First Workshop on Recent Advances on Spectral Methods and Related Applications

Xiamen University, China, June 14-16, 2007
School of Mathematical Sciences , Xiamen University



In conjunction with the ICOSAHOM07 in Beijing, we are organizing a small workshop on "Recent Advances on Spectral Methods and Related Applications" during June 14-16 at Xiamen University. The purpose of the workshop is to bring together leading experts in spectral methods and their applications to exchange recent advances and ideas, and to promote research and collaboration.  

This workshop is sponsored by the School of Mathematical Sciences , Xiamen University  

Organizing Committee:

Travel Information/ Conference Location:
Hotel: International Conference Center of Xiamen University. 

Xiamen is located in a beautiful peninsula across the Taiwan straight, and is a very popular tourist destination in China. There are frequent direct flights to Xiamen from Beijing and Shanghai (and other major airports in China). A round trip ticket from Beijing or Shanghai to Xiamen is typically between $150--$300, and can be purchased at the airport or reserved in advance.

All the speakers will be host at International Conference Center of Xiamen University, which is located at the principal campus of Xiamen University.

Pick up service: The airport pick-up service will be arranged for the workshop speakers to transport from the Xiamen GaoQi airport to the hotel. Please let us know your flight information by sending email to

Taxi: Xiamen university is about 20km from Xiamen GaoQi airport. If you miss the pick-up service, you can reach the hotel easily by taxi. It will cost about 60 RMB (Chinese Yuan). You can show the picture below (Chinese name of the hotel "International Conference Center of Xiamen University") to the driver in case he can't understand your English well.

List of speakers:

  • Mejdi Azaiez
    TREFLE, Universit®¶ de Bordeaux-I

  • Weizhu Bao
    National Singapore University

  • Wei Cai
    University of North Calolina at Charlotte

  • Qiang Du
    Penn State University

  • Daniele Funaro
    Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia

  • Anne Gelb
    Arizona State University

  • Benyu Guo
    Shanghai Normal University

  • Tom Hagstrom
    University of New Mexico at Albuquerque

  • Sidi Mahmoud Kaber
    Universit®¶ de Paris-VI

  • George Karniadakis
    Brown University

  • Huiyuan Li
    Chinese Academy of Sciences

  • Ernest Mund
    Universit®¶ Libre de Bruxelles

  • Tao Tang
    Hong Kong Baptist University
    Hong Kong

  • Dongbin Xiu
    Purdue University

  • Longan Ying
    Xiamen University

  • Li-Lian Wang
    Nanyang Technological University

  • Zhimin Zhang
    Wayne State University

P.S. The weather in Xiamen in June is usually warm and sunny with daily temperatures ranging from 25°„C to 32°„C.