CV for InJae Kim 
Education Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Wyoming, 2005 (Advisor: Dr. Bryan L. Shader) M.S., Mathematics, Kyungpook National University, South Korea, 1999 (Advisor: Dr. SukGeun Hwang) B.S., Secondary Math Education, Kyungpook National University, South Korea, 1996
Professional Experience Professor, Minnesota State University, Mankato, August 2013 to present Research Fellow, Minnesota Modeling and Simulation Center, Fall 2010 to present Research Graduate Faculty, Minnesota State University, Mankato, August 2007 to present Director, Center for Excellence in Scholarship and Research (CESR), July 2011 to June 2014 Associate Professor, Minnesota State University, Mankato, August 2010 to July 2013 Assistant Professor, Minnesota State University, Mankato, August 2006 to June 2010 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Victoria, Canada, September 2005 to July 2006 Teaching Assistant, University of Wyoming, September 2000 to August 2005 Instructor, Dongyang University, Fall 1999 Teacher, Ohsung High School, Summer 1999 Korean Air Force, 19891992
Teaching Minnesota State University, Mankato: 3 courses per semester Master Thesis (Stat 699), Master Thesis (Math 699), Workshop on Complex Network Theory (Math 695), Topics in Mathematics: Complex Network Analysis (Math 680), Individual Study (Math 677), Numerical Linear Algebra (Math 674), Topics in Modern Abstract Algebra (Math 641), Seminar on Algebraic Graph Theory (Math 588), Independent Study on Matrix Theory (Math 499), Mathematics Capstone Experience (Math 492), Numerical Analysis I (Math 470/570), Linear Algebra II (Math 447/547), Discrete Mathematics (Math 375), Abstract Algebra I (Math 345), Linear Algebra (Math 247), Mathematics for Computer Science Majors (Math 180), Finite Mathematics and Introductory Calculus (Math 130), Calculus II for Engineering Technology (Math 127), Calculus II (Math 122), Calculus I (Math 121), College Algebra (Math 112), Batch Course for Math 94, 98 and 110
University of Victoria: Postdoctoral position teaching one course per year Finite Mathematics (Math 151)
University of Wyoming: Teaching assistant teaching one course per semester Linear Algebra (Math 2250), Calculus II (Math 2205), Calculus I (Math 2200), Trigonometry (Math 1405), College Algebra (Math 1400), Finite Mathematics (Math 1050), Problem Solving (Math 1000)
Dongyang University: Instructor teaching 2 courses for Fall 1999 Calculus I, Calculus II
Publications (peerreviewed; Names in boldface are SAMER students) I.J. Kim and B.L. Shader, Maximum spread over symmetric (0,1)matrices, In preparation. B. Eastman, I.J. Kim, B.L. Shader, and K.N. Vander Meulen, Companion matrix patterns, Linear Algebra and its Applications 463 (2014), 255272. I.J. Kim, B. Barthel, J.L. Dobmeier, S.C. Kim, Y.Y. Park, D.Y. Shin, and J.R. Tait, Network analysis for active and passive propagation models, Networks 63 (2014), 160169. I.J. Kim and B.L. Shader, Unordered multiplicity lists of a class of binary trees, Linear Algebra and its Applications 438 (2013), 37813788. M.S. Cavers, C. Garnett, I.J. Kim, D.D. Olesky, P. van den Driessche, and K.N. Vander Meulen, Techniques for identifying inertially arbitrary patterns, Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra 26 (2013), 7189. I.J. Kim, Algorithmic Proof of MaxMult(T)=p(T), Communications of the Korean Mathematical Society 27 (2012), 665668. I.J. Kim, B. Barthel, S.C. Kim, H. Nishina, and D.Y. Shin, On the development of a satisfaction survey instrument using PageRank centrality, Journal of Academy of Business and Economics 12 (2012), 134143. L.M. DeAlba, J. Grout, I.J. Kim, S.J. Kirkland, J.J. McDonald and A. Yielding, Minimum rank of powers of trees, Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra 23 (2012), 151163. I.J. Kim, S.C. Kim, D.Y. Shin and J. Wagner, Analysis on propagations in active and passive network models, Proceedings of 2011 International Academy of Business and Economics (IABE), 115118. I.J. Kim and C. Waters, Symmetric sign patterns with maximal inertias, Czechoslovak Mathematical Journal 60 (2010), 101104. A. Berman, M. Catral, L.M. DeAlba, A. Elhashash, F. Hall, L. Hogben, I.J. Kim, C. Erickson and I.J. Kim, On nilpotence indices of sign patterns, Communications of the Korean Mathematical Society 25 (2010), 1118. Y.F. Chen, H.L. Fu, I.J. Kim, E. Stehr and B. Watts, On the largest eigenvalues of bipartite graphs which are nearly complete, Linear Algebra and its Applications 432 (2010), 606614. I.J. Kim and B.L. Shader, Nonsingular acyclic matrices, Linear and Multilinear Algebra 57 (2009), 399407. I.J. Kim, D.D. Olesky and P. van den Driessche, Critical sets of inertias for matrix patterns, Linear and Multilinear Algebra 57 (2009), 293306. I.J. Kim, D.D. Olesky, B.L. Shader, P. van den Driessche, H. van der Holst and K.N. Vander Meulen, Generating potentially nilpotent full sign patterns, Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra18 (2009), 162175. I.J. Kim and B.L. Shader, Smith Normal Form and acyclic matrices, Journal of Algebraic Combinatorics 29 (2009), 6380. I.J. Kim and B.L. Shader, Sign patterns that require a positive or nonnegative left inverse, Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra 17 (2008), 209218. I.J. Kim and B.L. Shader, On Fiedler and Partervertices of acyclic matrices, Linear Algebra and its Applications 428 (2008), 26012613. I.J. Kim and B.L. Shader, Classification of trees each of whose associated acyclic matrices with distinct diagonal entries has distinct eigenvalues, Bulletin of the Korean Mathematical Society 28 (2008), 9599. I.J. Kim, D.D. Olesky, B.L. Shader and P. van den Driessche, Sign patterns that allow a positive or nonnegative left inverse, SIAM J. Matrix Anal. Appl. 29 (2007), 554565. I.J. Kim, D.D. Olesky and P. van den Driessche, Inertially arbitrary sign patterns with no nilpotent realization, Linear Algebra and its Applications 421 (2007), 264283. I.J. Kim, J.J. McDonald, D.D. Olesky and P. van den Driessche, Inertias of zerononzero patterns, Linear and Multilinear Algebra 55 (2007), 229238. M.S. Cavers, I.J. Kim, B.L. Shader and K.N. Vander Meulen, On determining minimal spectrally arbitrary patterns, Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra 13 (2005), 240248.
Student Supervision Jordan Tait, M.A., Expected in Fall 2014 Brian Barthel, M.A., Spring 2013 Joe Wagner, Undergraduate Research Conference, April 2011 (Graduate student in Computer Science at University of Minnesota; software/systems engineer at Thomson Reuters) Moyang Chen, Undergraduate Research Conference, April 2011 Nicholas Compton, Undergraduate Research Conference, April 2011 Jordan Tait, Undergraduate Research Conference, April 2011 and 2012 Brian Barthel, Undergraduate Research Conference, April 2010 (M.A. student at Minnesota State University) Craig Erickson, M.A., Summer 2009 (Ph.D. student at Iowa State University) Lucas Kramer, M.A., Summer 2009 (Ph.D. student at Iowa State University) Eric Hanson, Undergraduate Research Conference, April 2009 (Ph.D. student at Colorado State University, Fort Collins) Steven Reller, M.A., Summer 2008 Brendon Watts (West high school, Mankato), Undergraduate Research Conference, April 2008
Recent Presentations May 8, 2014: Math Teachers Circle, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN; Classroom Scenarios of Mathematics Questions from Students April 2526, 2014: MAA North Central Section Meeting, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN; Eventual Positivity and Data Analysis June 36, 2013: 2013 International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS) Meeting, Providence, RI; Creating a UserSatisfaction Index April 2627, 2013: American Mathematical Society (AMS)Central Section Meeting, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; Eventual Positivity in Multivariate Data Analysis October 16, 2012: 2012 International Academy of Business and Economics (IABE) Conference, Las Vegas, NV; On the development of a satisfaction survey instrument using PageRank centrality August 14, 2012: Invited Paper Session on Combinatorics and Matrices at the 2012 MAA MathFest, Madison, WI; Application of PageRank centrality to a survey instrument April 1315, 2012: 2012 Circle on the Road Conference by MSRI, George Washington University, Washington DC; Logic Puzzles January 47, 2012: AMS special session on Matrices and Graphs at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, Boston, MA; Unordered multiplicity list of a class of binary trees June 16, 2011: REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) speaker at University of Wyoming; Graph partitioning and community detection June 35, 2011: Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) Summer 2011 Meeting at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada; Unordered Multiplicity Lists of Φbinary trees April 1516, 2011: Mathematical Association of America (MAA)North Central Section Meeting at Carleton College, Northfield, MN; Path cover number and maximum corank of a tree March 19, 2011: Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival at University of Houston, TX; KenKen April 1011, 2010: American Mathematical Society (AMS)Central Section Meeting, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN; On nearly complete bipartite graphs February 15, 2010: Banff International Research Station (BIRS) Workshop on Theory and Applications of Matrices Described by Patterns, Banff, Canada; On eventual positivity December 1620, 2009: AMSKorean Mathematical Society (KMS) Joint Meeting, Ewha Woman's University, Seoul, Korea; On the largest eigenvalues of bipartite graphs which are nearly complete October 2629, 2009: SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra, Monterey, CA; On Nilpotence Indices of Sign Patterns August 1214, 2009: Conference on Linear and Numerical Linear Algebra: Theory, Methods, and Applications at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL; Compressed Sensing and Matrix Problems April 2425, 2009: MAANorth Central Section meeting at Hamline University, St. Paul, MN; Symmetric Sign Patterns with Maximal Inertias March 10, 2009: Mathematics Department Colloquium at Iowa State University, Ames; On Potentially Nilpotent Sign Patterns January 58, 2009: AMS special session on Spectra of Matrix Patterns and Applications to Dynamical Systems at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Washington DC; Low Rank Perturbations and Inertias of Full Symmetric Sign Patterns October 1718, 2008: MAANorth Central Section meeting at Concordia College, Moorhead, MN; On Fiedler and Partervertices of Trees September 1213, 2008: Rocky Mountain Discrete Mathematics Days at University of Wyoming, WY; Structure Analysis of Acyclic Matrices by Special Vertices of Trees August 1417, 2008: UKCApplied and Pure Mathematics Symposium at San Diego, CA; Structure Analysis of Acyclic Matrices by Special Vertices of Trees April 2526, 2008: MAANorth Central Section meeting at College of St. Benedict, MN; Inertias of Matrix Patterns
Workshops and Conferences June 1820, 2014: Summer Institute on Statistical Computing for Big Data, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah May 27June 13, 2014: IMA New Directions Short Course: Topics in Control Theory, Minneapolis, MN May 1216, 2014: Short Course on Mathematical Sciences in Obesity Research, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL May 23, 2014: Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM) Spring Conference, Duluth, MN April 79, 2014: IMA Workshop on Careers and Opportunities in Industry or Mathematical Scientists, Minneapolis, MN January 610, 2014: IPAM Workshop on Mathematics of Social Learning, Los Angeles, CA September 46, 2013: Santa Fe Institute Short Course on Complexity, Austin, TX December 1213, 2012: QSR NVivo 10 Workshop, Atlanta, GA June 1415, 2012: The 18th Midwest Qualitative Research Conference, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN May 1618, 2012: Eighth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, Champaign, IL April 2021, 2012: MAANC Meeting, Concordia University, St. Paul, MN April 1315, 2012: 2012 Circle on the Road Conference by MSRI, George Washington University, Washington DC March 1820, 2011: 2011 Circle on the Road Conference by MSRI, University of Houston, TX July 1216, 2010: NSFCBMS (Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences) Regional Conference: The Mutually Beneficial Relationship of Matrices and Graphs, Iowa State University, Ames, IA June 28July 2, 2010: American Institute of Mathematics (AIM) Workshop on How to run a Mathematics Teachers Circle, Palo Alto, CA March 812, 2010: Digital Course Conversion Workshop, Minnesota State University, Mankato February 15, 2010: BIRS Workshop on Theory and Applications of Matrices Described by Patterns, Banff, Canada July 2024, 2009: AIM Workshop on Research Experiences for Undergraduate Faculty, Palo Alto, CA May 1113, 2009: Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) Workshop on Critical issues in education: Teaching Undergraduates Mathematics, Berkeley, CA December 15, 2008: AIM Workshop on Nonnegative Matrix Theory: Generalizations and Applications, Palo Alto, CA June 34, 2008: Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) Workshop on Integrated Course Design, Minnesota State University, Mankato Spring 2007: CETL Faculty Teaching Certificate Program I, Minnesota State University, Mankato May 68, 2004: BIRS Conference on Directions in Combinatorial Matrix Theory at Banff, Canada
Conferences, Workshops and Seminars Organized SAMER Seminar Series, Fall 2007Present Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival (Coorganizer: Dr. Mary Wiest), Minnesota State University, November 12, 2011 Special Session on Matrices and Graphs, AMS Sectional Meeting, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; Coorganizers: Drs. Berliner (St. Olaf College), Hogben (Iowa State University) and Shader (University of Wyoming), October 1416, 2011 ITQ (Improving Teacher Quality) Summer Institute on Algebraic Patterns and Statistics for 58 Teachers at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Coorganizers: Dr. Mark Zuiker (Math & Stats at MSU, Mankato), Dr. Amy Scheuermann (Special Education at MSU, Mankato), Dr. Teresa Wallace (Special Education at MSU, Mankato), and Paul Peterson (St. Peter PSD), Karen Coblentz (St. Peter PSD), and Dr. Heather Mueller (Mankato PSD), August 15, 2011 Special Session on Matrices and Graphs, AMS Sectional Meeting, Macalester College, MN; Coorganizers: Drs. Berliner (St. Olaf College), DeAlba (Drake University) and Hogben (Iowa State University), April 1011, 2010 Organizing Committee Chair, Steven and Noreen Linney Colloquium Series, Minnesota State University, Mankato; Committee Members: Ms. Stehr, Drs. Singer and Souldatos, Spring 2009Present Special Session on Spectra of Matrix Patterns and Applications to Dynamical Systems, AMS Joint Meetings, Washington DC; Coorganizers: Drs. DeAlba, Hogben and Shader, January 58, 2009 Combinatorial Matrix Theory Workshop (followup to AIM workshop in October, 2006), University of Wyoming; Coorganizer: Dr. Shader, August 1319, 2007 Departmental Workshop on Matrix Theory and Search Engine Google; Coorganizer: Dr. Singer, Spring 2007
Awards and Honors Faculty Research Enhancement Grant; College of Science, Engineering and Technology, MSU, Mankato; Spring 2012 and Spring 2014 Excellence in Research; College of Science, Engineering and Technology, MSU, Mankato; Fall 2011 KMS Young Mathematician Travel Award; Fall 2009 SIAM Early Career/Postdoc Travel Award; Fall 2009 Excellence in Student Advising and Leadership, Awarded by Student Advisory Board; College of Science, Engineering and Technology, MSU, Mankato; Fall 2009 Presidential Teaching Scholar Fellowship; MSU, Mankato; Summer 2009 Research Reassigned Time (Course Release); MSU, Mankato, Spring 2007 Outstanding Dissertation Award in Physical, Earth and Computational Sciences; University of Wyoming, 2005 National Science Foundation (NSF) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Graduate Fellowship; University of Wyoming, 20022005 Member of Honorary Society, Phi Kappa Phi, 2003Present Paul Stock Scholarship; University of Wyoming, 2002 Fellowship for Academic Performance; Kyungpook National University, 19921996 SukBong Scholarship; Kyungpook National University, 1996
Grants MAA Dolciani Mathematics Enrichment Grants (Not Funded), Spring 2012 MSRI Math Circle Exchange Grant, PI, Fall 2011 MSRI Math Circle Minigrant, PI, Fall 2010 and Fall 2011 Improving Teacher Quality Grant, MN Office of Higher Education, Senior Personnel, Spring 2011 National Security Agency (NSA) Young Investigator Grant (Not Funded), Fall 2009 Summer RASP Undergraduate Research Assistant Grant; MSU, Mankato, Summer 2008 and Summer 2010 Faculty Improvement Grant; MSU, Mankato, Spring 2008, Spring 2010, Fall 2013 Faculty Research Grant; MSU, Mankato, 20072008
Professional Service Advisor: SAMER, 2007Present Coordinator: MAMCS (Mankato Area Math Circle for Students), Fall 2010Present Chair: Math/Stat Curriculum Committee, Fall 2013Spring 2014 Member: CSET Curriculum Committee, Fall 2013Spring 2014 Member: MnSCU Math Discipline Shared Learner Outcomes Work Group, Fall 2013Spring 2014 Assistant Managing Editor for Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra, Fall 2010Spring 2013 Member: Math/Stat Student Advancement Committee, Fall 2012Spring 2013 Chair: Math/Stat Student Advancement Committee, Fall 2011Spring 2012 Member: Math/Stat Student Advancement Committee, Fall 2010Spring 2011 Chair: Math/Stat Faculty and Departmental Advancement Committee, Fall 2009Spring 2010 Member: MSU Research Committee, Fall 2009Spring 2011 Judge: 60th Annual Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Spring 2011 Judge: Undergraduate Research Conference, Spring 2009 Member: Math/Stat Graduate Faculty Status Review Committee, Fall 2008 Member: Math/Stat Faculty and Departmental Advancement Committee (Served also as departmental library liaison), Fall 2008Spring 2009 Member: Math/Stat Tenure Track Position in Statistics Search Committee, Spring 2009 Member: Math/Stat Fixed Term Search Committee, Spring 2008 Member: Math/Stat Scheduling Committee, Fall 2006Spring 2008 Member: Math/Stat Adhoc Committee to create a D2Lbased supplement for the summer Math 110 batch, Spring 2007 Member: Calculus Textbook Selection Committee, 20062007 Journal Referee and Reviewer: Linear Algebra and its Applications, Linear and Multilinear Algebra, Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra, Discrete Mathematics, Involve, AMS Mathematical Reviews
