Dean G. Hoffman
Professor

Research Areas - Discrete Mathematics

Office: 133-C Allison Lab

Address:
221 Parker Hall
Auburn, AL 36849-5310

Phone: (334) 844-3642
E-Mail: hoffmdg@auburn.edu

Lab/Research Page

Education

Ph.D., University of Waterloo, Canada 1976
B.A., Union College 1970


Professional Employment

Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University 1987 - present
Raybould Fellow, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia January 2008
Raybould Fellow, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia July 2004
Visiting Professor, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia March 2000
Raybould Fellow, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia August 2007
Visiting Professor, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia January 1997
Visiting Professor, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia June - July 1995
Raybould Fellow, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia June - July 1993
Visting Professor, University of Nebraska, Lincoln Summer 1991
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University 1982 - 1987
Visting Professor, University of Waterloo, Ontario 1982 - 1983
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University 1979 - 1982


Honors and Awards

Dean’s Research Award, College of Science and Mathematics, Auburn University 1999


Professional Activities

Keynote speaker, Troy Math Fest, March 2013
Invited Speaker, 1st Instanbul Design Theory and Combinatorics Conference, June 16-20, 2008
Leader Teacher/Teacher Professional Developer, Team-Math, June 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Seminar Speaker, Keio University, Yokoshomu, Japan, November 25, 2003
Invited Speaker, The Second East Asian Conference on Algebra and Combinatorics, Kyuslu University, Fukusha, Japan, November 18, 2003
Teacher, K-8th Grade Workshops, Selma and Montgomery, AL, June 2003
Education Mentor, DIMACS Connect Institute Education Program, July-August 2003
Instructor, Y.E.S. (Youth Experience in Science), October 5, 2002
Education Mentor, DIMACS COnnect Institute Education Program, July-August 2002
Invited Speaker, DIMACS Connect Institute on Graph Theory (and it's Applications to Problems of Society), Rutgers University, July-August 2001
Education Mentor, DIMACS Connect Institute Education Program, July 2001
Invited Speaker, DIMACS Connect Institute on Graph Theory (and it's Applications to Problems of Society), Rutgers University, July 1999
Invited Speaker, DIMACS Connect Institute on Graph Theory (and it's Applications to Problems of Society), Rutgers University, July 1999
Invited Colloquium Speaker, University of San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 1999
Invited Colloquium Speaker, University of Mississippi, September 1998
Organized worship on G-designs with C.C. Lindner, University of Queensland, August 5-30, 1996
Invited Speaker, 21st Annual Australian Conference on Combinactorics, University of Adelaide, Australia, July 1993


Selected Publications

  1. Sets of integers closed under affine operations – the closure of finite sets, with D. A. Klarner, Pacific Journal of Mathematics, 78 (1978), no. 2, 337-344.
  2. On  conjugate  invariant  subgroups  of  n-quasigroups,  Proceedings of the Ninth Southeastern conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory and Computing, (1978), 373-381.
  3. Sets of integers closed under affine operations – the finite basis theorems, with D. A. Klarner, Pacific Journal of Mathematics, 83 (1979), no. 1, 135-144. 
  4. The spectra for the conjugate invariant subgroups of n × 4 orthogonal arrays, with C. C. Lindner and R. C. Mullin, Canadian Journal of Mathematics, 32 (1980), no. 5, 1126-1139.
  5. On a probalistic method in graph theory, with D.L. Greenwell, Journal of Combinatorial Theory B., 31 (1981), no 3, 344-347.


Last updated: 08/07/2015