Dr. Wah-Kwan Ku

Faculty Profile

Bio

Dr. Ku was born and raised in Hong Kong. He came to America for graduate school in 2004. Before coming to Texas, he lived in Indiana, Missouri and Pennsylvania. Besides teaching, he enjoys Latin dancing and swimming.

  • Education

    • Ph.D. in Mathematics, Indiana University
    • Master of Applied Statistics, Pennsylvania State University
    • B.Sc. in Mathematics (minor in Computer Science), The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Work Experience

    • 2011 – 2012, Visiting Professor, St. Louis University
    • 2012 – 2016, Lecturer, Penn State Berks
    • 2016 – Present, Assistant Professor, University of the Incarnate Word
  • Research Interests

    • Differential Geometry
    • Statistics
  • Courses Taught

    • Data Mining and Bioinformatics
    • Design of Experiments
    • Regression Analysis
    • Statistical Methods
    • Research Statistics 1
    • Introduction to Probability and Statistics
    • Geometry and Proof
    • Linear Algebra
    • Ordinary Differential Equations
    • Calculus 1
    • Calculus 2
    • Calculus 3
    • College Algebra
  • Selected Publications and Presentations

    • This Better Method for Diagnosing Shunts with a Spectrophotometric Oximeter Requires Discarding a Longstanding Misconception about Diagnostic Criteria, joint with A.P. Shepherd (submitted)
    • Insecurity is generic in a conformal class of Riemannian metrics, joint with James Hebda. Differential Geometry and its Applications, Volume 47, pages 1-13, August, 2016