Faculty Profile

Nam Trang

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Mathematics
College
College of Science

    

Education

PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 2013.
Major: Mathematics
Degree Specialization: Logic/Set Theory
Dissertation Title: Generalized Solovay Measures, the HOD Analysis, and the Core Model Induction
BA, University of California, Irvine, 2007.
Major: Mathematics
BS, University of California, Irvine, 2007.
Major: Compute Science

Current Scheduled Teaching*

MATH 4910.702, Special Problems, Spring 2021 Syllabus
MATH 5910.702, Special Problems, Spring 2021 Syllabus
MATH 6010.001, Topics in Logic and Foundations, Spring 2021 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

MATH 4010.001, Introduction to Metamathematics, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MATH 5010.001, Mathematical Logic and Set Theory, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MATH 5620.001, Topology, Spring 2020
MATH 2700.004, Linear Algebra and Vector Geometry, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MATH 5900.714, Special Problems, Fall 2019
MATH 5610.001, Topology., Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MATH 2700.008, Linear Algebra and Vector Geometry, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MATH 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2019
MATH 2700.010, Linear Algebra and Vector Geometry, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MATH 5900.714, Special Problems, Fall 2018

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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