Tao Jiang




Academic Degrees
August 2000 Ph.D. in Mathematics (under the supervision of Doug. West), University of Illinois.
June 1994 B.S. in Computer Science (with distinction), Zhejiang University.

Academic Positions
July 2010 -- present Professor , Miami University.
July 2006 -- June 2010 Associate Professor , Miami University.
August 2001 -- July 2006 Assistant Professor , Miami University.
August 2000 -- August 2001 Assistant Professor , Michigan Technological University.
September 1994 -- June 2000 Teaching/Research assistant , University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Honors
Fall 2007 Distinguished scholar award, Miami University
(In recognition of scholarship of a junior faculty member, one per year, selected campus-wide)
Spring 2001 Outstanding Faculty Research Award , Mathematical Sciences, Michigan Technological University
Spring 2000 Hohn-Nash Award , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(In recognition of outstanding scholarship and promise in applied mathematics. Two recipients are selected each year.)
March 1997 -- present Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Grants
1/2007 -- 1/2009 National Security Agency Young Investigator Grant
``Extremal problems on color structures in edge-colorings of graphs"
9/2013 -- 8/2014 Simons Foundation Collaboration Grant for Mathematicians
``Extremal problems on graphs, hypergraphs, and set systems"
7/2014 -- 6/2017 National Science Foundation Grant
``Extremal Problems for sparse hypergraphs and graphs",

Recent talks
  • ``The Turan problem for hypergraph forests", WestFest, a birthday conference in honor of Doug West's 60th birthday, Minneapolis, MN, Summer 2014.

  • ``The Turan problem for hypergraph forests", SIAM Discrete Mathematics Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, Summer 2014.

  • "The expansion method in Turan problems", Mittag-Leffler Institute Special semester in graphs, hypergraphs, and computing, Stockholm, Sweden, Spring 2014.

  • "Two Turan results on graphs and hypergraphs", American Mathematical Society Sectional Meeting, Louisville, KY, Fall 2013.

  • "Hypergraph Turan and Ramsey results on linear cycles", EXCILL 2: Extremal Combinatorics at Illinois, Urbana, IL, Spring 2013.
  • "Hypergraph Turan numbers of linear cycles", American Mathematical Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, Winter 2013.
  • "Hypergraph Turan numbers of linear cycles", American Mathematical Society Sectional Meeting, Akron, OH, Fall 2012.
  • "Turan numbers of expanded hypergraphs", Oberwolfach workshop on Hypergraph Turan problems, Oberwolfach, Germany, Spring 2012.
  • "Co-degree threshold of the Fano plane", Oberwolfach workshop on Hypergraph Turan problems, Oberwolfach, Germany, Spring 2012.
  • "Set families with a forbidden induced subposet", American Mathematical Society Sectional Meeting, Washington, DC, Spring 2012.
  • "Turan numbers of expanded hypergraphs", American Mathematical Society Sectional Meeting, Tampa, FL, Spring 2012.
  • "Hypergraph Turan numbers of uniform linear paths", American Mathematical Society Sectional Meeting, Winston Salem. NC, Fall 2011.
  • "Turan numbers of subdivided graphs", SIAM-SEAS Southeast Section Meeting, Charlotte, NC, Spring 2011.

  • "Turan numbers of subdivided graphs", American Mathematical Society Sectional Meeting, Richmond, VA, Fall 2010.
  • "Set systems without a strong simplex", American Mathematical Society Sectional Meeting, St. Paul, MN, Spring 2010.
  • "Some Turan type results", SIAM Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, Summer 2009.
  • "Compact topological cliques in sparse graphs", American Mathematical Society Sectional Meeting, Urbana, IL , 2009.

Referee/Reviewer
Refereeing for the following journals