COSAM » COSAM Faculty » Mathematics and Statistics » Tin-Yau Tam

Mathematics and Statistics

Chair and Professor

**Research Areas**
- Linear Algebra

**Office: **221 Parker Hall

**Address:**

221 Parker Hall

Auburn, AL 36849-5310

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

**Fax: **(334) 844-6555

**E-Mail: **tamtiny@auburn.edu

__Education__

__Professional Employment__

__Honors and Awards__

__Professional Activities__

__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__

- Xuhua Liu, Ming Liao and Tin-Yau Tam, Geometric mean for symmetric spaces of noncompact type, Journal of Lie Theory 24 (2014), 725-736.
- Alexander Markus and Tin-Yau Tam, Connectedness of some fibers on a compact connected Lie group, Linear and Multilinear Algebra, 59 (2011), 1121-1126.
- 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.
- Tin-Yau Tam, A Lie theoretical approach of Thompson's theorems of singular values-diagonal elements and some related results, J. of London Math. Soc. (2), 60 (1999), 431-448.