Jin Hyung To

 Jin Hyung To

Contact Information

Department of Mathematics
273 Altgeld Hall
1409 W. Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801

Office Hours

  • By appointment
Lecturer
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Biography

I am a Lecturer of Mathematics. I am specialized in Algebraic Geometry. Algebraic Geometry occupies a central place in modern mathematics and has multiple conceptual connections with such diverse fields as complex analysis, topology, and number theory. I serve as a committee of NMC Math Competition for secondary education. NMC is National Math Competition which is one of Math Olympiads. I have 20 years of College level Mathematics teaching experience from Calculus to advanced Math Courses such as Linear Algebra, Abstract Algebra, Real and Complex Analysis, Geometry. I professionally teach all the courses of Algebra, Analysis, Geometry, and Topology.

I have four kids and my wife is also a mathematician. Her speciality is Fractal Geometry in analysis. I go to church every Sunday with my family.

I am a professional Latex user. 

Research Interests

  • Algebraic Geometry and Arithmetic Geometry
  • Tate conjecture and related problems

Research Description

Developing new Cohomology theory in Arithmetic Geometry, Describing the structure of the closed subvarieties of a smooth irreducible (over the algebraic closure of k, so called geometrically irreducible) projective variety over a finite field k = Fq , Curves in the projective space P3 and intersection of surfaces, Describing the moduli spaces of vector bundles and maps over algebraic curves

Education

  • Ph.D. Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Distinctions / Awards

  • Outstanding contribution to 2016 NMC

Courses

  • Applied Complex Variables, Math 446
  • Complex Variables, Math 448
  • Abstract Linear Algebra, Math 416