Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Dr Ku Cheng Yeaw

Senior Lecturer, School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences
Assistant Chair (Academic)
Deputy Head (Academic), Division of Mathematical Sciences

Email: cyku@ntu.edu.sg
Dr Ku Cheng Yeaw

Biography
Dr Ku obtained his PhD from Queen Mary, University of London in 2005. He was a Harry Bateman Research Instructor at California Institute of Technology between 2005 and 2008. He was then a Visiting Fellow, Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore from 2008 to 2016. Dr Ku joined the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University as a Senior Lecturer in 2017.
Research Interests
Dr Ku's research interests lie in combinatorics and graph theory. He is interested in matching polynomials, extremal problems for permutations and related combinatorial structures, probabilistic and algebraic methods used to understand these structures.
Selected Publications
  • C. Y. Ku, K. B. Wong. (2017). On the partition associated to the smallest eigenvalues of the k-point fixing graph. European Journal of Combinatorics, 63, 70-94.
  • C. Y. Ku, K. B. Wong. (2017). An Erdos-Ko-Rado theorem for minimal covers. Bulletin of the Korean Mathematical Society, 54(3), 875-894.

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