International Conference on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations
C Theory and Approximation

August 29 C September 2, 2002
Venue: City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Hong Kong
Organizers: Prof. Philippe G. CIARLET , Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Prof. Roderick WONG, City University of Hong Kong

Project Objective: The conference aims to review and discuss the latest trends in nonlinear partial differential equations. World leaders in the field will be delivering plenary lectures. This event will provide an excellent opportunity for international exposure and interaction among scientists.

Session Topics:

  • Existence Theory, 
  • Uniqueness and Non-Uniqueness of Solutions, 
  • Boltzmann Equation, 
  • Plasma Physics,
  • Navier-Stokes Equations, 
  • Nonlinear Elasticity, 
  • Phase Transitions, 
  • Micro-structures.


  • Finite Difference Methods,
  • Finite Element Methods, 
  • Finite Volume Methods, 
  • Computational Mechanics, 
  • Computational Chemistry. 

Plenary Speakers:

Stuart S. ANTMAN ,  University of Maryland, USA
Douglas N. ARONOLD,  University of Minnesota, USA
John M. BALL,  University of Oxford, UK
Alberto BRESSAN,  International School for Advanced Studies, Italy
Michel CHIPOT,  Universitat Zurich, Switzerland
Philippe G. CIARLET,  Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Constantine M. DAFERMOS,  Brown University, USA
Roland GLOWINKSI,  University of Houston, USA
Robert V. Kohn,  New York University, USA
Claude LE BRIS,  Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees, France
Yvon MADAY,  Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Louis NIRENBERG,  New York University, USA
Alfio QUARTERONI,  Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Christoph SCHWAB,  ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Roger TEMEM,  Universite de Paris-Sud, France
Richard S. VARGA,  Kent State University, USA
Enrique ZUAZUA,  Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Call for Papers: Abstracts of contributed papers must be received by July 1, 2002. Abstracts should be typed in LaTex or TeX, not exceed one page, and be sent to the Conference Secretary by email at

Person to Contact:

Julia FUNG
Conference Secretary
Liu Bie Ju Centre for Mathematical Sciences
City University of Hong Kong
83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon
Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2788 9816

Website: Please visit our web site or contact our Conference Secretariat for updated information regarding the program.

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