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Trumbull's Hai Dinh named Kent State Scholar of the Month

Posted Dec. 9, 2013
Hai Dinh, associate professor of mathematical sciences at Kent State University at Trumbull, has beenKent State Trumbull's Hai Dinh has been named Kent State's Scholar of the Month for December 2013 named Kent State's Scholar of the Month for December 2013. His research interests include Algebraic Coding Theory and Ring and Module Theory.

Since 2004, Dinh has published more than 25 papers at high-level, peer-reviewed research journals, including Journal of Algebra, Journal of Pure and Applied Algebra, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Finite Fields and Their Applications, and Applicable Algebra in Engineering, Communication and Computing. He has been a well-known invited speaker at numerous international conferences and mathematics colloquium. In addition to universities in the United States, he has given many honorary tutorial lectures at international universities in China (Central China Normal University, Hefei University of Technology, Hubei Polytechnic University and Luoyang Normal University), Mexico (Universidad Michoacana), Thailand (Chiang Mai University and Naresuan University) and Vietnam (Vinh University).

After completing his Bachelor of Science (1998), Master of Science (2000) and Ph.D. (2003) in mathematics at Ohio University, Dinh worked one year as a visiting professor at North Dakota State University. He has been teaching at Kent State since 2004.

About Kent State’s Scholar of the Month
Kent State’s Scholar of the Month recognizes faculty researchers and scholars whose recent work has had an important impact on their professional fields and has brought exposure and notoriety to the university. Each month, a different college will have the opportunity to nominate a researcher/scholar for this recognition. There is also a month when a faculty member from the Regional Campuses will be featured.

The selection process is in the hands of the dean and his or her colleagues and faculty. Hence, this is recognition by the person’s college colleagues that is then taken up by the university. The deans communicate the person’s name to the Division of Research and Sponsored Programs for recognition as Scholar of the Month.