## 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

- 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?] - 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?] - Lam, T. Y. and Reyes, Manuel L. (2008).
*A prime ideal principle in commutative algebra.*J. Algebra**319**No.7, 3006-3027. [MR] [GS?] - 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?] - Lam, T. Y. (2007).
*Exercises in modules and rings.*Problem Books in Mathematics. Springer New York xviii+412. [MR] [GS?]

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