Mathematician:Fan Chung Graham

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Taiwanese-American mathematician noted for her work in the areas of spectral graph theory, extremal graph theory and random graphs.

Generalized the Erdős-Rényi model.

Wife of Ronald Graham, friend and colleague of Paul Erdős.




  • Born: October 9, 1949, Kaohsiung.


Papers and Lectures

A couple of hundred papers, including:

  • 1973: On the Ramsey numbers N(3, 3, ..., 3; 2)
  • 1973: On triangular and cyclic Ramsey numbers with k colors
  • 1975: Optimal rearrangeable graphs
  • 1975: On multicolor Ramsey numbers for complete bipartite graphs (with Ron Graham)
  • 1989: Steiner trees on a checkerboard (with Martin Gardner and R.L. Graham)
  • 1991: Laplacians of graphs and hypergraphs
  • June 2005: Random Graphs and Internet Graphs


  • 1997: Spectral Graph Theory (ISBN 0-8218-0315-8)
  • 1998: Erdős on Graphs: His Legacy of Unsolved Problems (with Ron Graham) (ISBN 1-56881-079-2)
  • 2006: Complex Graphs and Networks (with Linyuan Lu) (ISBN 0-8218-3657-9)

Also known as

Full name: Fan Rong K Chung Graham

In Taiwanese: 金芳蓉, pinyin: Jīn Fāngróng.