updated on July 2, 2018.

Dr. Tin-Yau Tam
Professor Emeritus in Mathematics
Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA. Email:

I am currently the Department Chair and Mary B. Weeks Chair in Mathematics of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Nevada, Reno, USA. Email:

Publication list, Resume.

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Research interests: Matrix theory and Lie groups/algebras, Multilinear algebra, Numerical range, Operator theory and their applications.

I am on the editorial broad of

I am a reviewer of

Recent conferences organized:

I serve as a Scientific Committee Member of the International Research Center on Tensor and Matrix Theory of Shanghai University. I served on the Board of Directors of the International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS) 2010-2013.

Plenary speaker of

Where are my PhD graduates/students:

Auburn graduate students who want to take Linear Algebra preliminary exam may find Math 7370-7380 Matrices I & II useful.

Some mathematical websites:
Tex mathematical symbols
Mathematics Genealogy
Journal of Linear and Multilinear Algebra
Journal of Linear Algebra and Its Applications
Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra
American Mathematical Society
AMS Mathematics Subject Classification
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

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