The Cuntz Splice


Education  

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

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

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:
    1. 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.
    2. 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.
Research Grants:
    1. 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. 
    2. Travel Grant, University of Hawai'i at Hilo, Total Cost: $1,100.  Dates: May 14, 2012 - June 1, 2012.
    3. Travel Grant, University of Hawai'i at Hilo, Total Cost: $2,000.  Dates: June 20, 2012 - June 27, 2012.
    4. Start-up Grant, University of Hawai'i at Hilo, Total Cost: $6,000.  Dates: August 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008.
See Curriculum Vitae for a more detailed version of my curriculum vitae.