Department of Mathematics hosts the SCPDE conference promoting research development.


Date: 15 Jun 2017 (Thursday)


HKBU hosts international conference on scientific computing


The Department of Mathematics of HKBU hosted the 6th International Conference on Scientific Computing and Partial Differential Equations (SCPDE) in early June. Since 2002, the SCPDE conference has been held every three years to promote research in this field. All the conferences have been held at HKBU.

This year, the SCPDE conference was officiated by the Consul General of France in Hong Kong and Macau Mr Eric Berti and HKBU President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Roland Chin. Speakers included Fields Medalist Professor Pierre-Louis Lions; Members of the French Academy of Sciences Professors Philippe Ciarlet, Jean-Michel Coron and Olivier Pironneau; Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the Academy of Engineering Sciences Professor Bjorn Engquist; Member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Professor Stanley Osher; and National Medal of Science winner and Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering Professor Richard Tapia.

The SCPDE 2017 was also dedicated to the 80th birthday of Professor Roland Glowinski, world renowned mathematician and University Distinguished Professor of HKBU Department of Mathematics. Each year, Professor Glowinski visits the Department and presents lectures, shares new mathematical results, and discusses research with colleagues and students.


今年會議由法國駐香港及澳門領事館總領事Eric Berti先生和浸大校長錢大康教授主持開幕儀式。獲邀請的演講嘉賓包括菲爾茲獎得主Pierre-Louis Lions教授、法國科學院院士Philippe Ciarlet教授、Jean-Michel Coron教授、Olivier Pironneau教授、瑞典皇家科學院院士及美國工程院院士Bjorn Engquist教授、美國科學院及文理科學院兩院院士Stanley Osher教授,以及美國文理科學院及工程院兩院院士、美國國家科學獎章獲得者Richard Tapia教授等著名學者。

今年的SCPDE會議向80歲壽辰的國際著名數學家及浸大數學系傑出教授Roland Glowinski教授致意。每年,Roland Glowinski教授到訪數學系、主講並與師生分享新的研究成果。