## Education

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Ph.D. in Mathematics, University
of Oregon, June 2005

Advisor:
Dr. Huaxin Lin

Dissertation: A
classification theorem for direct limits of extensions of circle
algebras by purely Infinite C*-algebras

M.S. in Mathematics, University
of Oregon, June 2001

B.S. in Mathematics, University
of Hawai'i at Manoa, May 1999

## Academic Positions

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Professor, August
2017 -- Present

Department of Mathematics, University of Hawai'i at Hilo

Associate Professor, August
2012 -- July 2017

Department of Mathematics, University of Hawai'i at Hilo

Assistant Professor, August
2007 -- July 2012

Department of Mathematics, University of Hawai'i at Hilo

Postdoctoral Fellow, August
2005 -- July 2007

Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

Graduate Teaching Fellow, Fall
1999 -- Spring 2005

Department of Mathematics, University of Oregon

## Research

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My current
research interests include associated algebras (in particular Leavitt
path algebras), dynamical systems, the classification of C*-algebras,
and the structure theory of C*-algebras.

## Grants

### Educational Grants:

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National Security
Agency--Mathematical Sciences Grants and Sabbaticals Program,
Pacific Undergraduate Research Experience in Mathematics, Co-PI (March
1, 2012 - February 28, 2013), NSA, Total Cost: $39,959.
Dates: March 16, 2012 -- March 15, 2014.
National Science
Foundation--MCTP, Pacific Undergraduate Research Experience in
Mathematics, Co-PI (April 1, 2011--February 28, 2013), NSF-DMS
1045147. Total Cost: $707,718. Dates: April 1, 2011 - March 31,
2016.
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### Research Grants:

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Simons Foundation
Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians, Classification of
C*-algebras and applications, PI, #279369 to Efren Ruiz, Total Cost:
$35,000 Dates: September 1, 2013 - August 31, 2018.
Travel Grant,
University of Hawai'i at Hilo, Total Cost: $1,100. Dates: May 14,
2012 - June 1, 2012.
Travel Grant,
University of Hawai'i at Hilo, Total Cost: $2,000. Dates: June
20, 2012 - June 27, 2012.
Start-up Grant,
University of Hawai'i at Hilo, Total Cost: $6,000. Dates: August
1, 2007 - June 30, 2008.
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See Curriculum Vitae
for a more detailed version of my curriculum vitae.