Graph Theory & Its Applications Workshop

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The workshop was held in room 318 Mathematical Sciences Building (MSB) University of Central Florida, Orlando FL

Through this meeting, we brought together distinguished researchers with an interest in Graph Theory & its Applications to exchange ideas and create synergy and collaboration.  The workshop aims to promote interactions among mathematicians, computer scientists, biologists, statisticians and engineers working in related areas.  The meeting also provides motivation for graduate students to work in this important area of contemporary research.

Keynote Speaker: 

Xueliang Li
Professor in Center for Combinatorics at Nankai University, Tianjin, China, President of the Chinese Society of Combinatorics and Graph Theory, Vice President and Elected Fellow of the International Academy of Mathematical Chemistry, and Council member of the Chinese Mathematical Society.

Professor Li has published more than 300 papers and has written 10 books. He serves as editor on many journals and book series.

Plenary Speakers:

Hong-Jian Lai, West Virginia University
Brendan Nagel, University of South Florida
Joseph Tien, The Ohio State University

Invited Speakers:

Mourad Ismail, University of Central Florida
Martin Rolek, University of Central Florida
Zhisheng Shuai, University of Central Florida
Yue Zhao, University of Central Florida


Zixia Song, University of Central Florida
Zhisheng Shuai, University of Central Florida


8:45 – 9:00 Welcoming remarks
9:00 – 9:50 Keynote Lecture: Xueliang Li, Nankai U
9:50 – 10:40 Plenary Lecture: Joseph Tien, OSU
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 11:30 Invited Talk: Zhisheng Shuai, UCF
11:30- 12:00 Invited Talk: Mourad Ismail, UCF

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch Break

1:30 – 2:20 Plenary Lecture: Hong-Jian Lai, WVU
2:20 – 3:10 Plenary Lecture: Brendan Nagel, USF
3:10 – 3:30 Coffee break
3:30 – 4:00 Invited Talk: Nick Zhao, UCF
4:00 – 4:50 Keynote Lecture: Xueliang Li, Nankai U
4:50 – 5:20 Invited Talk: Martin Rolek, UCF

6:30   Dinner