Cong X. Kang
Associate Professor
Department of Liberal Studies (Mathematics)
+1 (409) 741-4384
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1999
B.S., Carnegie Mellon University, 1992
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 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)
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