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Ghidewon Abay-Asmerom

EDUCATION

Ph. D. (Mathematics), Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 1990. Dissertation: Graph Products and Covering Graph Imbeddings. Dissertation Advisor : Arthur T. White

MA (Mathematics), Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 1987

BS (Mathematics) -summa cum laude, Andrews University (University of Eastern Africa), Eldoret, Kenya, 1986

RESEARCH

Topological graph theory, graph embeddings, product graphs, domination in graphs, fuzzy product graphs, linguistics.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Abay-Asmerom, G.; Hammack, R. H.; Larson, C.; Taylor, D. T. Notes on the Independence Number in the Cartesian Product of Graphs Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory 31 (2011) 25-35.

Abay-Asmerom, G.; Hammack, R. H.; Larson, C.; Taylor, D. T. Direct Product Factorization of Bipartite Graphs with Bipartition-Switching Involutions. SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics 23, No. 4 (2010), pp. 2042-2052

Abay-Asmerom, G. ; Williamson, P. P.; Mays, D. P. ; Yang, Y. Revisiting the Classical Occupancy Problem. The American Statistician 63, No. 4, (Nov 2009), pp. 356-360.

Abay-Asmerom, G.; Hammack, R. H.; Taylor, D. T. Factorial Properties of Graphs, Australasian Journal of Combinatorics 44 (2009) pp. 265-272.

Abay-Asmerom, G.; Hammack, R. H.; Taylor, D. T. Perfect r-codes in Strong Products of Graphs. Bulletin of the Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications (ICA) 55(2009), pp. 66–72.

Abay-Asmerom, G.; Hammack, R. H.; Taylor, D. T. Total Perfect Codes in Tensor Products of Graphs. Ars Combinatoria 88 (2008), pp.129-134.

Abay-Asmerom, G. More on the Imbeddings of the Augmented Tensor Product of Graphs. Combinatorics, Graph Theory, & Algorithms I (1999), pp.1 – 9.

Abay-Asmerom, G. Imbeddings of the Tensor Product of Graphs where the Second Factor is a Complete Graph. Discrete Mathematics182 (1998), pp. 13-19.

Abay-Asmerom, G. On the Genus Imbeddings of the Tensor Product of Graphs. Journal of Graph Theory 23 (1996), pp. 67-76.

Abay-Asmerom, G. Quadrilateral Imbeddings of the Strong Tensor Product of Graphs. Graph Theory, Combinatorics & Applications I (1995), pp. 5 – 17.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Mathematical Society
Mathematical Association of America
Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications

HONORS AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

H.T Butler Teaching Excellence Award, Western Michigan, 1990
Member of the advisory board for the Eritrean Journal of Engineering and Science.