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Mathematician

Bit-Shun Tam, mathematician. Travel grantee International Mathematics Union, 1983, research grantee National Science Council Republic of China, since 1981; honorary fellow University Wisconsin, Madison, 1987-1988. Member of Chinese Linear Algebra Society (vice president since 1996), International Linear Algebra Society, Mathematics Society Republic China, American Mathematics Society.

Background

Tam, Bit-Shun was born on February 21, 1951 in Hong Kong. Son of Shiu-Chim Tam and Lin-Fung Hu. Bachelor of Arts Mathematics, U. Hong Kong, 1973, Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics, 1977.

Teaching assistant U. Hong Kong, 1973-1978.

Education

Postdoctoral fellow U. Waterloo, Canada, 1978-1979. Instructor Auburn U., Alabama, 1979-1981. Associate professor Tamkang U., Taiwan, Republic of China, 1981-1984, professor, 1984.

Career

Teaching assistant University Hong Kong, 1973-1978. Postdoctoral fellow University Waterloo, Canada, 1978-1979. Instructor Auburn University, Alabama, 1979-1981.

Associate professor Tamkang University, Taiwan, 1981-1984, professor, since 1984, research professor, 1995—2004. Lady Davis visiting professor Israel Institute of Technology, 2004—2005.

Membership

Member American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American, Mathematics Society Republic China, International Linear Algebra Society, Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Chess; reading, swimming, jogging, table tennis.

Connections

father:
Shiu-Chim Tam

mother:
Lin-Fung Hu. Bachelor of Arts