Yilun Shang is a Associate Professor,Northumbria University,UK

Yilun Shang

Associate Professor

Organizing Committee


Northumbria University


Y Shang, Connectivity in a random interval graph with access points, Information Processing Letters.

Y Shang, Degree distributions in general random intersection graphs, Electronic Journal of Combinatorics.

Y Shang, Groupies in random bipartite graphs, Applicable Analysis and Discrete Mathematics.

Y Shang, A note on the 2-connectivity in one-dimensional ad hoc network, Science China Information Sciences.

Y Shang, Asymptotic behavior of estimates of link probability in random networks, Reports on Mathematical Physics.

Y Shang, Perturbation results for the Estrada index in weighted networks, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical.

Y Shang, Robustness of scale-free networks under attack with tunable grey information, EPL (Europhysics Letters.

Y Shang, W Luo, S Xu, L-hop percolation on networks with arbitrary degree distributions and its applications, Physical Review.

Y Shang, Joint probability generating function for degrees of active/passive random intersection graphs, Frontiers of Mathematics in China.

Y Shang, Multi-type directed scale-free percolation, Communications in Theoretical Physics.

Y Shang, A central limit theorem for randomly indexed m-dependent random variables, Filomat.

Y Shang, Lack of Gromov-hyperbolicity in small-world networks, Central European Journal of Mathematics.

Y Shang, Distribution dynamics for SIS model on random networks, Journal of Biological Systems.

Y Shang, Lower bounds for the Estrada index of graphs, Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra.

Y Shang, Distinct clusterings and characteristic path lengths in dynamic small-world networks with identical limit degree distribution, Journal of Statistical Physics.

Y Shang, A Lie algebra approach to susceptible-infected-susceptible epidemics, Electronic Journal of Differential Equations.

Y Shang, Lower bounds for the Estrada index using mixing time and Laplacian spectrum, Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics.

Y Shang, The sharp threshold for percolation on expander graphs, Mathematica Slovaca.

Y Shang, Optimal control strategies for virus spreading in inhomogeneous epidemic dynamics, Canadian Mathematical Bulletin.

Y Shang, Estrada index of general weighted graphs, Bulletin of the  Australian Mathematical Society.

Y Shang, L1 group consensus of multi-agent systems with stochastic inputs under directed interaction topology, International Journal of Control.

Y Shang, Large cliques in a directed inhomogeneous random graph, International Journal of Computer Mathematics.

Y  Shang,  Discrete-time epidemic dynamics with awareness in random networks,  International  Journal of Biomathematics.

Y Shang, Modelling epidemic spread with awareness and heterogeneous transmission rates in networks, Journal of Biological Physics.

Y Shang, L1 group consensus of multi-agent systems with switching topologies and stochastic inputs, Physics Letters A.

Y Shang, Consensus recovery from intentional attacks in directed nonlinear multi-agent systems, International Journal of Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulation.

Y Shang, Non-hyperbolicity of random graphs with given expected degrees, Stochastic Models.

Y Shang, Deffuant model with general opinion distributions: first impression and critical confidence bound, Complexity.

Y Shang, Consensus formation of two-level opinion dynamics, Acta Mathematica Scientia.

Y Shang, Vulnerability of networks: Fractional percolation on random graphs, Physical Review E.

Y Shang, R Bouffanais, Influence of the number of topologically interacting neighbors on swarm dynamics, Scientific Reports.

Y Shang, An agent-based model for opinion dynamics with random confidence threshold, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation.

Y Shang, Average consensus in multi-agent systems with uncertain topologies and multiple time-varying delays, Linear Algebra, and its Applications.

Y Shang, More on the normalized Laplacian Estrada index, Applicable Analysis and Discrete Mathematics.

Y Shang, Group pinning consensus under fixed and randomly switching topologies with acyclic partition, Networks, and Heterogeneous Media.

Y Shang, Unveiling robustness and heterogeneity through percolation triggered by random-link breakdown, Physical Review.

Y Shang, R Bouffanais, Consensus reaching in swarms ruled by a hybrid metric-topological distance, European Physical Journal.

Y Shang, Distance Estrada index of random graphs, Linear and Multilinear Algebra.

Y Shang, Degree distribution dynamics for disease spreading with individual awareness, Journal of Systems Science and Complexity.

Y Shang, Group consensus of multi-agent systems in directed networks with noises and time delays, International Journal of Systems Science.

Y Shang, A note on the commutativity of prime near-rings, Algebra Colloquium.

Y Shang, Laplacian Estrada and normalized Laplacian Estrada indices of evolving graphs, PLoS ONE.

Y Shang, Impact of self-healing capability on network robustness, Physical Review E.

Y Shang, Inhomogeneous long-range percolation on the hierarchical lattice, Reports on Mathematical Physics.

Y Shang, Global stability of disease-free equilibria in a two-group SI model with feedback control, Nonlinear Analysis: Modelling and Control.

Y Shang, Couple-group consensus of continuous-time multi-agent systems under Markovian switching topologies, Journal of the Franklin Institute.

Y  Shang, Deffuant model of opinion formation in one-dimensional multiplex networks, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical.

Y Shang, Consensus seeking over Markovian switching networks with time-varying delays and uncertain topologies, Applied Mathematics and Computation.

Y Shang, Bounds of distance Estrada index of graphs, Ars Combinatoria.

Y Shang, Further results on distance Estrada index of random graphs, Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society.

Y Shang, On the likelihood of forests, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications.

Y Shang, Finite-time weighted average consensus and generalized consensus over a subset, IEEE Access.

Y Shang, Subspace confinement for switched linear systems, Forum Mathematicum.

Y Shang, Effect of link oriented self-healing on the resilience of networks, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment.

Y Shang, Localized recovery of complex networks against failure, Scientific Reports.

Y Shang,  A combinatorial necessary and sufficient condition for cluster consensus, Neurocomputing.

Y Shang, Limit of a non-preferential attachment multitype network model, International Journal of Modern Physics B.

Y Li, Y Shang, Y Yang, Clustering coefficients of large networks, Information Sciences.

Y Shang, Consensus in averager-copier-voter networks of moving dynamical agents, Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science.

Y Shang, Y Ye, Leader-follower fixed-time group consensus control of multiagent systems under directed topology, Complexity.

Y Shang, Finite-time scaled consensus through parametric linear iterations, International Journal of Systems Science.

A Tyra, J Li, Y Shang, S Jiang, Y Zhao, S Xu, Robustness of non-interdependent and interdependent networks against dependent and adaptive attacks, Physica A.

Y Shang, Fixed-time group consensus for multi-agent systems with nonlinear dynamics and uncertainties, IET Control Theory & Applications.

Y Shang, A note on the H index in random networks, Journal of Mathematical Sociology.

Y Shang, False positive and false negative effects on network attacks, Journal of Statistical Physics.

C Antonopoulos, Y Shang, Opinion formation in multiplex networks with general initial distributions, Scientific Reports.

Y Shang, Hybrid consensus for averager-copier-voter networks with non-rational agents, Chaos, Solitons & Fractals.

M Komareji, Y Shang, R Bouffanais, Consensus in topologically interacting swarms under communication constraints and time-delays, Nonlinear Dynamics.

Y Shang, Resilient consensus of switched multi-agent systems, System & Control Letters.

Y Shang, Subgraph robustness of complex networks under attacks, IEEE  Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems.

Y Shang, Scaled consensus of switched multi-agent systems, IMA Journal of Mathematical Control and Information.

Y Shang, Consensus of hybrid multi-agent systems with malicious nodes, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs.

Y Shang, Isoperimetric numbers of randomly perturbed intersection graphs, Symmetry.

Y Shang, Poisson approximation of induced subgraph counts in an inhomogeneous random intersection graph model, Bulletin of the Korean Mathematical Society, 2019, in press.

Y Ye, Y Shang, Finite-time median related group consensus over directed networks, International Journal of Control.

Y Shang, Attack robustness and stability of Generalized k-cores, New Journal of Physics.

Y Shang, Resilient consensus for expressed and private opinions, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 2019, in press.

An Alhevaz, M Darkooti, H Rahbani, Y Shang, Strong equality of perfect Roman and weak Roman domination in trees, Mathematics.

Y Shang, Consensus and clustering of expressed and private opinions in dynamical networks against attacks, IEEE Systems Journal, 2019, in press.


2010.7-2013.2 Postdoctoral Fellow at Institute for Cyber Security, the University of Texas at San Antonio, USA

2005.9-2010.6 Ph.D. in Mathematics from the Department of Mathematics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

2001.9-2005.7 Bachelor of Science from the Department of Mathematics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China


System Science, System engineering, Complex network, Data science, Algorithm, and computation


2007 Morgan Stanley Fellowship for outstanding doctoral candidates from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

2009 Best Paper Award of 1st East China Doctoral Forum in Operational Research and Cybernetics from Shanghai Operation Research Society, China

2009 Zhao-Zhu-Mu-Lan Fellowship for outstanding doctoral candidates from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

2012 Merit Performance Award from University of Texas at San Antonio, USA

2015 Shanghai Pujiang Talent Program by Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality, China

2016 Dimitrie Pompeiu Prize from Section of Mathematics of the Academy of Romanian Scientists, Romania

2017 Essex International Visiting Fellowship from University of Essex, UK

2018 Open Arms Grant for International Congress of Mathematicians 2018 from Brazilian Mathematical Society, Brazil

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