By the support of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics, and with the active preparation of members of our institute committee Profess Zhen Wang, Professor Huan-Song Zhou and Professor Xiaozhou Yang, etc., "Partial Differential Equations and Related Issues International Conference" in October 2008 from 25 to 28 at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics, was successfully held. This is the first time for an international academic activity on mathematics field to be held by our institute. The conference was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the CAS Bureau of International Cooperation and the Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Applied Mathematics funding. Dean Yao-Zhong Zhu, Wuhan Branch of Chinese Academy of Sciences Fellow, attended the opening ceremony.
The professors invited to participate in this conference include the famous mathematician Professor Xiaqi Ding, academicians Yiming Long(International Congress of Mathematicians 45-minute Invited), the Belgian Royal Academy of Sciences, Professor Jean Mawhin (former president of the Belgian Royal Academy of Sciences), Academia Sinica, Taipei Academician Professor Taiping Liu (director of Academia Sinica's Institute of Mathematics, the International Congress of Mathematicians 45-minute Invited Speakers), the International Congress of Mathematicians one hour Rapporteur Professor J.L. Vazquez, the International Congress of Mathematicians 45-minute Invited Speakers Professor. Z.P. Xin, and X.J. Wang, Professor of Mathematics, Director of the Center of Edinburgh, Professor Toland, GQ Chen, Professor at Northwestern University, Professor Xiping Zhu, Professor Liqun Zhang, and so on, as well as 10 winners of Outstanding Youth Fund. More than 120 official representatives attending the conference, including 67 professors (15 overseas), who were from Stanford University, Northwestern University, University of Leuven, Belgium, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Lausanne), Australian National University, University of Milan, Italy, United Kingdom University of Bath, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Madrid, Spain, Autonomous University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Tsinghua University, Fudan University, Nankai University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Zhejiang University, Zhongshan University, Wuhan University, Huazhong University of Science, Lanzhou University, Central China Normal University ,etc..
During the conference, a total of 26 general assembly reports and 6 group reports were organized. The organization of conference academic was fully affirmed by the participating experts, and the conference is considered a high-level and very successful one. Former president of the Belgian Royal Academy of Sciences, Russian Academy of Natural Sciences Jean Mawhin said that: “Excellent academic reports showed us compelling research findings, and the great progress achieved on difficulty guess. The conference was a success.” Famous mathematician Professor J.L. Vazquez commented "From a more professional point of view, I would like to congratulate you on the high standard of academic reports. It is beyond my expectation that such high-level Chinese experts attended the conference, and important progress was made on a number of issues. Based on my experience, I am really impressed by the organizers of this conference." Well-known mathematician from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, executive deputy director of the Institute of Mathematics, Professor Xin Zhouping," All participants can feel that this is a conference with high quality, and the organization is perfectly done." Liu Tai-ping academician commented:" This is an excellent meeting, with excellence reporters from all over the world. "