Faculty Profile for Dr. Jian Shen

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Dr. Jian Shen
Professor — Mathematics
MCS 581
phone: (512) 245-3421

Biography Section

Research Interests

Graph Theory, Combinatorics, Combinatorial Matrix Theory, Additive Number Theory, Probabilistic Methods, Algorithm, Game Theory, and Theoretical Computer Science

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Shen, J., & Huang, J. (2018). New upper bounds for the bondage number of a graph in terms of its maximum degree and Euler characteristic. Ars Combinatoria, 140, 373–387.
  • Shen, J., & Jia, X. (2017). Extremal bases for finite cyclic groups. SIAM Journal on Combinatorics, 31(2), 796–804.
  • Shen, J., You, L., & Chen, F. (2017). Generalized Competition Index of Primitive Digraphs. Acta Mathematica Applicatae Sinica, 33(2), 475–484.
  • Shen, J. (2017). Some results on the sum of the normalized Laplacian eigenvalues of graphs. Advance in Mathematics, 46, 848–856.
  • Shen, J., Li, X., Zhang, S., & Zhang, G. (2016). The Locus of points with equal sum of relative distances to three points. Journal of Mathematics (PRC), 36(4), 759–766. https://doi.org/DOI: 10.13548/j.sxzz.20140409001

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: TxState Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities, Texas State University. 2013
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Department of Mathematics Faculty Research Excellence Award. 2012
  • Award / Honor Nominee: TxState Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities, Texas State University. 2012
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Department of Mathematics Faculty Research Excellence Award. 2010
  • Award / Honor Nominee: TxState Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities, Texas State University. 2010

Selected Grants

  • Morey, Susan (Co-Principal), Dean, Nate (Principal), Shen, Jian (Co-Principal). NREUP Site in Discrete Mathematics, MAA, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $31150. (Funded: 2010). Grant.
  • Shen, Jian. On the Sullivan Conjecture, TxState Faculty Research Enhancement Grant, Institutional (Higher Ed), $8000. (Funded: 2012 - 2013). Grant.
  • Shen, Jian. REU Site in Discrete Mathematics and Algebra, NSF, DMS, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $210000. (Funded: 2010 - 2013). Grant.
  • Shen, Jian. National Research Experience for Undergraduates Program, MAA, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $31150. (Funded: 2010 - 2011). Grant.
  • Shen, Jian. Set Union Estimates and Their Applications, TxState Faculty Research Enhancement Grant, Institutional (Higher Ed), $8000. (Funded: 2010 - 2011). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Member
Lecturer Hiring Committee
2019-Present
Member
Developmental Math Committee
2019-Present
Chair
Budget Committee
2018-Present
Member
Math PhD Proposal Committee
2018-Present
Other
UIA Faculty Mentor
2018-Present