Recent Mathematical and Computational Developments of Maxwell's Equations: Challenges and Frontiers

July 24-28, 2006

Weihai, P.R. China



Theme of the Conference:

The workshop seeks to bring together researchers in various fields that involve Maxwell's equations and related topics. The recent substantial growth of applications of optical science and electromagnetics has driven the need for mathematical models, analytic techniques, and numerical algorithms. A main focus of the workshop is to offer a comfortable and spirited gathering to promote exchange of ideas, to present significant findings, and to discuss future directions.

Conference Chair:

Zhong-Ci Shi Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Confirmed Plenary Speakers :

Habib Ammari Ecole Polytechnique, France
Gary Cohen INRIA, France
Mathias Fink Universite Paris VII, France
Tom Hagstrom University of New Mexico, USA
Yayan Lu City University of Hong Kong, China
Peter Monk University of Delaware, USA
Frank Natterer University of Muenster, Germany
Jean-Claude Nedelec Ecole Polytechnique, France
Gunther Uhlmann University of Washington, USA
Michael Vogelius Rutgers University, USA

Confirmed 30-minute Invited Talk


Gang Bao (Co-Chair) Michigan State University,USA
Zhiming Chen (Co-Chair) Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Bo Zhang Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Jialin Zhu Cong Qing University, China


The conference will be held at Shandong University Academic Center in Weihai.


National Natural Science Foundation of China
State Key Lab on Scientific and Engineering Computing, CAS
Institute of Applied Mathematics, CAS
National Basic Research Program "High Performance Scientific Computation Research"


A volume based on this conference will be published.


The conference will be held during July 24-28, 2006. July 23 is the arrival day and July 29 is the departure day. A limited number of rooms have been reserved for the conference at the Golden Bay Hotel (with a conference special rate RMB 650 per day). Additional rooms have also been reserved at the Shandong University Academic Center (Weihai) at a special rate of RMB 360 per day. Please contact for room reservations.


All registered participants are invited to a sightseeing tour of a historical town near Weihai on July 28.


There is a regional airport in Weihai. Transfers may be made at the International airports of Beijing, Shanghai, or Hong Kong . Please contact  if additional help is needed. .

Registration Form    download

A registration fee of 800RMB for domestic participants (400RMB for students) and 200USD for foreign participants will be charged upon the arrival of the conference.

Deadline :

1   The completed registration form and the titles/abstrcats of all talks must be received by April 30, 2006

2   The local travel information will be available by June 30, 2006.

Contact Information :

Please e-mail your enquiries to Ms. Wenqiong Zhang (