Welcome to Ruodu Wang's Homepage

Erta Ale, Ethiopia, 2015

Miscellaneous

Personal

Born in Beijing, citizen of China, permanent resident of Canada
I was a competitive Starcraft Player in China.
National Third-place of card game Sanguosha in China, 2009.
One of my Starcraft II game videos has more than 700,000 views on YouTube.

(the most viewed Starcraft II game video by the end of 2011.)

My Erdös number is 3: Ruodu Wang <- Ričardas Zitikis <- Endre Csáki <- Paul Erdös

Travel

Traveller's map (updated: July 2018)


Countries and territories (updated: July 2018)

East Asia China, South Korea, Russia, North Korea
West Asia Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Turkey, UAE
Southeast Asia Singapore
North America Canada, USA, Mexico
Central America Cayman Islands, Cuba, Bahamas, Dominican Republic
South America Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Bolivia
Africa Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia
North Europe Denmark, Lithuania, Latvia
West Europe Germany, Switzerland, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, UK, Austria
East Europe Czech, Poland, Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary, Russia
South Europe Italy, Spain, Greece, Vatican City
Oceania Australia
Antarctica Antarctica

Statistics (updated: July 2018)

Number of countries visited: 50
Number of countries where academic lectures were given: 18
Approximate time spent in each of the seven continents:

Asia ~27 years
North America ~6 years
Europe ~13 months
South America ~10 weeks
Africa ~6 weeks
Oceania ~5 days
Antarctica >0
*the above numbers do not necessarily add up to my age due to cumulative errors.

Random Stuff

PHD comics. Feel better about your own PhD life by looking at others'.
How to finish a Ph.D. by Matthias Schonlau at the University of Waterloo.
The Grammar According to West, tips for mathematical writing in English, by Douglas West at the University of Illinois.