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Tao Zhang (张韬)

School of Mathematics and Information Science
Guangzhou University
A member of Combinatorics and Information Theory

Research Interests

Extremal graph theory, discrete geometry, coding theory and design


Professional Experiences

Guangzhou University, 2017.7--
Associate Professor

Education

Zhejiang University, 2012.9--2017.6
Ph.D. in Mathematics (Advisor: Prof. Gennian Ge)

Soochow University, 2004.9--2008.6
B.S. in Mathematics

Honours and Awards

2020 Kirkman Medal

2019 The Honorable Mention of Doctor thesis for New World Mathematics Awards

2018 The Excellent Doctor Dissertations of Zhejiang Province

2018 The Nomination Award for Excellent Doctor Dissertations of Zhejiang University

2015 Scholarship for Doctoral Student by State Key Laboratory of Information Security

2015 National Scholarship for Outstanding Doctoral Student by the Ministry of Education in China

Publications

22. Some New Results on Splitter Sets

(with Zuo ye, Xiande Zhang, Gennian Ge,

Published in: IEEE Transcations on Information theory, 2020+ PDF

21. New lower bounds for partial k-parallelisms

(with Yue Zhou,

Published in: Journal of Combinatorial Designs, Jan. 2020. PDF

20. On the nonexistence of lattice tilings of Z^n by Lee spheres

(with Yue Zhou,

Published in: Journal of combinatorial theory, series A, Jul. 2019. PDF

19. Improved lower bounds on the degree-diameter problem

(with Gennian Ge,

Published in: Journal of Algebraic Combinatorics, Mar. 2019. PDF

18. Constructions of optimal Ferrers diagram rank metric codes

(with Gennian Ge,

Published in: Designs, Codes and Cryptography, 2019. PDF

17. On (mn,n,mn,m) relative difference sets with gcd(m,n)=1

(with Gennian Ge,

Published in: Journal of Algebraic Combinatorics, Dec. 2018. PDF

16. On the Nonexistence of Perfect Splitter Sets

(with Gennian Ge,

Published in: IEEE Transcations on Information theory, Oct. 2018. PDF

15. New Constructions of MDS Symbol-Pair Codes

(with Baokun Ding, Gennian Ge, Jun Zhang, Yiwei Zhang,

Published in: Designs, Codes and Cryptography, 2018. PDF

14. Combinatorial constructions of packings in Grassmannian spaces

(with Gennian Ge,

Published in: Designs, Codes and Cryptography, 2018. PDF

13. Maximum Distance Separable Codes for b-Symbol Read Channels

(with Baokun Ding, Gennian Ge,

Published in: Finite Fields and Their Applications, Jan. 2018. PDF

12. Splitter Sets and k -Radius Sequences

(with Xiande Zhang, Gennian Ge,

Published in: IEEE Transcations on Information theory, Dec. 2017. PDF

11. Perfect and Quasi-Perfect Codes Under the lp Metric

(with Gennian Ge,

Published in: IEEE Transcations on Information theory, Jul. 2017. PDF

10. Quantum MDS codes with large minimum distance

(with Gennian Ge,

Published in: Designs, Codes and Cryptography, 2017. PDF

9. Some new results on permutation polynomials over finite fields

(with Jingxue Ma, Tao Feng, Gennian Ge,

Published in: Designs, Codes and Cryptography, 2017. PDF

8. Invertible binary matrix with maximum number of 2-by-2 invertible submatrices

(with Yiwei Zhang, Xin Wang, Gennian Ge,

Published in: Discrete Mathematics, Feb. 2017. PDF

7. Quantum Codes Derived From Certain Classes of Polynomials

(with Gennian Ge,

Published in: IEEE Transcations on Information theory, Nov. 2016. PDF

6. New Results on Codes Correcting Single Error of Limited Magnitude for Flash Memory

(with Gennian Ge,

Published in: IEEE Transcations on Information theory, Aug. 2016. PDF

5. On the existence of certain optimal self-dual codes with lengths between 74 and 116

(with Jerod Michel, Tao Feng, Gennian Ge,

Published in: Electronic Journal of Combinatorics, Nov. 2015. PDF

4. Some New Classes of Quantum MDS Codes From Constacyclic Codes

(with Gennian Ge,

Published in: IEEE Transcations on Information theory, Sep. 2015. PDF

3. New pseudo-planar binomials in characteristic two and related schemes

(with Sihuang Hu, Shuxing Li, Tao Feng, Gennian Ge,

Published in: Designs, Codes and Cryptography, 2015. PDF

2. Fourth Power Residue Double Circulant Self-Dual Codes

(with Gennian Ge,

Published in: IEEE Transcations on Information theory, Aug. 2015. PDF

1. Some new results on the cross correlation of m sequences

(with Shuxing Li, Tao Feng, Gennian Ge,

Published in: IEEE Transcations on Information theory, May 2014. PDF

Talks

13. Hypergraphs without Berge Theta Subhypergraphs

The 13th National Congress of the Chinese Mathematical Society, Sun Yat-sen University, China, Nov., 2019.

(Invited talk)

12. Hypergraphs without Berge Theta Subhypergraphs

University of Science and Technology of China, China, Oct., 2019.

11. On hypergraph Turan problems

Workshop on Combinatorial Design Theory, Soochow University, China, Oct., 2019. (Contributed talk)

10.Lattice tiling by two different shapes.

The Sixth International Symposium on Coding Theory, Cryptography and Combinatorics, Hubei University, China, May, 2019.

(Plenary talk)

9. On the nonexistence of lattice tilings of Z^n by Lee spheres

Capital Normal University, China, Apr., 2019.

8. Perfect splitter sets

The first workshop on advanced topics in combinatorics and relates in information theory, Soochow University, China, Sep., 2018. (Contributed talk)

7. Improved lower bounds on the degree-diameter problem

2018 Guangdong Combinatorics and Graphs Conference, Guangdong University of Technology, China, Jul., 2018. (Contributed talk)

6. On the nonexistence of linear perfect Lee code

The 5th Sino-Korea International Conference on Coding Theory and Its Related Topics, Shanghai University, China, Jul., 2018.

(Invited talk)

5. Perfect and quasi-perfect codes under the l_p metric

2017 International Workshop on Coding Theory, Anhui University, China, Oct., 2017. (Contributed talk)

4. Combinatorial constructions of packings in Grassmannian spaces

National Conference on Coding theory and Cryptography, Zhejiang University, China, Sep., 2017. (Contributed talk)

3. New results on codes correcting single error of limited magnitude for flash memory

The Seventh International Symposium on Finite Fields and Their Applications, Nankai University, China, Jun., 2016. (Contributed talk)

2. Quantum codes derived from polynomial codes

International Workshop on Algebraic Combinatorics, Zhejiang University, China, Sep., 2015. (Contributed talk)

1. On the existence of certain optimal self-dual codes with lengths between 74 and 116

Workshop on Combinatorial Designs and Their Applications, Soochow University, China, Aug., 2014. (Contributed talk)

Grants

2019.1--2021.12, National Natural Science Foundation of China, Grant 11801109

Journal Referee

IEEE Transactions on Information Theory

Designs, Codes and Cryptography

Finite Fields and Their Applications

Electronic Journal of Combinatorics

Teaching Experience

2019.3--2019.6, Linear Algebra

2018.9--2018.12, Linear Algebra

2018.3--2018.6, Linear Algebra

Contact Information

Email: zhant220@163.com