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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 Nationality: Ugandan Gender: Male Date of Birth: March 05, 1966 Education and Qualifications 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 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. 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. 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). 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. Gerald Wanjala Page 2 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. Gerald Wanjala Page 3