person silhouetteChock Wong, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Mathematics
Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Email: cwong@chaminade.edu
Phone: (808) 739-4682

Courses

Courses Taught

Calculus I to IV, Differential Equations, Advanced Calculus, Topology, Linear Algebra, Number Theory, Abstract Algebra, Probability & Statistics, Discrete Mathematics, Survey of Mathematics, Geometry through History of Mathematics, Precalculus, College Algebra and Pre-algebra

Courses Developed at Chaminade

MA102 Beginning Algebra (1992), Mathematical Modeling (1995), MA308 Discrete Mathematics (1998), MA105 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers (2002), MA335 Mathematics for Life Scientists

Biography

Dr. Wong’s previous work history includes Mathematics Lecturer at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and instructor at Leeward College. He has been at Chaminade since 1989. He has also held the titles of Mathematics Department Chair and Department Coordinator. Special interests include mathematics curriculum development for higher education, number theory and mathematical lattices.

Education

B.S. in Mathematics, Guangzhou University, China, 1982; M.A. in Mathematics, University of Hawai‘i, 1984; Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Hawai‘i, 1989.

Academic Degrees

Ph.D. in Mathematics – University of Hawaiʻi
M.A. in Mathematics – University of Hawaiʻi
B.S. in Mathematics – Guangzhou University, China

Selected Publications

Lattice Varieties with Weak Distributivity. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Hawaii, 1989.

Volume Problems: An Interactive Text. Presented in the MAA summer workshop of Mathematica, Los Angeles, July 1994.

College Grade Inflation. Presented in Faculty Resource Network Summer workshop at NYU, New York, June 2004.

Lattice Varieties Covering L3. In progress.

Lattice Varieties Covering L4 and L5. In progress.

Lecture Notes: Essential Calculus of a Single Variable. Manuscript.

Notes on Truth Table and Venn Diagram. Manuscript.

Elementary Algebra. Manuscript, in preparation.