International Workshop on Reaction-Diffusion Models and Mathematical Biology


June 24-27, 2009
Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, P.R.China   

Chinese Version(中文版)
(Harbin Institute of Technlogy, and Harbin Normal University)
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Reaction-Diffusion Models, Mathematical Biology

Sponsors and Organizors:

Department of Mathematics, Harbin Institute of Technology
Science Research Center,  Harbin Institute of Technology
Y.Y. Tseng’s Functional Analysis Research Center
Harbin Normal University

List of Invited Speakers(confirmed)
Yihong Du(University of New England, Armidale)
Jifa Jiang (Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai)
Jiaxu Li (University of Louisville, Louisville)
Shujie Li(Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing/Harbin Normal University, Harbin)
Wantong Li (Lanzhou University, Lanzhou)
Yi Li(University of Iowa, Iowa City)
Zhigui Lin(Yangzhou University, Yangzhou)
Xing Liang ((University of Science and Technology, Hefei)
Yuan Lou (Ohio State University, Columbus)
Rui Peng(University of New England, Armidale/China Three Gorges University, Yichang)
Xiaofeng Ren (George Washington University, Washington DC)
Shigui Ruan (
Miami University, Coral Gables)
Junping Shi (College of William & Mary, Williamsburg/Harbin Normal University,  Harbin)
Jianjun Tian(College of William & Mary, Williamsburg)
Mingxin Wang (Southeast University, Nanjing)
Xuefeng Wang (Tulane University, New Orleans)
Yi Wang (University of Science and Technology, Hefei)
Junjie Wei (Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin)
Jianhua Wu(Shaanxi Normal University, Xian)
Yaping Wu (Capital Normal University, Beijing)
Yingfei Yi (Georgia Institute of Technology,Atlanta)
Xiaoqiang Zhao(Memorial University, St. Johns)
Chengkui Zhong (Lanzhou University, Lanzhou)
Feng Zhou (Eastern China Normal University, Shanghai)
Xingfu Zou(
The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada)

Registration & Fees:
If you plan to participate in the
International Workshop on Reaction-Diffusion Models and Mathematical Biology, we kindly ask you to send us an e-mail to Prof.Junping Shi  orProf.Shengqiang Liu  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 700 (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.


Registration,  and abstracts of all the talks must be received by May 15, 2009. 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. Shengqiang Liu:

Organizing Committee:
Shengqiang Liu(刘胜强, Harbin Institute of Technology,  P.R. China)
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)
Mingxin Wang(王 明新, Southeast University, P.R. China)
Yuwen Wang (王玉文, Harbin Normal University , P.R. China)
Junjie Wei(魏俊杰, 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:

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Often referred to as the"Oriental Moscow" for its mix of western and Chinese culture. Harbin is one of the major cities in Northeast China. Located on the banks of the Songhua River, Harbin is the capital of Heilongjiang Province as well as the biggest city in Northeast China. The city is famous for its moderate weather in summer and its wonderland of ice and snow in winter. Its bone-chilling winter makes it one of the best ski resorts in China, the Yabuli Ski Resort. Harbin is the terminus for the international railway, the Tran-Siberian Railway. Visitors will also find the Sun Island, Siberia Tigers Park, Ice Festival and Chinese-Russian Market in Harbin.

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 trip in Heilongjiang Province for invited speakers after the conference. The route is to be announced soon.

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:

Science Research Center,  Harbin Institute of Technology,
Mail box 3041,  2 Yi-Kuang Street, Nan-Gang District,
Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, 150080, China

Email Prof.Shengqiang Liu: or Prof. Junping Shi:         
Phone: +86 451 86402673
Fax:    +86 451 86402588

Conference Address:

The conference will be held in the Harbin Institute of Technology  and  Harbin Normal University.

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