Kang

Cong X. Kang

Associate Professor

Department of Liberal Studies (Mathematics)

kangc@tamug.edu

+1 (409) 741-4384

Education:

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1999

B.S., Carnegie Mellon University, 1992

Employment:
  • Associate Professor in Mathematics (Fall 2014 - Present), General Academics (GACD), Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG)

  • Assistant Professor in Mathematics (Fall 2010 - Summer 2014), GACD, TAMUG

  • Lecturer in Mathematics (Fall 2004 - Summer 2010), GACD, TAMUG

  • Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2002-2004), Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Daemen College, Amherst, NY

  • Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2000-2002), Dept. of Science & Mathematics, The University of Texas of The Permian Basin (UTPB), Odessa, TX

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics (1999-2000), Department of Mathematics and Statistics, American University, Washington, DC

  • Assistant Instructor in Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin (1996-1999)

  • Teaching Assistant in Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin (1993-1996)

  • Math Tutor, at Carnegie Mellon University and at University of Texas at Austin (1990-1993)

Teaching:
  • Teaching both Math 251 (Calculus III) and Math 308 (Differential Equations) in Spring of 2013

  • Spent time answering questions and explain math to students (some of whom are my former students) taking math courses from other math faculty, Spring 2012

  • Guided an Honor's student in Math 151 (Calculus I) to complete an Honor's project, Fall of 2011

  • Courses Taught at TAMUG:

    Topics in Applied Mathematics I (linear algebra and vector calculus), Differential Equations, Calculus III, College Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Plane & Spherical Trigonometry, Finite Mathematics/Business Math I, Calculus I, Calculus II, Statistics, Logic

  • Online Courses Developed at TAMUG after Ike in the Fall of 2008:

    MATH 150 (Pre-Calculus), MATH 151 (Calculus I), and MATH 166 (Finite Math)

  • Courses Taught at Daemen College:

    College Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Finite Mathematics, Calculus I, Calculus II, Abstract Algebra

  • Courses Taught at The University of Texas of The Permian Basin:

    Pre-Calculus, Calculus I, Calculus II, Calculus III, Probability/Statistics, Logic, Abstract Algebra

  • Courses Taught at American University:

    Pre-Calculus, Business Calculus, Calculus I, Complex Analysis

  • Courses Taught at University of Texas at Austin:

    Pre-Calculus (as an Instructor of Record); Vector Calculus, Calculus I, Calculus II, Business Calculus, Probability (as a Teaching Assistant)

Professional Activities/Memberships:
  • Co-Organizer (with Eunjeong Yi) of AMS Special Session (SS 39A) on "Studies in interconnections among parameters in graph theory, combinatorics, and discrete geometry", as a part of the Joint Mathematics Meetings 2015, San Antonio, TX (2015)

  • Ph.D. Thesis Examiner in mathematics for Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka State, India (2013-14)

  • Co-Organizer (with Douglas J. Klein and Eunjeong Yi) of "Math & Sciences Seminar" at TAMUG, Galveston, TX (Spring 2014-Summer 2014)

  • Co-Organizer (with Philip Brown, Douglas J. Klein, and Eunjeong Yi) of "Math & Sciences Seminar for Research and Education" at TAMUG, Galveston, TX (Fall 2013)

  • Co-organizer of "Discrete Mathematics and Geometry", a Special Session of the Southeastern Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, Spring of 2012

  • Co-organizer of "Discrete Dynamical Systems in Graph Theory, Combinatorics, and Geometry", a Special Session of theWestern Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, Spring of 2011

  • Chaired a Contributed Session in CombinaTexas 2011, Sam Houston State University, April 2011

  • Member of Mathematical Association of America (Fall, 2007-2009)

  • Member of American Mathematical Society (Fall 2010-Present)

  • Founder and organizer of a weekly seminar in Math at University of Texas of The Permian Basin

  • Liaison for the Mathematical Association of America in the Math Department, American University