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** Position :** Professor of Mathematics

** Office:** MacQuarrie Hall Room 418

** Office hours (August 23, 2017 -- December 11, 2017): **

- Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30 -- 11:30
- by appointment via email

** Address:**

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

San Jose State University

One Washington Square

San Jose, California 95192-0103

U.S.A.

** Telephone:** 408-924-5155

** Fax :** 408-924-5080

** Email:** wasin dot so at sjsu dot edu

- B.Sc., University of Hong Kong, 1983
- M.Phil., University of Hong Kong, 1986
- Thesis : Convexity properties of state spaces of uniform algebras
- Advisor : Alan J. Ellis

- Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara, 1991
- Thesis : Exponential Formulas and Spectral Indices
- Advisor : Robert C. Thompson

- Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota, 1991--1992.
- Postdoctoral Researcher, Center of Linear Structures and Combinatorics , University of Lisbon, 1993.
- Project NExT Fellow, 1994--1995.
- Assistant Professor, Sam Houston State University , 1992--1999.
- Visiting Researcher, Xiangtan Polytechnic University, Hunan, China, May--June 1999.
- Associate Professor, Sam Houston State University, 1999--2000.
- Associate Professor, San Jose State University, 2000 -- 2006.
- Visiting Researcher, University of Malta, Malta, July 2012.
- Visiting Researcher, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin, India, March--April, 2016.
- Visiting Researcher, Nankai University, Tianjin, China, October -- November, 2016
- Professor, San Jose State University, 2006 -- present.

** Courses taught this semester (Fall 2017: August 23 -- December 11, 2017):**

- MATH 42 Discrete Mathematics, section 2, MW 12:00 -- 13:15, MH323
- MATH 42 Discrete Mathematics, section 12, MW 13:30 -- 14:45, MH424
- MATH 279A Graph Theory, section 1, MW 16:30 -- 17:45, MH235

** Courses taught before:**

- Calculus sequence:
- Discrete Mathematics sequence:
- Linear Algebra sequence:
- Probability and Statistics sequence:
- Applied Math sequence:

- Matrix Theory : the study of arrays
- Graph Theory : the study of dots and lines
- Probability Theory : the study of chances
- Number Theory : the study of integers
- Interest Theory : the study of money

- On the energy and skew energy of graphs (with Wen-Huan Wang), preprint.
- On the sparsity of Jordan form (with Minh Vu), preprint.
- How many integral circulant graphs are there (with C. Cusanza), preprint.
- Constructions of graphs and trees with partially prescribed spectrum (with X. Li and I. Gutman), preprint.
- The automorphism group of the Knodel graph W(k,2^k) (with R. Balakrishnana, P. Paulrajab, and M. Vinayd), submitted.
- Distance Energy Change of Complete Bipartite Graph Due to Edge Deletion (with A. Varghese and A. Vijayakumar), submitted.
- On the maximum skew spectral radius and minimum skew energy of tournaments (with Bo Deng, Xueliang Li and Bryan Shader),
*Linear and Multilinear Algebra*, accepted. - A shorter proof of the distance energy of complete
multipartite graphs,
*Special Matrices*5 (2017) 61--63.. - Past publication (before 2017)

- The Third Pacific Rim Mathematical Association Congress, Oaxaca, Mexico, August 14--18, 2017.
- "Distance Energy Change of Complete Bipartite Graph Due to Edge Deletion"

- Past presentations (before 2017)

- Master thesis/project students
- Jane Huang,
*Image Registration and Wavelet Decomposition*, 1997 - Linda Zientek,
*Fundamental Similarity*, 1997 - David Benzel,
*Pythagorean Triples and Jasmenwozc Conjecture*, 1998 - Christopher F. Cusanza,
*Integral Circulant Graphs with the Spectral Adam Property*, 2006. Abstract - Viet Nguyen,
*Construction of Symmetric Matrices with Prescribed Spectra*, 2006. Abstract - Tue Rust,
*Understand the Cayley-Hamilton Theorem*, 2006. Abstract - Wilson Florero,
*The Search of Graphs Equienergetic with Edge Deleted Subgraph*, 2008. Abstract - Vinh Nguyen,
*Family of Circulant Graphs and its Expander Properties*, 2010. Abstract - David Zimmermann,
*The Friendship Theorem*, 2010. Abstract - Usha Watson,
*Integral Cayley Graphs over Z_2 + Z_{2p}*, 2011. Abstract - Nick Khorlin,
*A Characterization of Graphically Spectral Numbers*, 2013. Abstract - Ryan Flarity,
*Generation and Completion of Unimodular Matrices*, 2013. Abstract - Shanthi Kannan,
*Hitting Time and PageRank*, 2014. Abstract - Minh Vu,
*A Study of the Sparsity Property of the Jordan Canonical Form*, 2016. Abstract

- Jane Huang,
- Referee for the following journals
- Linear Algebra and its Applications
- Linear and Multilinear Algebra
- SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications
- Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra
- American Mathematical Monthly
- Discrete Mathematics

- Reviewer of Mathematical Reviews
- Examiner of
- University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
- Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
- Bharathidasan University, India

- Co-organizer of the following meetings:
- 1999 Conference on Multiwavelets: theory and applications, Huntsville, Texas
- 2001 Southern California Matrix Conference, San Jose, California
- 2004 Southern California Matrix Conference, San Jose, California
- 2005 R. C. Thompson Matrix Conference, San Francisco, California
- 2007 R. C. Thompson Matrix Conference, Auburn, Alabama

- Judge of the following math/science fair
- 2001 Intel Science Fair
- 2002, 2003, 2004 MAA Math Undergrad Poster

- AP Statistics reader
- 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009

- Linear Algebra and its Applications
- Linear and Multilinear Algebra
- SIAM Journal Matrix Analysis and Applications
- Numerical Linear Algebra with Applications
- Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra

- American Mathematical Society (AMS)
- Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
- Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
- International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS)

- Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM)
- The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)
- The American Institute of Mathematics (AIM)
- The Clay Mathematics Institute (CMI)
- Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA)
- Center for Discrete Mathematics and Computer Science (DIMACS)
- Mathematical Biosciences Institute (MBI)