SABBATICAL LEAVES
 Univ. of TelAviv:
Sept. 1, 1974 July 1, 1975
 Univ. of Nottingham:
Sept. 1, 1981Aug. 31, 1982
AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS
 Woodrow Wilson Fellow
1964
 SERC Fellow, U.K.,
March 1, 1982June 30, 1982
 PIMS Education Prize,
December 2000
 Adrien Pouliot Prize,
CMS, December 2001
 Faculty of Science
Service Award, 2005
RESEARCH RELATED ACTIVITIES
EDITORSHIPS
 Editorial Board,
Journal of Engineering Mathematics (19932008)
 Editorial Board, Lie
Groups and Their Applications (199496)
 Associate Editor,
Journal of Mathematical Analysis and its Applications (20032008, 2011>
 Division Editor,
Journal of Mathematical Analysis and it Applications (20072011)
 Editorial Board,
World of Mathematical Equations (2005>
 Editorial Board,
Communications in Mathematics (2010>
 Guest Editor for March
2010 triple issue (Volume 66, Nos. 13) of the Journal of Engineering
Mathematics on Similarity
SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
 F. Milinazzo Ph.D.
(1974)
 H. Katz Ph.D. (1974)
[L. Halabisky, cosupervisor]
 R. Lee M.Sc. (1980)
 S. Kumei Ph.D. (1981)
 Y.H. Lin Ph.D. (1987)
[F. Wan, cosupervisor]
 A. Ma M.Sc. (1990)
 I. Lisle Ph.D. (1992)
[G. Reid, cosupervisor]
 A. Boulton M.Sc.
(1993) [G. Reid, cosupervisor]
 A. Hare M.Sc. (1994)
 P. DoranWu Ph.D.
(1996) [G. Reid, cosupervisor]
 T. KolokolnikoM.Sc.
(1999)
 N. Bailey M.J. (2001)
[D. Logan, A. Adler, cosupervisors]
 D. The M.Sc. (2003)
[S. Anco, cosupervisor]
 A. Wan, M.Sc.
(20082010)
 C. Yang, Ph.D.
(20092013)
 Shoufu Tian, Ph.D
(China Scholar, 201011)
 Jeremy Hoskins,
M.Sc. (20112012)
 Gangwei Wang, PhD (China Scholar, 201415)
EXTERNAL EXAMINER
 M.Sc. McGill
University ~1975
 M.Sc. University of
the Pacific ~1975
 Ph.D. LaTrobe
University, Australia 1994
 D.Sc. Natal
University, South Africa 1995
 Ph.D. Bharathidasan University, India 2008
 Ph.D University of Cyprus, Nicosia Cyprus
2008
 Ph.D. University of the West Indies 2009
 Ph.D. University of Technology Sydney,
Australia 2010
 Ph.D. University of Western Sydney,
Australia 2011
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
 International
Congress of Applied Mechanics, Stanford University, August, 1968.
 "On Similarity
Solutions of the Onedimensional FokkerPlanck Equation", 6th
U.S.A. National Congress of Applied Mechanics Harvard University,
Cambridge, Mass. June 1970.
 N.S.F. Regional
Conference on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, U.C.L.A. Sept.
1971.
 Conference on
Similarity and Similitude in Applied Mechanics, University of Calgary,
August, 1974.
 AMS Winter Meeting,
November 1976 (Albuquerque, New Mexico).
 Participant, Oxford
Study Group, March 1982.
 British Theoretical
Mechanics Colloquium, March 1982.
 CMS Summer Meeting,
June 1985.
 NSF meeting on
"Symmetry Group Methods in Differential Equations", June 1987
(Logan, Utah).
 10th Canadian
Symposium on Theoretical Chemistry, August 1989 (Banff, Alberta).
 CMS Annual Seminar on
Lie Theory, Differential Equations, and Representation Theory, August
1989 (Montreal).
 XVIII International
Colloquium on Group Theoretical Methods in Physics, Moscow, USSR, June
49, 1990.
 NSF meeting on
"Similarity Solutions of Differential Equations", University
of Pittsburgh, April 2628, 1991.
 Gregynog Symposium on
"Symmetries in Differential Equations", Gregynog, Wales, July
712, 1991.
 "Nonlinear
Boundary Value Problems in Science and Engineering: Analytic
Methods", University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia January
30  February 1, 1992.
 NATO Advanced
Research Workshop "Applications of analytic and geometric methods
to nonlinear differential equations", University of Exeter, U.K.,
July 1419, 1992.
 AMSSIAM Summer
Seminar in Applied Mathematics on "Exploiting Symmetry in Applied
and Numerical Analysis", Colorado State University, Fort Collins,
CO, July 26  August 1, 1992.
 International
workshop on "Modern Group Analysis: Advanced Analytical and
Computational Methods in Mathematical Physics", Catania, Italy,
October 2731, 1992.
 Workshop on
"Geometric and Algebraic Structures of Differential
Equations", University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands, June 14 
18, 1993.
 CMS Summer Meeting,
June 1994.
 Conference on
"Asymptotic and Computational Methods for Applications", RPI,
Troy, NY, October 68, 1995
 AMS meeting at Oregon
State University, session on Geometrical Methods in Mathematical
Physics, Corvallis, OR, April 1820, 1997
 IMACS (International
Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation) Conference on
Applications of Computer Algebra, Maui, Hawaii, July 2426, 1997. (2
talks).
 CMS Winter Meeting in
Victoria, December 1997.
 ChinaCanada Math
Congress, Bejing, China, August 1999
 AMS Sectional
meeting, Newark, Delaware, April 23, 2005 (2 talks).
 Plenary speaker, 4th
Int. Conf. . "Symmetry in Nonlinear Mathematical Physics",
Kiev, Ukraine, June 2026, 2005.
 Workshop on Formal
Theory of PDEs and their applications, University of Joensuu, Mekrijarvi
Research Station, Joensuu, Finland, April 29, 2006.
 Minisymposium SIAM meeting in Seattle,
September 912, 2006
 Keynote speaker, workshop on
“Symmetries and Stability”, University of Canberra, June 2729, 2007
 Workshop on
Geometrical Methods in Partial Differential Equations, Tromso, Norway,
August 1217, 2007
 Invited lecturer (10
hours of lectures), 13^{th} International Summer School on
Global Analysis, Levoca, Slovakia, June 2327, 2008
 Workshop on Group
Analysis of Differential Equations and Integrability, Protaras Cyprus,
October 2630, 2008.
 Invited speaker,
XVth International Conference on Geometry, Integrability and Quantization,
Varna, Bulgaria, June 712, 2013 (5 lectures given)
SEMINARS PRESENTED
 Department of
Astronautics & Aeronautics at University of Washington, Seattle,
Feb., 1972.
 Department of Physics,
University of the Pacific, Stockton, Cal., March 1972.
 Department of
Mechanical Engineering, University of Calgary, Calgary, July, 1972.
 Department of Physics,
University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, March, 1973
 Department of
Mathematics, Simon Fraser University, October, 1973.
 Department of Applied
Mathematics, Technion, Haifa, Israel, December 1973
 Department of Applied
Mathematics, Imperial College, London, October 1974.
 Department of Applied
Mathematics, University College, London, October 1974.
 Department of Applied
Mathematics, University of Bristol, October 1974.
 Department of
Mathematics, University of Manchester, October 1974.
 The Mathematical
Institute, Oxford University, October 1974
 Department of
Mathematics, University of Cork (Eire), October 1974.
 Institute for Advanced
Study, Dublin, October 1974.
 Max Planck Institute
for Fluid Mechanics, U. of Gottingen, October 1974.
 Mathematical
Institute, Florence, October 1974.
 Department of Applied
Mathematics, Weizmann Institute, Israel, May 1975.
 Department of
Mathematics, University of Victoria, 1977.
 Department of Physics,
University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, May 1979
 Centre Recherches de
Mathematiques Appliquees, U. de Montreal, August 1981
 Department of
Theoretical Mechanics, University of Nottingham, October and November
1981 (10 lectures).
 University of Sussex,
January 1982.
 University of
Sheffield, February 1982.
 University of
Southampton, May 1982.
 University of Bristol,
May 1982.
 University of Leeds,
May 1982 (2 talks).
 Oxford University, May
1982
 University of
Newcastle, June 1982.
 University of St.
Andrews, June 1982.
 University of
Waterloo, March 22, 1990
 Rennselaer Polytechnic
Institute, Troy, N.Y., March 26, 1990.
 Clarkson University,
Potsdam, N.Y., March 28, 1990.
 University of
Frankfurt, Frankfurt, West Germany, May 23, 1990 to June 29, 1990. (20
hours of lectures on Symmetries and Differential Equations).
[Mathematics and physics].
 Moscow State
University, Moscow, June 7, 1990.
 F. Schiller
University, Jena, DDR, June 12, 1990. [Physics]
 University of
Frankfurt, Mathematics colloquium, June 15, 1990.
 University of Paris
VI, Paris, France, Symmetry seminar June 19, 1990. [Mathematics]
 Oxford University,
June 26, 1990
 University of Rome,
June 19, 1993
 Universite de Montreal, November 19, 1993
 University
of Waterloo, February 28, 1997
 Universite de Montreal, November 25, 1997
 Tamkang University,
Tamsui, Taiwan, Mathematics and Physics, March 13, 2007
 Tamkang University,
Aerospace Engineering, March 14, 2007
 Tamkang University,
Mathematics, March 20, 2007
 Inner Mongolia
University of Technology, March 22, 2007 (Hohhot)
 Inner Mongolia
University, March 22, 2007 (Hohhot)
 Inner Mongolia Normal
University, March 23, 2007 (Hohhot)
 Chinese Academy of
Sciences (System Science Division), March 26, 2007 (Beijing)
 Chinese Academy of
Sciences (Mathematics), March 27, 2007 (Beijing)
 University of Canberra
(Mathematics), July 2007 (two talks)
 University of the
Witwatersrand (Pure Mathematics), August 2007 (Johannesburg)
 University of the
Witwatersrand (Applied Mathematics), August 2007 (Johannesburg)
 Feza Gursey Institute
(Physics), June 15, 2009 (Istanbul)
 Bogazici
University (Physics), June 17, 2009 (Istanbul)
 Tel Aviv University
(Applied Mathematics), June 23, 2009
 Fudan University
(Shanghai) May 25, 2010
 Shanghai Maritime
University May 26, 2010
 Shanghai University
May 27, 2010
 Faculty of Mechanics
and Mathematics, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia (12 hours of
lectures) June 110, 2011
 University of
Saskatchewan March 23, 2012
 Shanghai Maritime
University, research seminar, May 4, 2012
 Fudan University,
research seminar, May 8, 2012
 Shanghai Institute
of Technology, research seminar, May 9, 2012
 Ningbo University
(Ningbo, China), research seminar, May 10, 2012
 Shanghai, September
28October 17, 2013 (20 hours of lectures to grad students/young
faculty from Jiaotong University (Shanghai), Fudan University
(Shanghai), Shanghai Maritime University (SMU), East China Normal
University, faculty from Hangzhou and Nanjing; research seminars at
Shanghai University, Shanghai Maritime University and Huadong Sciences
University (Shanghai); two lectures to math undergrads at SMU; lecture
to math undergrads at Shanghai Institute of Technolog
 Tokyo University of
Science, November 1023, 2013 (five hours of lectures to grad students;
two research seminars)
 Keio University, Tokyo,
November 19, 2013, talk on Suighara to a group of Japanese businessmen
 Tokyo University of
Science, November 22, 2013, public talk: Chiune Sugihara: What he did,
how he saved my parents from certain death, and his legacy
 University of Science
and Technology, Hong Kong, November 2330, 2013 (three research seminars)
EDUCATION RELATED ACTIVITIES
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
 Invited seminar to
math teachers of Surrey, June 1977.
 Invited speaker for
seminar to math teachers of Delta, October 1977.
 Panel speaker, CMS
Summer Meeting, June 1978 (Waterloo, Ontario)
 American Society for
Engineering Education, June 1978. (Vancouver).
 Invited speaker for
B.C. Assoc. of Math. teachers Summer Workshop, August 1978.
 Invited speaker for
seminar to math teachers of North Vancouver, November 1978.
 Invited speaker for
Professional day seminar to Vancouver school teachers, February 23,
1979.
 Invited speaker for
Professional day seminar Delta and New Westminster school teachers,
February 23, 1979.
 Invited speaker for
Mathematics day for Grade 7 and 8 Burnaby students, June 15, 1979.
 Invited speaker for
Mathematics day for Grade 7 Langley students, June 1980.
 Invited speaker for
Professional day seminar, Delta School District, February 1981.
 Invited speaker for
Catholic Educators' Conference, Vancouver, February 1981.
 Invited speaker for
seminar for math teachers, Vancouver School Board, April 1981.
 Faculty of Education,
University of Nottingham, January 1982.
 Speaker at B.C. Assoc.
of Math. Teachers Summer Workshop, August 1984.
 Professional day
seminar, Langley School District, February 1985.
 Professional day
seminar, Gladstone H.S., February 1986.
 Independent School's
Professional Day seminar, St. George's School, Apr., 1986.
 Invited speaker for
Awards Day for Grades 8 to 12 students in Burnaby, June 3, 1987.
 Invited speaker for
B.C. Assoc. of Math. Teachers Summer Workshop, August 1987.
 Invited speaker,
Pacific Northwest Mathematics Conference, Richmond, B.C., October 19,
1991.
 Teachers' professional
day seminar on trends in mathematics education for undergraduates,
Prince George, March 6, 1992.
 Teachers' professional
day seminar on the Euclid contest, Prince George, March 6, 1992.
 Invited speaker for
panel discussion, B.C. Association of Math Teachers meeting, October 15,
1993 at Seaquam Senior Secondary, Delta.
 Invited speaker for
Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley Math Leaders meeting, April 7, 1999
(in Burnaby)
 Howard Lyons Invited
Speaker for the CMC Annual Seminar at the University of Waterloo, June
1319, 1999 (4.5 hours of lectures to the top 40 Grade 1113 students in
Canada, including the Canadian Olympiad Team).
 Keynote speaker, PIMS Education Day,
Victoria, June 1, 2005
 Invited speaker for
Coquitlam math teachers and administrators meeting, March 21, 2006 (Port
Moody)
 Invited panelist on
aboriginal education, Vancouver Math School Heads meeting, February 16,
2007
 Invited speaker,
Douglas College, Coquitlam for BC Colleges Math Contest Day, May 2, 2008
 Invited presentation
to Math Dept Heads of Vancouver Schools, Eric Hamber Sec, November 13,
2008
 Invited speaker,
Professional Development Day for teachers, Prince of Wales Sec. February
20, 2009
 Organizer, Metro Vancouver Math Circle
for high school students, 2006, 20082011
 Undergraduate Math
Colloquium on systematic methods for solving ODEs, October 7, 2009
 Talk on dimensional
analysis and modelling to Olympiad Math Circle, February 22, 2010
 Workshop on problem
solving, mathrelated careers, nature of research in mathematics,
St. George’s school, March 25, 2010
 Undergraduate Math
Colloquium on dimensional analysis and modelling, January 12, 2011
 Talk on dimensional
analysis and modelling to Physics Circle, February 10, 2011
 Talk on dimensional
analysis, symmetry and modelling to UBC Math Circle, February 27, 2012
 Talk on mathrelated
careers, nature of research in mathematics, university math programs
to UBC Math Circle, March 12, 2012
 Invited talk to
Educational Quest Society of Canada for meeting on “Restoring Grade
12 Provincial Exams and Stopping the Decline of BC’s Education”,
Burnaby Public Library, October 14, 2012 (attended by an MLA and
Chinese media)
 Undergraduate Math
Colloquium on similarity, January 23, 2013
 Talks on dimensional
analysis and on nature of mathematics research to Math Circle,
January and March 2013
 Invited presentation
to UBC Japanese 417 class, January 31, 2013
 Presentation to 55
Pinetree Secondary students, February 8, 2013
 Invited 1.5 hour
presentation to Educational Quest Society of Canada for meeting on
"Comparing and reforming math and science education in BC and China",
Burnaby Public Library, March 2, 2013 (attended by Vancouver school
trustee, chair of BC PAC and Chinese media)
OTHER SCHOOL RELATED/MEDIA ITEMS
 Lecture to Berg
Science Seminar group in Vancouver (Eric Hamber High School) April 1969.
 Lecture to Science
Seminar group in North Vancouver (North Vancouver High School), Feb.
1970.
 Talks to Grade 12
students and teachers at Eric Hamber H.S., Prince of Wales H.S.,
Churchill H.S., New Westminster H.S., Hillside H.S., Britannia H.S.,
Burnaby North H.S. (197677).
 Interview with
Vancouver Province, June 1977.
 CBC radio (Vancouver
A.M. programme), June 1977.
 CBC radio (Interior
A.M. programme), June 1977.
 Talk to students in
Grades 5 to 7, Queen Elizabeth Elementary, December 1977.
 Member, West
Vancouver District Learning Assessment panel on Mathematics October 1977
to December 1977. (report submitted)
 Appeared on BCTV
newshour on 4 days in November 1977. (tape available).
 TalkS to students at
Langley H.S. and Centennial H.S., 197778.
 Appeared in front of
Vancouver School Board 1977, 1978.
 Appeared in front of
West Vancouver School Board, 1978.
 Organized Euclid contest
for Grade 12 B.C. students, April 1979>
 Interview with
Vancouver Courier, March 1979.
 Talk to students of
Burnaby Central H.S., May 1981.
 Talk to students of
Centennial H.S., June 1981.
 Talk to students,
teachers and parents of Burnaby North H.S., May 1985.
 Graduation Ceremonies
presentation, Sutherland H.S., June 1985.
 Talk to Math
Department Heads, Vancouver Secondary Schools, April 1986.
 Talk to students in
calculus class, Hillside H.S., May 29, 1986.
 Presentation of
Euclid Awards at Vancouver Technical H.S., May 29, 1986.
 Presentation of
U.B.C. Entrance Scholarship, South Delta H.S., September 1986.
 Interview with
Vancouver Sun, October 1987.
 Meeting with senior
teachers, Churchill S.S., May 25, 1988.
 Talk to students in
calculus class, Eric Hamber S.S., May 31, 1988.
 Three talks to
students in various classes, Burnaby South H.S., November 16, 1989.
 Appeared on CBC a.m.
program re Year 2000, January 15, 1990.
 Appeared on CKNW Bill
Good openline program re Year 2000, January 23, 1990.
 Talk to students in
calculus class, Mount Boucherie H.S., Kelowna, March 8, 1990. Shad
Valley talk, July 19, 1990.
 Talk to students at
Kelowna H.S., Kelowna, October 4, 1990; Feb. 9, 1993 (2); March 30, 1995
(3); Feb 20, 1996; March 6, 1977
 Talk to students at
Okanagan Mission H.S., Kelowna, February 26, 1991.
 Talk to students at
Kamloops H.S., Kamloops, March 5, 1991.
 Euclid Workshop,
Kamloops H.S., Kamloops, April 8, 1991; March 25, 1992 (2); March 14,
1995 (2)
 Euclid Workshop (2),
Salmon Arm H.S., Salmon Arm, April 9, 1991.
 Euclid Workshop,
Penticton H.S., Penticton, April 10, 1991; Feb 20, 1996; March 6, 1997
 Presentation of
awards at school grad of Van. Tech. H.S., Orpheum Theatre, June 7, 1991.
 Presentation of
awards at school grad of St. Michaels University School, Victoria, June
22, 1991.
 Math Workshop for
Euclid day, UBC, June 7, 1991.
 Euclid Workshop, York
House, December 9, 1991.
 Euclid Workshop, Lord
Byng H.S., February 11, 1992; April 13, 2005
 Euclid Workshop, St.
George's School, February 12, 1992.
 Euclid Workshop,
Vancouver Technical H.S., February 18, 1992; Feb 18, 1997
 Euclid Workshop,
Crofton House, February 18, 1992.
 Euclid Workshop,
Abbotsford Christian Academy, February 25, 1992.
 Euclid Workshop,
Sardis H.S., February 25, 1992.
 Mathematics careers
talk, Tupper H.S., March 2, 1992.
 Euclid Workshop,
Little Flower Academy, March 4, 1992.
 Euclid Workshop,
Duchess Park H.S., Prince George, March 5, 1992.
 Euclid Workshops (2),
Prince George H.S., March 5, 1992.
 Euclid Workshop,
David Thompson H.S., March 12, 1992; Feb 11, 1997
 Euclid Workshop,
Clarence Fulton H.S., Vernon, March 30, 1992.
 Euclid Workshop,
Vernon H.S., March 31, 1992.
 Euclid Workshop,
Sentinel H.S., April 6, 1992; April 5, 1993; March 9, 1995; March 13, 1997;
Feb 2, 1999
 Euclid Workshop,
Burnaby North H.S., April 13, 1992.
 Euclid Workshop,
Tupper H.S., Jan 13, 1993; Feb. 1, 1994
 Euclid Workshop, G.
P. Vanier H.S. (Courtenay), March 11, 1993; March 7, 1995
 Euclid Workshop,
Southgate H.S. (Campbell River), March 11, 1993.
 Euclid Workshops (2),
South Peace H.S. (Dawson Creek), March 30, 1993.
 Euclid Workshop,
Burnaby South H.S., April 13, 1993.
 Euclid Workshop,
Frank Hurt H.S. (Surrey), Jan. 27, 1994; Feb. 1, 1996
 Euclid Workshop,
Centennial H.S. (Coquitlam), Feb. 1, 1994
 Talk to students of
St. Patrick's School, Vancouver, November 1994
 Euclid Workshop,
Prince of Wales H.S., January 26, 1995
 Euclid Workshop,
Argyle H.S., North Vancouver, February 9, 1995
 Euclid Workshop, Mt.
Elizabeth H.S., Kitimat, February 16, 1995
 Euclid Workshop,
Caledonia H.S., Terrace, February 16, 1995
 Euclid Workshops (2),
Columneetza H.S., Williams Lake, March 3, 1995
 Euclid Workshop,
Highland H.S., Comox, March 7, 1995
 Euclid Workshop,
Johnston Heights H.S., Surrey, March 28, 1995
 Euclid Workshop, Hope
H.S., April 10, 1995
 Euclid Workshop,
Lillooet H.S., April 10, 1995
 Gauss Workshop,
Kerrisdale Elementary, Vancouver, April 11, 1995; May 16, 1996
 Euclid Workshop,
University Hill H.S., Vancouver, April 18, 1995
 Euclid Workshop,
Richmond H.S., April 18, 1995
 Gauss Workshop,
Canyon Hts Elem (North Vancouver), January 16, 1996
 Euclid Workshop,
Sutherland HS (North Vancouver), January 18, 1996
 Euclid Workshop,
Seycove HS (North Vancouver), January 18, 1996
 Euclid Workshop,
Point Grey HS, January 23, 1996; Feb 6, 1997
 Euclid Workshop,
Seaquam HS (Delta), January 30, 1996
 Euclid Workshop, HD
Stafford HS (Langley), February 6, 1996
 Euclid Workshop, LV
Rogers HS (Nelson), February 13, 1996
 Gauss Workshop,
Trafalgar Elem (Nelson), February 13, 1996
 Gauss Workshop,
Tynehead Elem (Surrey), February 29, 1996
 Gauss Workshop,
Talmud Torah (Van), March 26, 1996; March 24, 1998
 Euclid Workshop, New
Westminster HS, March 28, 1996
 Euclid Workshop,
Elgin Park HS (Surrey), April 10, 1996
 Euclid Workshop,
Fleetwood Park HS (Surrey), April 10, 1996
 Euclid Workshop,
Chatelech HS (Gibsons), April 11, 1996
 Gauss Workshop, Delta
Resource Centre, January 9, 1997
 Euclid Workshop,
Delta HS, January 14, 1997
 Euclid Workshop,
Abbotsford HS, February 4, 1997
 Euclid Workshop, JN
Burnett HS (Richmond), February 6, 1997
 Grade 10 Workshop,
Point Grey HS, February 12, 1997
 Euclid Workshop,
Wellington HS (Nanaimo), February 25, 1997
 Gauss Workshop,
Wellington HS (Nanaimo), February 25, 1997
 Gauss Workshop,
Quesnel HS, March 11, 1997
 Euclid Workshop,
Quesnel HS, March 11, 1997
 Euclid Workshop,
Prince of Wales Mini HS, March 24, 1997
 Euclid Workshop,
College Heights HS (Prince George), March 27, 1997
 Euclid Workshop,
Kelly Road HS (Prince George), March 27, 1997
 Gauss Workshop, Point
Grey HS, April 3, 1997
 Gauss Workshop, DP
Todd HS (Prince George), April 14, 1997
 Gauss Workshop, to
students from three elementary schools (Heritage/Meadow/Highland) in
Prince George, April 14, 1997
 Gauss Workshop to
Prince of Wales Mini HS, May 6, 1997; Feb 4, 1999
 Gauss Workshop to
Tecumseh Elementary (Vancouver), May 14, 1997
 Gauss Workshop to
Grade 8 students from three Prince George area schools, DP Todd HS,
Prince George, February 19, 1998
 Gauss Workshop to
Grade 8 students, College Heights HS, Prince George, February 19, 1998
 Gauss Workshop to
Grade 57 students from four Prince George area elementary schools,
Prince George, February 19, 1998
 Euclid Workshops (2)
to students from four Prince George area high schools, DP Todd HS,
Prince George, March 5, 1998
 Euclid Workshop to
students from Castlegar, Salmo and Nelson, LV Rogers HS, Nelson, March
10, 1998
 Euclid Workshop to
students from Trail and Castlegar, JL Crowe HS,
 Gauss Workshop, Bayside
Middle School, Victoria, April 16, 1998
 Euclid Workshop,
Claremont HS, Victoria, April 16, 1998; March 11, 1999; March 10, 2005
 Grade 8 Workshop,
Bayside Middle School, Victoria, March 11, 1999
 Grade 12 Workshop,
Mission Secondary, March 9, 2000
 Regional Science Fair
judge, UBC, April 6, 2000
 Grade 12 Workshops
(2), Vernon, May 11, 2000; April 9, 2001 (2)
 Interview with Ming
Pao daily, March 18, 2001
 Appeared on phonein
talk show, Chinese radio AM 1320, March 19, 2001
 Grade 1012 Workshop,
St. Michaels University, Victoria, March 10, 2005
 Invited participant,
CMS School Mathematics Forum, Toronto, May 2005
 Grade 8 Problemsolving workshop, Britannia
HS, November 27, 2006
 Lecture/Discussion with Grade 12 Math
class, Britannia HS, November 27, 2006

Interview with Globe and Mail, April 22, 2012

Article in Vancouver Sun, April 23, 2012

Interview with CBC Vancouver, April 23, 2012

Interview with Rick Cluff, CBC Early Edition, April 23, 2012 (live)

Interview with CKWX (Bill Good show), April 23, 2012 (live)

Interview with BCTV, April 23, 2012

Interview with Global TV, April 23, 2012

Interview with 24 Hours, April 23, 2012

Interview with Sing Tao Daily, April 23, 2012

Interview with CBC New Brunswick, April 24, 2012 (live)

Interview with CTV (national), November 2, 2012

Interview with Sing Tao Daily, November 5, 2012

Interview with Chinese daily paper, December 27, 2012

Interview with Epoch Times newspaper, February 2013

Interviews with nine Japanese newspapers and Japanese TV news programs, May 2013

Interview on Japanese NHK radio nightly news, August 15, 2013

Interview with Canadian Living Magazine, September 9, 2013
SCHOOL STUDIES
 A schoolbyschool
study correlating Math 12 grades and performance in Math 100 for the
1974 and 1975 classes of various B.C. high schools (with C. Falk), 1976,
8 pages.
 A schoolbyschool
study correlating Math 12 grades and performance in Math 100 for the
1976 classes of various B.C. high schools, 1977, 8 pages.
 Study of the
Effectiveness of the 1976 Math 12 Scholarship Exams in Predicting Math
100 Results (with W. Smith), 1977, 6 pages.
 Study of the Effect
of Semesterization in Secondary School on Performance in First Year
Calculus Courses at U.B.C. (1976 High School Class), 1977, 7 pages.
 A schoolbyschool
study correlating Math 12 grades and performance in Math 100 for the
1977 classes of various B.C. high schools, 1978, 8 pages.
 Performance in Math
100 at UBC (fall of 1977) for graduates from schools of various types
and areas. (with Klaus Hoechsmann), August 1978, 6 pages.
 A schoolbyschool
study correlating Math 12 grades and performance in Math 100 for the
1978 classes of various B.C. high schools, February 1979, 6 pages.
 A schoolbyschool
study correlating Algebra 12 grades and performance in Math 100 for the
1980 classes of various B.C. high schools, January 1981, 6 pages
 A schoolbyschool
study on performance in the UBC calculus courses (Math 100, 120, 140,
153) in the 1984 and 1985 classes of various B.C. and Yukon high
schools, February 1986, 9 pp.
 A schoolbyschool
study on performance in the UBC calculus courses for the 1986 graduating
classes of various B.C. and Yukon high schools, February 1987, 8 pp.
 A schoolbyschool
study on performance in the UBC calculus courses for the 1987 graduating
classes of various B.C. and Yukon high schools, February 1988, 8 pp.
 A schoolbyschool
study on performance in the UBC calculus courses for the 1988 graduating
classes of various B.C. and Yukon high schools, February 1989, 8 pp.
 A schoolbyschool
study on performance in the UBC calculus courses for the 1989 graduating
classes of various B.C. and Yukon high schools, January 1990, 8 pp.
 A schoolbyschool
study on performance in the UBC calculus courses for the 1990 graduating
classes of various B.C. and Yukon high schools, January 1991, 8 pp.
 A schoolbyschool
study on performance in the UBC calculus courses for the 1991 graduating
classes of various B.C. and Yukon high schools, March 1992, 8 pp.
 A schoolbyschool
study on performance in the UBC calculus courses for the 1992 graduating
classes of various B.C. and Yukon high schools, January 1993, 8 pp.
 A schoolbyschool
study on performance in the UBC calculus courses for the 1993 graduating
classes of various B.C. and Yukon high schools, January 1994, 8 pp.
 A schoolbyschool
study on performance in the UBC calculus courses for the 1994 graduating
classes of various B.C. and Yukon high schools, January 1995, 8 pp.
 A schoolbyschool
study on performance (December 1995) in the UBC calculus courses for the
1995 graduating classes of B.C. high schools, January 1996, 3 pp.
 A schoolbyschool
study on performance (December 1996) in the UBC calculus courses for the
1996 graduating classes of B.C. high schools, January 1997, 3 pp.
 A schoolbyschool
study on performance (December 1997) in the UBC calculus courses for the
1997 graduating classes of B.C. high schools, April 1998, 3 pp.
 A schoolbyschool
study on performance (December 1998) in the UBC calculus courses for the
1998 graduating classes of B.C. high schools, February 1999, 3 pp.
 A schoolbyschool
study on performance (December 1999) in the UBC calculus courses for the
1999 graduating classes of B.C. high schools, January 2000, 3 pp.
 A schoolbyschool
study on performance (December 2000) in the UBC calculus courses for the
2000 graduating classes of B.C. high schools, January 2001, 3 pp.
 A schoolbyschool
study on performance (December 2001) in the UBC calculus courses for the
2001 graduating classes of B.C. high schools, January 2002, 3 pp.
 A schoolbyschool
study on performance (December 2002) in the UBC calculus courses for the
2002 graduating classes of B.C. high schools, January 2003, 4pp.
 A schoolbyschool
study on performance (December 2003) in the UBC calculus courses for the
2003 graduating classes of B.C. high schools, January 2004, 4pp.
 A schoolbyschool
study on performance (December 2004) in the UBC calculus courses for the
2004 graduating classes of B.C. high schools, January 2005, 4pp.
SERVICE RELATED ACTIVITIES
FOR THE MATHEMATICAL COMMUNITY
 Member of Adhoc
Committee on Applied Mathematics of Canadian Mathematics Congress
(19711973)
 CMS (Chairman of
Education Committee, 197881)
 Member of National
Euclid Contest Committee (19862006).
 Member of Scientific
Committee, International workshop on "Modern Group Analysis:
Advanced Analytical and Computational Methods in Mathematical Physics",
Catania, Italy, October 2731, 1992
 Member of PIMS
Education Committee (199698)
 Member, Organizing
Committee, 3rd Int. Conf. "Symmetry in Nonlinear Mathematical
Physics", Kiev, Ukraine, July 1218, 1999
 CMS (elected member
to Board of Directors, 19992001)
 CMS (member of
Endowment Grants Committee, 1999December 31, 2001)
 Coorganizer for
First Annual Heads of Mathematics Meeting in Montreal, November 1999
 Coorganizer for
session on Group Methods in Mathematical Physics, CMS Winter Meeting in
Montreal, December 1999
 Invited speaker,
Annual Meeting of US Chairs of Math Departments, Washington, DC,
November 10, 2000
 Coorganizer for
Second Annual Heads of Mathematics Meeting at the Fields Institute,
Toronto, November 1819, 2000
 Organizer for
Education session , CMS Winter Meeting in Vancouver, December 2000
 CMS (VicePresident,
West, 20012003)
 External Member,
Review Committee, Memorial University Mathematics and Statistics Dept,
May 2001
 Coorganizer for
Third Annual Heads of Mathematics Meeting in Ottawa, October 2001
 Distinguished
external visitor for Promotion cases, University of Cyprus, December
2001
 Cochair, CMS School
Mathematics Forum, Montreal, June 2003
 Member, Organizing
Committee, 5th Int. Conf. "Symmetry in Nonlinear Mathematical
Physics", Kiev, Ukraine, July 2003
 CMS (Chairman of
Competitions Committee, 20052007)
 Member, Organizing
Committee, 6th Int. Conf. "Symmetry in Nonlinear Mathematical
Physics", Kiev, Ukraine, June 2005
 Member, Organizing Committee, 5^{th} Int. Conf. “Symmetry in Nonlinear
Mathematical Physics”, Kiev, Ukraine, June 2007
 Coorganizer of
PIMS/AIMS international conference on Similarity, UBC, August 1115,
2008
 Consultant for
Ontario Government for Graduate program in Mathematics, University of
Guelph, April 2009
SIGNIFICANT SERVICE FOR THE UNIVERSITY
 Department of
Mathematics Search Committee for Head (197273, 197576)
 Applied Science
Curriculum Committee (197273, 197374, 197581, 198991)
 International
Congress of Mathematicians, Local Arrangements Committee (19711974)
 Search Committee for
Director of Institute of Applied Mathematics (1973)
 Liaison with schools,
other colleges and Faculty of Applied Science (197681)
 Chairman, Committee
to establish honours section of Math 100 (19761977)
 Member, Personnel
Services Committee of Faculty Association (197984, 1997)
 Member, Four Year
Engineering Program Committee (1980)
 Member, Selection
Committee for Head of Electrical Engineering (198081)
 Member, Four Year
Engineering Program Implementation Committee (1981)
 Author of Basic
Mathematics Test for freshmen used in 1979, 1980
 Member, Status of
Women Committee of Faculty Association (198284)
 Faculty
representative for Education (198384), (198586)
 Chairman, Faculty
Association Negotiating Team for changes to the Framework Agreement
(198485)
 University Entrance
Scholarship Committee (198492)
 Executive Member,
Faculty Association (198587)
 Undergraduate Applied
Math Honours advisor (198589)
 Registrar, IAM
(198491)
 Applied Science Dean's
Committee to Review the First Year Engineering Prog., (198687)
 Member, President's
Task Force on Liaison, Recruiting and Admissions (198688)
 Mathematics
Coordinator, OffCampus Degree Program (198991)
 Undergraduate
Chairman (199194)
 Member, Ad Hoc
Committee to Consider English Requirements in the Faculty of Science
(1994)
 President's
Representative, Medical School Admissions Committee (199597)
 Member of Senate
(199699, 200508)
 Chair, Student Awards
Committee of Senate (199699, 200508 )
 Member, Admissions
Committee of Senate (199699 )
 Chair, Wesbrook
Scholars Selection Committee (199697, 199899)
 Mentor, Faculty of
Science (199697)
 Head, Department of
Mathematics (19972002 )
 Member, AdHoc Senate
Committee on Teaching Quality, Effectiveness and Evaluation (199799)
 Member, Senate
Committee for Review of Registrar (1998)
 Member, Search
Committee for new Director of ExtraSessional Studies (1998)
 Member of Sessionals
Implementation Committee; consultant for university bargaining committee
(19981999)
 Member, Search
Committee for new Head of E&OS (2000)
 Member of UBC Senate (20052008)
 Chair, Student Awards Committee of UBC
Senate, 20052008
 UBC Medical School Interview Panel,
February 2006
 UBC Major Entrance Scholarship Reader, March
2006
 Member, UBC International Leaders of
Tomorrow selection committee, March 2006
 Member, Council of Senates for UBC
Vancouver and UBC Okanagan, 20062008
 Member, VP Academic advisory committee on
provincial exams, 2007
 Member, Senate Committee on Cultural
Diversity, 2008
 UBC Medical School interviewer, February
1315, 2009
OTHER OUTREACH
 Lectures to Kiwanis
Club of Port Moody, Delta University Group, groups in Vernon and
Penticton (197576) through UBC speakers' bureau.
 Kristallnacht
Committee for Vancouver, member (1996>); cochair (20032005); chair
(2005>)
 Member of Board, UBC
Hillel (199899)
 Member, BC Provincial Board of
Examiners, 20082012
