The International Workshop on Complex Engineering Systems and Design will be held in Hong Kong on Friday, May 22, 2009. This workshop aims to provide a venue for promoting exchange and collaboration among researchers in the area of complex engineering systems. A few researchers from Australia, Europe, Japan and China will be invited to deliver lectures at the workshop. Topics of interest include complex networks, complex systems, nonlinear electronics, telecommunication systems, and related applications.

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Tentative Program  

08:20 Opening - Ron Chen
Session 1 (Chair: Francis Lau)
08:45 Markov Chain Modeling and Analysis of Complicated Phenomena in Coupled Chaotic Oscillators [Presentation Slides]
Yoshifumi Nishio, Tokushima University, Japan
09:30 Analysis of Dermoscopic Images for Computer-Assisted Diagnosis [Slides Not Available]
Maciej Ogorzalek, Jagiellonian University, Poland, and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
10:15 Coffee break
Session 2 (Chair: Wallace Tang)
10:45 Recent Advances in Consensus of Discrete-Time Multi-Agent Systems [Presentation Slides]
Jinhu Lü, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
11:30 Adaptive Synchronization and Consensus of Complex Networks: Theory and Applications
[Slides Not Available]
Mario di Bernardo, University of Bristol, UK
12:15 Lunch (all participants)
Dim Sum lunch at Chinese Restaurant, 14/F Li Ka Shing Tower
Session 3 (Chair: Michael Small)
14:00 Understanding Power Grids Using a Complex Networks Approach [Presentation Slides]
Xinghuo Yu, RMIT University, Australia
14:45 Exploring Links between Complex Networks and Control Theory [Presentation Slides]
Xiaofan Wang, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai
15:30 Coffee break
Session 4 (Chair: Michael Tse)
16:00 On the Cooperation and Evolutionary Dynamics of Complex Networks [Presentation Slides]
Xiang Li, Fudan University, Shanghai
16:45 Bifurcations and Synchronizations of Coupled BVP Oscillators [Presentation Slides]
Tetsushi Ueta, Tokushima University, Japan
17:30 Close
18:30 Speakers & VIP Dinner


Inquiry & Registration
  • General inquiry: Michael Tse
  • Advance registration is required. Your university's contacts for registration are:
  • Registration is free, and includes a lunch where people are encouraged to continue to share their experience and research ideas.