysia

Research & Accomplishments 

Dynamical properties of systems driven by dissipative or stochastic partial differential equations


  • Fee Scholarship, Indiana University (2011-2017)
  • Glenn Schober Memorial Travel Awards, Indiana University (2016)
  • Rothrock Teaching Award, Indiana University (2014)


  • M. Cai, M. Hernandez, K. W. Ong, and S. Wang. Baroclinic Instability and Transitions in a Two-Layer Quasigeostrophic Channel Model. Submitted, 2017. arXiv:1705.07989
  • M. Hernandez and K. W. Ong. Stochastic Swift-Hohenberg Equation with Degenerate Linear Multiplicative Noise. Submitted. 2016. 
  • L. Li, M. Hernandez, and K. W. Ong. Stochastic Attractor Bifurcation for the Two-Dimensional Swift-Hohenberg Equation. Submitted, 2016.
  • L. Li and K. W. Ong. Dynamic Transitions of Generalized Burgers Equation. Journal of Mathematical Fluid Mechanics (2016), Vol. 18, Issue 1, pp. 89-102. 
  • K. W. Ong. Dynamic Transitions of Generalized Kuramoto-Sivashinsky Equation. Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series B (2016), Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 1225-1236.
  • K. W. Ong, S. L. Tan, and Y. E. Tu. Integral Operators and Univalent Functions. Tamkang Journal of Mathematics (2012), Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 215-221.

Community Service 

  • Preparing future faculty conference, planning committee member, Indiana University, October 2015 - February 2016.
  • Faculty advisor for Actuary Today, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, May 2010 - May 2011.
  • Program promotion coordinator, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, May 2010 - May 2011.