GERALD WANJALA
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS, SULTAN
QABOOS UNIVERITY, P. O. BOX 36 PC 123 AL KHOUD
Phone: +968241412401, Email: [email protected]
Personal Information
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Nationality: Ugandan
Gender:
Male
Date of Birth: March 05, 1966
Education and Qualifications
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2001 – 2005: University of Groningen, The Netherlands
PhD Mathematics
1999 – 2000: MRI/University of Groningen, The Netherlands
MSc Mathematics
1992 – 1994: Makerere University, Uganda
MSc Mathematics
1987 – 1990: Makerere University, Uganda
BSc Mathematics/Education
Career History
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2008 – Present:
Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Course taught include: Mathematics for Sciences, Pre-calculus,
Business Mathematics, Calculus I, Calculus II, calculus III, Linear
Algebra I, Linear Algebra and Multivariate Calculus for Engineers,
Differential Equations and Applications for Engineers, Introduction
to Complex Variables, Real Analysis I, Topology, Measure Theory.
Other Duties: Departmental Board Secretary, Chair Departmental
Timetabling Committee, Member of the Departmental Curriculum
Committee. Departmental Textbook Officer, Member of the
Departmental
Website
Committee,
Course
Coordination
(Mathematics for Sciences), Member of the College Textbook
Committee, Member of the College Timetable Committee.
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2005 – 2008: Mbarara University, Uganda
Courses taught include: Calculus I, calculus II, Linear Algebra I,
Ordinary Differential Equations, Real Analysis I, Complex Variables,
Abstract Algebra, General Topology, Functional Analysis, Measure
Theory
Other Duties: Chair, Faculty of Science Research Committee.
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2001 – 2005: University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Courses taught include: Fourier Theory, Partial differential equations,
Complex Variable. (Note: This was during my tenure as a PhD
student).
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1995 – 2001: Mbarara University, Uganda
Courses taught include: Calculus I, calculus II, Linear Algebra I, Ordinary
Differential Equations, Real Analysis I, Complex Variables, Abstract
Algebra
Other Duties: Acting Head of Department, Department of Mathematics.
Research Area
Operators on spaces with an indefinite metric.
Publications
1. G. Wanjala, Operator representation of sectorial linear relations, J. Ineq. Appl., 2015,
2015:60, DOI 10.1186/s13660-015-0581-z.
2. T. Ya. Azizov, A. Dijksma, and G. Wanjala, Compressions of maximal dissipative and self
adjoint linear relations and of dilations, Lin. Alg. Appl. 2013, 439(3), 771 – 792.
3. G. Wanjala, The invariant subspace problem for absolutely p-summing operators in
Krein spaces, J. Ineq. Appl., 2012, 2012:254.
4. D. Alpay, A. Dijksma, H. Langer, and G. Wanjala, Basic boundary interpolation for
generalized Schur functions and factorization of rational J-unitary matrix functions,
Operator Theory: Adv. Appl. Vol. 165, 2006, 1-29.
5. A. Dijksma and G. Wanjala, Generalized Schur functions and augmented Schur
parameters, Operator Theory: Adv. Appl. Vol. 162, 2005, 135-144.
6. G. Wanjala, Closely connected unitary realizations of the solutions to the basic
interpolation problem for generalized Schur functions, Operator Theory: Adv. Appl. Vol.
160, 2005, 441-468.
7. D. Alpay, A. Dijksma, H. Langer, and G. Wanjala, The Schur algorithm for generalized
Scgur functions IV: unitary realizations, Operator Theory: Adv. Appl. Vol. 149, 2004, 23-45.
8. D. Alpay, A. Dijksma, H. Langer, and G. Wanjala, A basic interpolation problem for
generalized Schur functions and coisometric realizations, Operator Theory: Adv. Appl.
Vol. 143, 2003, 39 -76.
9. D. Alpay, A. Dijksma, H. Langer, and G. Wanjala, Characteristic functions of coisometric
colligations and fractional linear transformations arising from a basic interpolation
problem, IWI research report, 2002, 55p.
Selection of Conferences Attended and Papers Presented
1. 25th International Workshop on Operator Theory and Applications (IWOTA 2014), VU
University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 14 – 18, 2014. Paper presented: Sectorial
linear relations and associated multivalued forms.
2. 21st International Workshop on Operator Theory and Applications (IWOTA 2010),
Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany, July 12 – 16, 2010. Paper presented: On invariant
subspaces of absolutely (p,q) summing operators.
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3. 8th Workshop on Operator Theory in Krein Spaces and Inverse Problems, Technische
Universitat Berlin, Germany, December 18 – 21, 2008. Paper presented: On invariant
subspaces of absolutely summing operators.
4. Learning Technologies and Mathematics, Middle East Conference, Sultan Qaboos
University, oman, March 31 – April 02, 2007
5. School on Nonlinear Differential Equations, ICTP, Trieste, Italy, October 09 – 27, 2006.
6. Dijksma Conference (On the occasion of the retirement of Prof. Aad Dijksma), University
of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands, February 22 – 24, 2006.
7. 5th Workshop on Operator Theory in Krein Spaces and Differential Equations, Technische
Universitat Berlin, Germany, December 16 – 18, 2005. Paper presented: Absolutely p
summing operators in Krein spaces.
8. 4th Workshop on Operator Theory in Krein Spaces and Applications, Technische
Universitat Berlin, Germany, December 17 – 19, 2004. Paper presented: Generalized
Schur functions and augmented parameters.
9. Colloquium on Operator Theory, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria,
March 4 – 6, 2004. Paper presented: The Schur transform at the boundary point z=1.
10. 3rd Workshop on Operator Theory in Krein Spaces and Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems,
Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany, December 12 – 14, 2003. Paper presented:
Closely connected unitary realizations of the solution to the basic interpolation problem
for generalized Schur functions.
11. 14th International Workshop on Operator Theory and Applications (IWOTA 2003),
Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, Italy, June 24 – 27, 2003. Paper presented: Coisometric
realizations for the solutions of a basic interpolation problem for generalized Schur
functions.
12. 2nd Workshop on Operator Theory in Krein Spaces and Applications, Technische
Universitat Berlin, Germany, December 12 – 14, 2002. Paper presented: A basic
interpolation problem for generalized Schur functions and coisometric realizations.
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