## Professional Summary

Joined the Department of Math Sciences of UC in 1990.

The first recipient of Taft Award for Distinguished Faculty Achievement in 1996.

Taught numerous math courses from high-school level to Ph.D.level since 1978.

Research interests and publications mainly in Operator Algebras/Functional Analysis, a math branch called Morden Analysis.

Research supported by the National Science Foundation during 1989-1999.

Serve as a referee for about 20 math journals with worldwide circulation, for the National Science Foundation, and for some book publishers.

Organized or co-organized 10 math domestics/international conferences/worlshops.

Frequently invited as a main speaker of special sessions of the American Math Society and of domestic/international math conferences.

http://math.uc.edu/~zhangs/index.htm

## Education

Ph.D. in math: Purdue University Indiana/USA, 1988 (Functional Analysis, Operator Algebras, C*-Algebras.)

MS in math: Capital Normal University, Beijing China, 1982 (Functional Analysis)

## Research and Practice Interests

Pure Math: Operator Theory. Theory of C*-algebras and von Neumann

algebras. K-theory. Homotopy Theory. Fredholm Index Theory.

## Positions and Work Experience

2010 -2020 Department Head,

1997 - Professor of Math, University of Cincinnati,

1993 -1997 Associate Professor of Math, University of Cincinnati,

1990 -1993 Assistant Professor of Math, University of Cincinnati, Ohio/USA

1988 -1990 Math Instructor and research, University of Kansas, Kansas/USA

1988 -To Present as visiting scholar with, numerous short-term visits:, Univ. of Copenhagen/Denmark, China Sinica, MorningStart Math Research Institute, Zhejiang University, Univ. of Illinois/Urbana, Univ. of Toronto/Canada, Fields Institute/Canada, Univ. of Victoria/Canada, Capital Normal Univ./China, Beijing Normal Univ./China, Beijing Information & Technology Univ./China, East Normal Univ. /China, Nanjing University/China, Fudan Univ./China, Central Univ. of Finance & Economics/China, Xi'an Normal Univ./China, China Ocean University, QingDao University, QvFu Normal University, Tsinghua Sanya International Mathematics Forum at Sanya, National Sun Yat-sen University in Taiwan,....... ,

1982 -1983 Lecturer , Capital Normal University, Beijing/China

1978 -1980 High School Math Teacher, Xinqiaolu High School, Beijing/China

1996 - Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award - only one at UC,

## Research Support

Grant: #281966 Investigators:Zhang, Shuang 09-01-2013 -08-31-2018 Simons Foundation Structure of Operator Algebras Role:PI Active

Grant: #DMS-0649960 Investigators:Halpern, Herbert; Kaftal, Victor; Peligrad, Costel; Weiss, Gary; Zhang, Shuang 04-01-2007 -03-31-2009 National Science Foundation Collaborative Research: Operator Theory/Operator Algebras, GPOTS 07-08 Role:Collaborator

Investigators:Kaftal, Peligrad, Weiss, Zhang BAD DATE -BAD DATE NSF 2013, Operator Algebras and Applications Role:Co-PI Type:Grant

Grant: #DMS - 9626592 1997 -1999 NSF Type:Grant

Grant: #DMS - 9225076 1993 -1997 NSF Type:Grant

Grant: #DMS-8921369 1992 -1993 NSF Young Investigator Type:Grant

Grant: #DMS - 9002958 1990 -1992 NSF Type:Grant

1990 -2009 Taft Grants - Several Summers

Grant: #DMS - 8902371 1989 -1991 NSF Type:Grant

## Abbreviated Publications

### Peer Reviewed Publications

Strict comparison of positive elements in multipler algebras, Canadian J. of Math 69(2017)2, 373 - 407 (joint work with Kaftal and Ng).

Projections in C*-algebras and strict comparison (joint work with Kaftal and Ng), Operator Theory: The State of Art, Theta, Bucharest, 2016, page 53-74.

Strict comparison of projections and positive combinations of projections in certain multiplier algebras, J. of Operator Theory, 73(2015), 187 - 210 (joint work with V. KAFTAL and P. W. NG).

Commutators and linear spans of projections in certain finite C*-algebras, J. Funct. Analysis, 266(2014)4, 1881-1912 (Joint work with Kaftal and Ng)

Finite sums of projections in von Neumann algebras, Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 365(2013), 2409 - 2445 (joint work with Halpern, Kaftal, and Ng.)

Projection decomposition in multiplier algebras, Math. Ann. 352(2012)3, 543--566 (Joint work with V. Kaftal and Ping Ng).

Finite sums of projections in purely infinite C*-algebras with torsion K0, Proc. Amer Math Soc, 140(2012), 9, 3219 - 3227 (joint work with V. Kaftal and P. Ng)

Positive combinations and sums of projections in purely infinite simple C*-algebras and their multiplier algebras, Proc. Amer. Math. Soc 139(2011)8, 2735-2746 (joint work with Victor Kaftal and P. W. Ng),

Positive combinations of projections in von Neumann algebras and purely infinite simple C*-algebras, SCIENCE CHINA Mathematics, 54(2011)11, 2383 - 2393, (joint work with V. Kaftal and P. Ng)

Operator-Valued Frames, Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 361 (2009) 6349-6385. ( Joint with V. Kaftal and David Larson).

Strong sums of projections in von Neumann factors, J. Funct. Anal, 257 (2009), 2497-2529 (Joint work with V. Kaftal and Ping Ng).

Operator-Valued Frames on Hilbert C*-modules, Contemporary Math No 451, AMS- SIAM, 2007, 171-185 (Joint work with V. Kaftal and A. Larson).

Open problems around certain simple C*-algebras and multiplier algebras, Proceedings of the 2007 International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM), Vol.1(2007), 674 - 692.

C*-algebras generated by a projection and the reduced group C*-algebras C*_rZ*Z_n and C^*_rZ_m*Z_n$, Int. J. Math. 16(2005)5, pages 1-22.

Toeplitz algebras and C*-algebras arising from reduced reduced group C*-algebras. *Illinois J. Math*, *48(2004)*1, 199-218.

K-theory of certain C*-algebras associated with free products of cyclic groups. *Journal of Operator Theory*, *45(2001)*, 251-264 (joint with W. Szymanski).

On the homotopy type of the unitary group and the Grassmann space of purely infinite simple C*-algebras. *K-Theory*, *24(2001)*, 203-225.

Type II1 factors generated by purely infinite simple C*-algebras associated with free groups. *Proc. Amer. Math. Soc.*, *128(1999)*, 813-818 (Joint with W. Szymanski).

Purely infinite simple C*-algebras arising from the reduced group C*-algebras. *Contem. Math.*, *228(1998)*, 365-389.

Rectifiable diameters of the Grassmann spaces of von Neumann algebras and certain C*-algebras. *Pacific J. of Math.*, *177(1997)*, 377-396.

Toeplitz algebras and infinite simple C*-algebras associated with reduced group C*-algebras. *Math. Scand.*, *81(1997)*, 86-100.

Infinite Simple C*-algebras and reduced cross products of abelian C*-algebras and free groups. *Manu. Math.*, *92(1997)*, 487-514 (Joint with W. Szymanski).

*Quasi-diagonalizing unitaries and the generalized Weyl-von Neumann theorem, Birkhauser Boston, Boston, MA, 1995*.

K-theory and homotopy of certain groups and infinite Grassmann spaces associated with C*-algebras. *Int. J. Math.*, *3(1994)*, 425-445.

Homotopy of projections and factorization in the unitary group of certain C*-algebras. *Math. Scand.*, *73(1993)*, 281-306.

Exponential rank and exponential length of operators on Hilbert C*-modules. *Annals of Mathematics*, *137(1993)*, 129-144.

Factorizations of invertible operators and K-theory of C*-algebras. *Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.*, *28(1993)*, 75-83.

K-theory and a bivariable Fredholm index. *Contemporary Math., Amer. Math. Soc.*, *148(1993)*, 155-190.

Certain C_-algebras with real rank zero and their corona and multiplier algebras, Part IV. *Inter. J. Math.*, *3(1992)*, 309-330.

Certain simple C*-algebras with nonzero real rank whose corona algebras have real rank zero. *Houston J. Math.*, *18(1992)*, 57-71 (Joint with H. Lin).

Certain C_-algebras with real rank zero and their corona and multiplier algebras, Part II. *K-Theory*, *6(1992)*, 1-27.

On the exponential rank and exponential length of C*-algebras. *J. Operator Theory*, *28(1992)*, 337-355.

Certain C_-algebras with real rank zero and their corona and multiplier algebras, Part I. *Pacific J. Math.*, *155(1992)*, 169-197.

Five problems on the structure of multiplier algebras of real rank zero. *Contemporary Math., Amer. Math. Soc.*, *120(1991)*, 199-203.

On the ideal structure of generalized Calkin algebras. *Contemporary Math., Amer. Math. Soc.*, *120(1991)*, 193-198.

On infinite simple C*-algebras. *J. Funct. Anal.*, *100(1991)*, 221-231 (Joint with H. Lin).

Matricial structure and homotopy type of simple C*-algebras of real rank zero. *J. Operator Theory*, *26(1991)*, 283-312.

K1-groups, quasidiagonality and interpolation by multiplier projections. *Trans. Amer. Math. Soc.*, *325(1991)*, 793-818.

Star-shaped sets and fixed point theorems of multivalued mappings. *Math. Japonica*, *36(1991)*, 327-334.

A Riesz decomposition property and ideal structure of multiplier algebras. *J. Operator Theory*, *24(1990)*, 209-225.

Diagonalizing projections in the multiplier algebra and matrices over a C*-algebra. *Pacific J. Math.*, *145(1990)*, 181-200.

TrivialK1-flow of AF and finite von Neumann algebras. *J. Funct. Anal.*, *92(1990)*, 77-91.

C*-algebras with real rank zero and the internal structure of their corona and multiplier algebras, Part III. *Can. J. Math.*, *62(1990)*, 159-190.

A property of purely infinite simple C*-algebras. *Proc. Amer. Math. Soc.*, *109(1990)*, 717-720.

Stable isomorphism of hereditary C*-subalgebras and stable equivalence of open projections. *Proc. Amer. Math. Soc.*, *105(1989)*, 677-682.

On the structure of projections and ideals of corona algebras. *Canadian J. Math.*, *41(1989)*, 721-742.

Derivations and (hyper)invariant subspaces of a bounded operator. *Proc. Amer. Math. Soc.*, *102(1988)*, 261-267.

Centeric sets, star-shaped sets and fixed points. *Beijing Shiyuan Natural Science Monthly*, *1(1981)*, 102-117.

The minimal ideal in multiplier algebras, accepted by J. of Operator Theory, 79(2018)2, 419-462 2017SS (joint work with Kaftal and Ng).

### Book

Bi-variable Fredholm indices of invertible operators, Accepted by Springer-TUP, finalizing.

*Operator Algebras and Operator Theory*. Contem. Math. Book Series, 228 (1998) ,(Edited jointly with L. Ge, H. Lin, Z-J. Ruan, D. Zhang).

## Presentations

### Invited Presentations

(05-2015. )
*Plenary speaker at the Workshop on Operator Algebra and Harmonic Analysis, Tsinghua Sanya International Mathematics Forum (TSIMF), Hainan Province, China *.

(08-2014. )
*Plenary speaker at the Special Week on Operator Algebras, Shanghai, Eastern Normal University. *

(07-2014. )
*Invited talk at the National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwen. *

(04-2014. )
*About Joint Programs of Chinese Institutions and US Universities, Beijing, China *.

(04-2014. )
*Awarded as Outstanding Alumini Honor and gave invited series lectures at the Capital Normal University, Beijing, China. *Conference. .

(07-2013. )
*Invited presentation "Operator Algebras and Applications" at the Qufu Normal University, Shangdong, China *.

(06-2013. )
*7-lectures on the US education system, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China *.
Level:International

(06-2013. )
*Invited presentation "Profection structure of C*-algebras" at the China Ocean University, Qingdao, China *.

(06-2012. )
*Decomposition of positive elements as finite linear combinations of projections *.Special week on Operator Algebras, Research Center For Operator Algebras, Shanghai, China. Conference. .
Level:International

(06-2012. )
*5-Lecture Series on Theory of Operator Algebras and Applications *.Capital Normal University, China. Workshop. .
Level:International

(06-2012. )
*K-skeleton Factorization and Fredholm Index *.Mathematics Institute of Fudan University, Shanghai/China. Workshop. .
Level:International

(03-2012. )
*About the higher Education System of USA *.Central University of Finance and Economics, China. Professional Meeting. .
Level:International

(03-2012. )
*About the Joint 2+2 and 2+3 Program in Math/Stat *.Capital Normal University, China. Professional Meeting. .
Level:International

(03-2012. )
*The process of application, admission, and attending University of Cincinnati *.Beijing Information Science&Technology University, China. Professional Meeting. .
Level:International

(08-2011. )
*Overview on important research results in Analysis *.Colloquium talk, Capital Normal University, Beijing/China. Workshop. .
Level:International

(07-2011. )
*Topology and projections in C*-algebras and multiplier algebras *.2011 Operator Algebra Workshop, East China Normal University, Shanghai/China. Workshop. .
Level:International

(07-2011. )
*K-Theory invariants for classifying C*-algebras *.Colloquium talk, Capital Normal University, Beijing/China. Workshop. .
Level:Honorary

(03-2011. )
*About non-commutative analysis and topology *.Colloquium talk, Beijing Information Science&Technology Univbersity, Beijing/China. Workshop. .
Level:International

(03-2011. )
*Non-commutative topology and non-commutative geometry *.Colloquium talk, Capital Normal University, China. Workshop. .
Level:International

(07-2010. )
*Main speaker, International Conference on Operator Algebras *.Academy of Mathematics and System Sciences, Beijing/China. Conference. .
Level:International

(09-2009. )
*Main speaker, the Workshop on classification of C*-algebras. *Qinhuangdao/China. Workshop. .
Level:International

(05-2008. )
*Invited speaker at the American Math Society Meeting No 1039 *.Claremont/California. Conference. .
Level:National

(12-2007. )
* Main speaker, the 2007-International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians *.Hangzhou/China. Conference. .
Level:International

(01-2006. )
*Operator-Valued Frames *.Operator algebras and applications,of the American Math Society Annual Meeting (Joint work with V. Kaftal and D. Larson, presented by V. Kaftal) , Conference. .
Level:National

(07-2005. )
*Simple C*-algebras and their multiplier algebras *.The First International Operator Algebra and Operator Theory Symposium, Xi’an/China. Conference. .
Level:International

(04-2003. )
*K-theory of C*-algebras generated by certain reduced group C*-algebras and projections *.Operator algebras and free probability, of the American Math Society Meeting, Bloomington, Indiana. Conference. .
Level:National

(04-2003. )
*Rectifiable diameters of the Grassmann spaces of certain C*-algebras *.Operator algebras and applications, of the American Math Society Meeting, Bloomington, Indiana . Conference. .
Level:National

(01-2003. )
*The contractibility of unitary group of certain purely infinite simple C*-algebras *.C*-extensions and classification of C*-algebras, of the American Math Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD. Conference. .
Level:National

(11-2002. )
*Invariants arising from C*-algebras associated with 0-1 sequences *.Wabash Seminar Monthly Series On Functional Analysis, Conference. .
Level:National

(08-2002. ) Satellite Conference of the International Congress of Mathematicians, Operator Algebras and Applications, Chengde, China. Conference. . Level:International

(06-2002. )
*Around a long standing problem on simple C*-algebras *.Mathematical Institute of China, Beijing, China. Conference. .
Level:International

(06-2002. )
*A new approach to K-theory *.Morningstar Mathematical Research Center, Beijing, China. Conference. .
Level:International

(08-2001. ) Operator Algebras, of the 2001 Canada-China Initiative In Mathematical Sciences, Vancouver, Canada. Conference. . Level:International

(07-2001. )
*Simple C*-algebras and their invariants *.Workshop on Operator Algebras , Shanghai, China. Conference. .
Level:International

(03-1999. )
*K-theory of certain simple C*-algebras associated with cross products of cyclic groups *.Operator spaces and applications, of the American Math Society Meeting (941) , University of Illinois. Conference. .
Level:National

(03-1999. )
*An overview on invariants of C*-algebras *.Annual Conference of the Math Institute of the University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois. Conference. .
Level:National

(01-1998. )
*Purely infinite simple C*-algebras generated by a weighted shift and an isometry *.Recent progress in the theory of operator algebras and their applications, of the American Math Society Joint Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland. Conference. .
Level:National

(12-1997. )
*On structure of certain purely infinite simple C*-algebras *.The structure and classification of amenable C*-algebras, of the Canadian Math Society Annual Meeting, Victoria, B. C.. Conference. .
Level:International

(07-1997. )
*K-theory of C*-algebras and its applications *.Nanjing University, China. Workshop. .
Level:International

(07-1997. )
*On C*-algebras and their invariants *.Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, East China Normal University, China. Conference. .
Level:International

(07-1997. ) Five Lectures on C*-algebras and von Neumann algebras, Nanjing University, China . Workshop. . Level:International

(06-1997. )
*K-theory of C*-algebras *.Beijing Normal University, China. Workshop. .
Level:International

(05-1997. ) Regional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society , Detroit, Michigan. Conference. . Level:National

(10-1996. )
*About the K-theory of certain purely infinite C*-algebras *.Annual Wabash Mini conference, IUPUI. Professional Meeting. .
Level:Regional

(08-1996. )
*Generalized Fredholm index *.University of Newcastle, Australia. Professional Meeting. .
Level:International

(05-1996. )
*Structure on infinite simple C*-algebras *.24th Annual Canadian Symposium on Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, University of Saskatchewan. Conference. .
Level:International

(05-1996. )
*Reduced group C*-algebras and associated infinite simple C*-algebras *.NSF Annual Conference on Great Plains Operator Theory, Arizona State University. Conference. .
Level:International

(07-1995. )
*Simple C*-algebras and reduced cross products *.Invariants of Operator Algebras, Cork, Ireland. Conference. .
Level:International

(06-1995. )
*Can simple C*-algebras contain both nonzero finite and infinite projections? *.Operator Symposium of Canada, Fields Institute, Waterloo. Conference. .
Level:International

(04-1995. )
*Toeplitz C*-algebras associated with free products of cyclic groups *.University of New York at Buffalo, Professional Meeting. .
Level:Regional

(03-1995. )
*Simple C*-algebras of real rank zero *.Purdue University and Indiana University at Indianapolis, Professional Meeting. .
Level:Regional

(10-1994. )
*A long standing problem on simple C*-algebras and recent progress *.Extramural Modern Analysis Mini conference , Indiana University - Purdue University at Indianapolis. Professional Meeting. .
Level:Regional

(06-1994. )
*Purely infinite simple C*-algebras generated by one projection and reduced group C*-algebras *.Simple C*-algebras, of the American Math Society, University of Oregon, Eugene. Conference. .
Level:National

(05-1994. )
*Structure of certain simple C*-algebras *.Annual Conference on Great Plains Operator Theory , University of Nebraska. Conference. .
Level:International

(10-1993. )
*C*-algebras generated by reduced group C*-algebras and one a projection *.Extramural Modern Analysis Mini conference, Indiana University.
Level:University

(07-1993. )
*K-theory of C*-algebras *.Mathematical Institute of the Academic Sinica of China, Beijing, China. Conference. .
Level:International

(1993. )
*K-Theory and its applications *.Department of Mathematics, Indiana University - Bloomington. Professional Meeting. .
Level:University

(10-1992. )
*Rectifiable diameters of von Neumann algebras and certain C*-algebras *.Operator Theory and Operator Algebras, of the American Math Society, Wright State University, Dayton.
Level:National

(08-1992. )
*Invited speaker on the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters/commemorative symposium *.Copenhegan/Denmark.
Level:International

(07-1992. )
*K-theory and invertible operators on a Hilbert C*-modules *.Texas A& M University,

(05-1992. )
*Essential commutant and K-theoretical invariants *.NSF Annual Conference on Great Plains Operator Theory, University of Iowa.

(03-1992. )
*Homotopy groups of the unitary groups and Grassmann spaces of certain C*-algebras *.Operator Algebras, of the conference of the American Math Society, Tuscaluoosa, Alabama.

(03-1992. )
*K-theory and homotopy of certain groups and infinite Grassmann spaces associated with C*-algebras *.Operator Algebras And Algebraic Topology, of the conference of the American Math Society, Springfield, Missouri. Conference. .
Level:International

(02-1992. )
*Factorizations of invertible operators and Fredholm index *.NSF Wabash Functional Analysis Seminar, Professional Meeting. .
Level:Regional

(08-1991. )
*Factorizations of invertible operators on Hilbert C*- modules *.NSF CBMS-Regional conference Homology and Index Theory, Conference. .
Level:National

(05-1991. )
*Factorization of unitary elements in C*-algebras *.NSF supported Annual Conference on Great Plains Operator Theory, Texas A& M University. Conference. .
Level:International

(04-1991. )
*A proof for the Phillips-Ringrose conjecture *.Wabash Extramural Modern Analysis Mini Conference, IUPUI , Indianapolis, IN. Conference. .
Level:National

(01-1991. )
*Certain C*-algebras of real rank zero and their multiplier algebras *.Non-commutative Topology And C*-Algebras, of the American Math Society Joint Annual Meeting , San Francisco, CA. Conference. .
Level:International

(11-1990. )
* A Riesz decomposition property and applications *.Special session "Operator Theory/ Operator Algebras" of the American Math Society, University of California/Irvine. Conference. .
Level:National

(05-1990. )
* Ideal structure of generalized Calkin algebras. The Regional Conference on Operator Algebras/Operator Theory *.Texas Christian University . Conference. .
Level:International

(04-1990. ) The NSF Great Plains Operator Theory Conference , University of New Mexico. Conference. . Level:International

(03-1990. )
*Quasidiagonal operators on a Hilbert C*-module *.Arizona State University, Professional Meeting. .

(03-1990. )
*Internal structure of multiplier algebras *.University of Georgia, Professional Meeting. .

(02-1990. )
*C*-algebras with the FS property *.University of Alabama, Professional Meeting. .

(01-1990. )
*Some recent results about simple C*-algebras of real rank zero. The American Math Society Joint Annual Meeting *.Louisville, KY. Conference. .
Level:National

(10-1989. )
*Simultaneously quasi-diagonalizing two projections and trivial K1-group *.The 852th American Math Society , Muncie, Indiana. Conference. .
Level:National

(05-1989. )
*K1-group and structure of certain multiplier C*-algebras *.The 17th Annual Canadian Symposium on Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, University of Toronto. Conference. .
Level:International

(06-1988. )
*Quasi-diagonality in multiplier algebras. The Conference on Great Plains Operator Theory *.Indiana University -Purdue University at Indianapolis. Conference. .
Level:National

(07-2015. )
*Plenary speaker at the Workshop on Dynamic Systems and Operator Algebras *.Math Institute of Jilin University, China.
Level:International

(07-2017. )
*Invite plenary speaker The 3rd Summer Workshop on Operator Algebras and Noncommutative Geometry *.Heibei Normal University, China.
Level:International

(07-2016. )
*Invited plenary speaker at the International conference on structure of C*-algebras and tracial approximation *.Heibei Normal University, China.
Level:International

(12-2017. )
*Invited plenary speaker at the International Workshop on Operator Algebras *.Tsinghua Sanya International Mathematics Forum (TSIMF), Sanya, China.
Level:International

(03-2017. )
*Speaker for the Workshop for attending the US Universities *.Capital Normal University, China.
Level:University

(12-2017. )
*Generalied Fredholm Index and Applications *.Colloquium Talk, ChongQing University.
Level:International

(12-2017. )
*Generalized Weyl-von Neumann Theorem in the multiplier algebras *.Colloquium Talk, Chongqing Normal Univeristy.
Level:International

(12-2017. )
*Application of Generalized Fredholm Indices *.Colloquium Talk, West-South University .
Level:International

(12-2017. )
*Structure of Multipler Algebras and Index Theory *.Colloquium Talk, Zhong Shan University at Zhuhai.
Level:International

Invited 40-minute talk
(07-2018. )
*Purely Infinite simple C*-Algebras generated by an isometry and a bilateral shift *.IWOTA-2018, Shanghai, China. Conference. .
Level:International

### Event Organized

Co-organizer of the GPOTS-2008Co-organizer of the GPOTS-2008 Conference 06-2008 University of Cincinnati Level:International

Co-organizer of the Amer. Math Society Special sessionCo-organizer of the Amer. Math Society Special session 10-2006 Univeristy of Cincinnati Level:National

Co-organizer of the AMS special sessionCo-organizer of the AMS special session 01-2003 Baltimore/Maryland Level:National

Co-organizer of the Satellite Conf. of the 2002-ICMCo-organizer of the Satellite Conf. of the 2002-ICM 08-2002 Chengde/China Level:International

Organizer of the C*-Algebra workshopOrganizer of the C*-Algebra workshop 07-1997 Nanjing/China Level:International

Organizer of workshop on Operator AlgebrasOrganizer of workshop on Operator Algebras 07-1997 Shanghai/China Level:International

Co-organizer of the 3rd International Conference on C*-algebrasCo-organizer of the 3rd International Conference on C*-algebras 07-1997 Eastern China Normal University Level:International

Co-organizer of the AMS special sessionCo-organizer of the AMS special session 01-1997 San Diego Level:National

Co-organizer of the GPOTS-1995Co-organizer of the GPOTS-1995 05-1995 University of Cincinnati Level:International

Co-organizer of the Annual Meeting of AMS special sessionCo-organizer of the Annual Meeting of AMS special session 01-1994 Cincinnati Conventional Center Level:International

Special Week on Operator AlgebrasSpecial Week on Operator Algebras Conference 06-18-2012 06-22-2012 Shanghai, China Level:International

## Honors and Awards

1996 Taft Award for Distinguished Faculty Achievement. As the first recipient of this newly established award

## Service

Service as a referee for about 20 math journals or publishers

Math Deptartment - (Head Review Committee ) 1999

Math Department - (Head Search Committee ) 2000

Math Department - (Essentially all kinds of Committees repeatedly ) 1990 -To Present

College of Arts and Science of Arts and Sciences (Budget Committee ) Type:University/College Service Level:College 2012 -To Present

(Academic Committee Chair ) Level:Department 2012 -To Present

(International 2+2 Joint Program Coordinator ) Level:Department 2011 -To Present

(Online Course Evaluation Coordinator ) Level:Department 2011 -To Present

(A&S Heads Council ) Level:College 2010 -To Present

## Keywords

Functional Analysis, Operator Algebras, C*-Algebras, K-Theory, Homotopy Theory, Real Rank of C*-Algebras.

## Courses Taught

15-MATH-505 ADVANCED CALCULUS Adv Calc II Level:Both

15-MATH-147H EL PROB & STATS H Level:Undergraduate

15-MATH-264 CALC & AN GEOM IV Level:Undergraduate