Dr. Zhanbo Yang

Faculty Profile


Dr. Yang has served the School of Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering at UIW since 1997, with a five years excursion to industry. Prior to that, he taught at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio. He is currently serving as Associate Dean for the School of Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering with some teaching responsibilities in the Department of Mathematics.

Other then teaching his favorite subject of mathematics, he has also served in various committees including vice president of the UIW faculty senate, and department chairs in the past.

In his spare time (if any), he likes to play music with the San Antonio Chinese Orchestra or enjoy photography of landscaping and wildlife.

  • Education

    • Ph.D. Auburn University, Auburn, AL., Mathematics, 1989
    • M.S. Heilongjiang University, Harbin, China, Mathematics, 1985
    • B.S. Heilongjiang University, Harbin, China, Mathematics, 1982
  • Work Experience

    • Shawnee State University, 1989 – 1997
    • University of the Incarnate Word, 1997 – 2000 and 2005 – present
    • Oberthur Gaming Technology (2000-2005)
  • Research Interests

    • General Topology
    • Mathematical Modelling
    • General Systems Theory
  • Courses Taught

    Courses Taught by Level

    Freshmen and Sophomore Level

    Basic Algebra, Pane Geometry and Algebra, Math Core Course (Math for Liberal Arts), Mathematics Topics for Elementary Teachers I and II, Business Math, College Algebra I and II, Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry, Principle of Statistics, Pre-Calculus, Calculus I and II, Linear Algebra, Programming for Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering.

    Junior and Senior Level

    Calculus III and IV, Ordinary Differential Equations, Intermediate Analysis, Real Analysis, Modern Algebra I and II, Matrix Theory, Numerical Analysis, Foundation of Higher Math, Abstract Algebra and Number Theory, History of Mathematics, Mathematics Modeling.

    Graduate Level

    Advance Geometry; Topology I; Introduction to Analysis; Real and Complex Analysis I and II; Linear Algebra and Matrix; Selected Topic: Numerical Analysis I and II.

  • Selected Publications and Presentations

    A list of publications can be made available upon request.