International Conference on 

Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Applications


June 30-July 4, 2008
Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, P.R.China   
(Harbin Institute of Technlogy, and Harbin Normal University)


Photo of Participants

Invited Speakers


List of Participants

Organizing Committee

Local Information

Contact Us


Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Geometric Analysis


Sponsors and Organizors:

Harbin Institute of Technology
Harbin Normal University
Harbin Engineering University
Chinese University of Science and Technology
National Natural Science Foundation of China

List of Invited Speakers

Daomin Cao (曹道民, Chinese academy of Scienece, China)
Jingyi Chen (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Qing Han (韩青,University Of  Notre Dame , USA; Peking University, China)
Jiaxing Hong (洪家兴, Fudan University, China)
Minchun Hong(洪敏纯,University Of Queensland,Australia)
Huaiyu Jian (简怀玉, Tsinghua University, China)
Jiayu Li (ICTP, Italy)
Shujie Li (李树杰, Chinese academy of Scienece, and Harbin Normal University, China)
Fanghua Lin (New York University, USA)
Jiaquan Liu (刘嘉荃, Peking University, China)
Zhaoli Liu (刘兆理,Capital Normal University, China)
Xiaobo Liu (University of Notre Dame, USA)
Xinan Ma (麻希南, Chinese University of Science and Technology, China)
Xiaochun Rong (Rutgers University, USA)
Richard Schoen (Stanford University, USA)
Junping Shi (史峻平, College of William & Mary, USA; Harbin Normal University,  P.R. China)
Yuguang Shi (
史宇光, Peking University, China)
Jiabao Su (苏家宝, Capital Normal University, China)
Gang Tian (田刚, Princeton University, USA, and Peking University, China)
Lihe Wang (王立河, University of Iowa, USA)
Xujia Wang (汪徐家,Australian National University, Australia)
ChongChun Zeng(曾崇纯,Georgia Institute of Technology,USA)
Xiao Zhang (张 晓, Chinese academy of Scienece, China)
Xiaohua Zhu (朱小华, Peking University, China)

Registration & Fees:
If you plan to participate in the International Conference on Nonlinear Partial Differential Differential Equations and Geometric Analysis, we kindly ask you to send us an e-mail to Prof. Yongqiang Fu  and containing your name, position, postal address, e-mail address, title and abstract (typed in LaTeX or Word document, not to exceed one A4 page) of your talk, travel schedule and additional information and comments if you may have. 

Registration fees: RMB 500 (for Chinese) or 100 U.S Dollars. There is no registration fee for invited speakers. The local expenses of the invited speakers including hotel and meals during the conference period will be covered by the financial sponsors. The conference fee should be paid upon arrival during the registration.

The deadline for registration is May 31, 2008.
Titles and abstracts of all the invited talks must also be received by June 15, 2008. Abstracts should be typed in LaTeX or plain text, containing your name, institute affiliation, postal address, e-mail address, title and abstract, not to exceed one page and sent by email to Prof. Yongqiang Fu

Organizing Committee:

Yongqiang Fu (付 永强,Harbin Institute of Technology,  P.R. China)
Bo Guan (关波,Ohio State University, USA)
Qing Han (韩青,University Of  Notre Dame , USA; Peking University, China)
Jihong Shen (沈继红,Harbin Engineering University)
Junping Shi (史 峻平, College of William & Mary, USA; Harbin Normal University,  P.R. China)
Wen Song (宋文,Harbin Normal University , P.R. China)
Yong Wang (王 勇, Harbin Institute of Technology,  P.R. China)
Yuwen Wang (王玉文, Harbin Normal University , P.R. China)
Boying Wu  (吴勃英,Harbin Institute of Technology,  P.R. China)
Xiaoping Xue
(薛小平, Harbin Institute of Technology,  P.R. China)

Visa Information:
Non-Chinese citizen will need a visa to enter China, and visa cannot be obtained in the airport upon arrival. Local organizers could send you a formal invitation letter for visa if needed. Please apply for China entry visa in person at Embassy or Consulate of P.R.China one of the following locations (depending on your location):

Chinese Embassy in Australia
Chinese Embassy in USA

US residents can also apply for your China entry visa through private travel/passport/visa service agencies (They can apply visas "in person" for you). This may be useful if you live far away from a Chinese Consulate or the Chinese Embassy. See, for example, some of the following links (found on Yahoo/Google search). This does not mean we recommend these service agencies. You may find some other agencies in your local area. You may call them to find out details (they charge fees).

Local Information:

The site of conference Harbin is the capital of Heilongjiang province, the northern most province of China.With only a history of about 120 years in existence, Harbin now has a population of 9.5 million (4.6 million in urban area). Harbin is a thriving industrial city. It is also the political, economic, scientific, cultural and communications centre of Northeast China. Harbin is known as one of the major cities in China and Northeast Asia. Harbin bears the nickname 'The Pearl on the swan's neck' because the shape of Heilongjiang resembles a swan, or as 'Oriental Moscow' or 'Oriental Paris' for the architecture in the city. Harbin is also known as 'Ice City' for its long and cold winter.

Harbin weather (located at the northeast China, the summer weather of Harbin is mild and cool compared to most other cities in China)

Tourist Information:
  1. Conference may organize a half-day tour of the city of Harbin. Possible destinations include Taiyang Island (太阳岛), Saint Sofia Church (圣索菲亚教堂), and Central Street (中央大街).
  2. Conference will organize excursion trips for invited speakers in July 5. The route is Jingpo Lake (镜泊湖), 350km east of Harbin. Jingpo Lake is well known for its peace and quietness, and the volcanic geography that is great for trekking in and over. The Chinese of Jingpo are fond of quoting the phrase that this lake is the "West Lake of the north", a reference to the famous Hangzhou scenic spot.

Harbin Taiping Airport (HRB) serves Harbin metropolitan area. Airlines which serve HRB include Air China, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Dalavia, Hainan Air, Shanghai Air, Shenzhen Air, Vladivostok Air, Xiamen Air, Yakutia. Major connecting airports are Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Seoul, and various Russian cities. Every day there are more than ten flights from Beijing or Shanghai to Harbin. There are also train service from almost all the cities in China to Harbin.

Websites for flight tickets:
search engines: online agencies: Expedia  Orbitz  Travelocity
some agencies specializing in Asia travel: is a China-based online travel agency, where you can book China domestic travel and hotels.

Contact Us:

Post address:

Prof. Yongqiang Fu
Department of Mathematics
Harbin Institute of Technology
Harbin, Heilongjiang, P.R. China 150001

Conference Address:

The conference will be held in the Harbin Institute of Technology (for Day 1-2, 4-5) and  Harbin Normal University (for Day 3).

The conference hotel is Xiyuan Hotel, located in the campus of  Harbin Institute of Technology.

Harbin Institute of Technology
Address: No.92, West Da-Zhi Street, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China 150001