Tsit-Yuen Lam (林節玄)

Job title: 
Professor Emeritus, Professor of the Graduate School
Research area: 
Bio: 

Brief Vitae

Degrees: B.A., University of Hong Kong, 1963.
                 Ph.D., Columbia University, 1967.

Academic Positions

Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley (July, 2009--present).

Professor of the Graduate School, UC Berkeley (2009--present).

Deputy Director (1995-97): Math.~Sci.~Research Institute, Berkeley (MSRI).

Professor (1976--present): University of California, Berkeley.

Associate Professor (1972-76): University of California, Berkeley.

Assistant Professor (1969-72): University of California, Berkeley.

Lecturer (1968-69): University of California, Berkeley.

Instructor (1967-68): University of Chicago.

Research Fellow (Summer, 1967): University of Illinois.

Honors

Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, 2012.

American Mathematical Society Leroy P.~Steele Prize: 1982.

John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow: 1981-82.

Miller Research Professor: University of California, 1978-79.

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow: 1972-74.

Selected Publications

  1. Lam, T. Y. and Leroy, A. and Ozturk, A. (2008). Wedderburn polynomials over division rings. II. In Noncommutative rings, group rings, diagram algebras and their applications Contemp. Math. 456 73-98 Amer. Math. Soc. Providence, RI. [MR] [GS?]
  2. Kodiyalam, Vijay and Lam, T. Y. and Swan, R. G. (2008). Determinantal ideals, Pfaffian ideals, and the principal minor theorem. In Noncommutative rings, group rings, diagram algebras and their applications Contemp. Math. 456 35-60 Amer. Math. Soc. Providence, RI. [MR] [GS?]
  3. Lam, T. Y. and Reyes, Manuel L. (2008). A prime ideal principle in commutative algebra. J. Algebra 319 No.7, 3006-3027. [MR] [GS?]
  4. Bass, Hyman and Lam, T. Y. and et al. (2007). Irving Kaplansky 1917--2006. Notices Amer. Math. Soc. 54 No.11, 1477-1493. [MR] [GS?]
  5. Lam, T. Y. (2007). Exercises in modules and rings. Problem Books in Mathematics. Springer New York xviii+412. [MR] [GS?]
Research interests: 

Algebra

Contact

(510) 642-4378
871 Evans Hall

Supervised Dissertations

Manuel Lionel Reyes; Tsit-Yuen Lam (林節玄)
PhD Thesis (Author field refers to student + advisor), 2010
Alexander James Diesl; Tsit-Yuen Lam (林節玄)
PhD Thesis (Author field refers to student + advisor), 2006
Alexander Sebastian Dugas; Tsit-Yuen Lam (林節玄)
PhD Thesis (Author field refers to student + advisor), 2006
Pace Peterson Nielsen; Tsit-Yuen Lam (林節玄)
PhD Thesis (Author field refers to student + advisor), 2006
Mark Stephen Davis; Tsit-Yuen Lam (林節玄)
PhD Thesis (Author field refers to student + advisor), 2003
Scott Annin; Tsit-Yuen Lam (林節玄)
PhD Thesis (Author field refers to student + advisor), 2003
William Lister Murray; Tsit-Yuen Lam (林節玄)
PhD Thesis (Author field refers to student + advisor), 2001
Gregory Todd Marks; Tsit-Yuen Lam (林節玄)
PhD Thesis (Author field refers to student + advisor), 2000
Monica Joy Vazirani; Tsit-Yuen Lam (林節玄)
PhD Thesis (Author field refers to student + advisor), 1999
Hyung-Ju Park; Tsit-Yuen Lam (林節玄)
PhD Thesis (Author field refers to student + advisor), 1995
Detlev Walter Hoffmann; Tsit-Yuen Lam (林節玄)
PhD Thesis (Author field refers to student + advisor), 1992
Tara Lynn Smith; Tsit-Yuen Lam (林節玄)
PhD Thesis (Author field refers to student + advisor), 1988
Ka Hin Leung; Tsit-Yuen Lam (林節玄)
PhD Thesis (Author field refers to student + advisor), 1988
Michel Spira; Tsit-Yuen Lam (林節玄)
PhD Thesis (Author field refers to student + advisor), 1987
Jonathan William Harman; Tsit-Yuen Lam (林節玄)
PhD Thesis (Author field refers to student + advisor), 1980
Jonathan Lee Merzel; Tsit-Yuen Lam (林節玄)
PhD Thesis (Author field refers to student + advisor), 1980
Lawrence Victor Berman; Tsit-Yuen Lam (林節玄)
PhD Thesis (Author field refers to student + advisor), 1978
Daniel Byron Shapiro; Tsit-Yuen Lam (林節玄)
PhD Thesis (Author field refers to student + advisor), 1974
Richard Steven Elman; Tsit-Yuen Lam (林節玄)
PhD Thesis (Author field refers to student + advisor), 1972