a lecturer at MSOR, VUW; if you are (still) puzzled by this
have a look at the above links. Before moving to Wellington
in 2009, I spent 2 years in Edmonton as a postdoc
in Prof. Anthony
To-Ming Lau's group.
I studied for my PhD in Leeds
under the supervision of Prof. H.
Garth Dales. Before that, I did my undergraduate study
my honours thesis was supervised by Dr. Richard Loy.
My pre-university education took place in Hanoi, mostly. Yes,
Lucky me, I've lived in yet another beautiful city of Budapest, during
the innocent years of primary school.
research interest is Banach algebras and abstract harmonic
- (with Matt Daws
White) Conditions implying the uniqueness of
the weak*-topology on certain group algebras, to appear in Houston Journal of
Mathematics 35 (2009),
- Uncountable families of prime z-ideals
in C0(R), Bulletin of the London
41 (2009), pp. 354-366.
- A theorem of Gel'fand-Mazur type, Studia
(2009), pp. 81-88.
prime ideals in commutative radical Fréchet algebras, Proceedings of the American
Mathematical Society 137
(2009), pp. 593-596.
- The kernels of
radical homomorphisms and intersection of prime ideals, Transactions of the
American Mathematical Society 360
(2008), pp. 1057-1088.
continuity for Banach algebras with finite-dimensional radical,
Journal of the Australian
(2006), pp. 279-295.