Tin-Yau Tam

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Professor Emeritus

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Professor Emeritus

**Research Areas:**
Linear Algebra

**Office: **316A Parker Hall

**Address:**
218B Parker Hall

Auburn, AL 36849-5310

**Phone: **(334) 844-6572

**Fax: **(334) 844-6572

**Email: **tamtiny@auburn.edu

__Education__

Ph.D., University of Hong Kong

1986

B.S., University of Hong Kong

1982

__Professional Employment__

Chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University

2012 - present

Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University

1998 - present

Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University

1993 - 1998

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University

1988 - 1993

Lecturer, City University of Hong Kong

1986 - 1988

__Honors and Awards__

Lloyd and Sandra Nix Endowed Professor

2012 - 2015

Auburn University Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award

2011

__Professional Activities__

Editorial Board Memberships: Alabama Journal of Mathematics (Editor in Chief), Linear and Multilinear Algebra, Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra, Special Matrices, Proyecciones, Revista de Matematica ILAS, MAA

Referee: Advances in Mathematics, Algebra, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Applied Mathematics E-notes, Applied Mathematics Letters, Bulletins of Canadian Mathematical Society, Bulletins of Mexico Mathematical Society, Chinese Journal of Mathematics, Computers and Mathematics with Applications, Discrete Mathematics, Algorithms and Applications (DMAA), Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems, Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra, International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics 2014, Iranian Mathematical Society, Journal of Canadian Mathematical Society, Journal of Convex Analysis, Journal of Operators and Matrices, Journal of Operator Theory and Integral Equations, Journal of Scientific Computing, Korean Journal of Mathematics, Linear Algebra and Its Applications (LAA), Linear and Multilinear Algebra (LAMA), Mathematical and Computer Modeling, SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications

__Research and Teaching Interests__

Matrix and Lie Theory: Linear and Multilinear Algebra; Lie Theory; Numerical Range; Operator Theory; Matrix Problems Arising from Biology and Engineering

__Selected Publications__

- Sanjeev Baskiyar, Chiao-Ching Huang, and Tin-Yau Tam, Minimum energy consumption for rate monotonic scheduled tasks, Computing, 98 (2016), 661-684.
- Mary Clair Thompson and Tin-Yau Tam, Rutishauser¹s LR algorithm and Bruhat iteration, Linear and Multilinear Algebra 63 (2015), 2061-2070.
- Xuhua Liu, Ming Liao and Tin-Yau Tam, Geometric mean for symmetric spaces of noncompact type, Journal of Lie Theory 24 (2014), 725-736.
- Wai-Shun Cheung and Tin-Yau Tam, Star-shapedness and K-orbits in complex semisimple Lie algebras, Bull. Canada. Math. Soc., 54 (2011), 45-55.
- Wai-Shun Cheung and Tin-Yau Tam, The K-orbit of a normal element in a complex semisimple Lie algebra, Pacific Journal of Mathematics, 238 (2008), 387-398.

Last updated: 04/05/2019