International Symposium on

Control and Optimization  in Multidisciplinary Study (COMS-2017)

February 6-10, Ballarat, Australia

Co-Chairs: David Y Gao, Guang-Da Hu, and Peicheng Zhu

Conference Secretary: Mrs Helen Wade, Gen Maddox

Program Committee: Dr. Ning Ruan

Join us with eminent scholars for this scientifically enriching and socially exciting event hosted in the beautiful historical city Ballarat to exchange ideas and present original high  level research results to bridge gaps between mathematics and engineering sciences.

Final Program

Confirmed Plenary/Invited Speakers:

Prof. Saeid Nahavandi (PVC and Engineering Chair, Deakin University, )

Prof. Cuie Wen (Distinguished Professor of Bioengineering, RMIT).

Prof. Song Wang (Head, Curtin University, ),

Professor Caroline Finch (Research Professor, Federation University)

Professor Hang Gao (Dean, Northeastern Normal University, ),

A/Professor Tian-Hai Tian (Mornash University)

Professor Kai Ming Ting (Federation University),

A/Professor David Yost (Federation University)

Professor Kaijun Zhang (Northeastern Normal University,

Dr. Asim Bahatti (Deakin University)

Dr. Eldar Hajilarov (Federation University)

Dr. Ian Spark (Federation University)

Dr. Qiang Tao (Sheng Zheng University)

Dr. Ying Yang (Sheng Zheng University)

Main Topics:

Mathematical modeling of complex systems, nonconvex analysis, nonlinear PDEs, chaotic dynamics, control and simulation for multi-scale systems, multi-level optimization and design, global optimization and applications in multidisciplinary fields.

Special Events:

Featured Plenary lectures on cutting-edge research,  tours to enjoy natural beauty, foods, mountains

Conference Prizes: Best paper prizes for young scientists

Best students paper awards

Sponsors: US Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Federation University,  International Society of Global Optimization (iSoGO)

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Instruction for Abstract Submission

The submission of papers for the COMS 2017 will be managed through an online conference paper management system called “EasyChair” (

First, you will need to set up an account (username and password) as an author. Go to

This link will bring up a login page for COMS 2017. Select “sign up for an account” to register an account.

After the account is registered, you may log in to the COMS 2017 simply by entering your username and password.

After logging in to the “EasyChair” website for the COMS 2017, you then click on the New Submission” link located in the top-left corner of the menu bar to submit a new abstract.


A group of rooms have been reserved in Mercure Ballarat Convention Centre,Confirmation no: 46443, 46444, 46445, 46446)  please book your room directly at the hotel web page. Make sure to indicate your confirmation number at FedUni in order to have conference discount rate.

Registration Fees (cover all meals and a banquet during the meeting)
Students: AU $260
Regular: AU$400

Registration fee should be paid directly to the International Society of Global Optimization INC through bank transfer to  National Australian Bank.

Account Name: International Society of Global Optimization INC (iSoGO), Swift Code: NATAAU 3303M,  BSB: 083532, Account No: 395939556

Please send an email to    and Ms Helen Wade  in order to receive a confirmation.


From Melbourne airport, please take shuttle bus to Ballarat. The shuttle bus station is just cross the street from the international arrival. The hotel address is


Tel: (+61)3/53271200



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