Ohio University Center of Ring Theory and its Applications, Ohio University, USA
Research Interests: Algebra, Linear Algebra
Distinguished Professor S. K. Jain served Ohio University, Department of Mathematics from 1970 to 2009. He also served as Director of Center of Ring Theory and its Applications from 2001 to 2009. Before joining the faculty at Ohio University, he was a Reader in Mathematics at the University of Delhi (1965-70). Currently, he is an Advisor and Distinguished Adjunct Professor at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, SA.
Dr. Jain has authored more than 135 research articles that have been published in professional journals. His papers have appeared in the Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, the Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, the Pacific Journal of Mathematics, Journal of Algebra, Journal of Pure and Applied Algebra, Communications in Algebra, Archiv der Mathematik, Math Zeitchrift, Linear Algebra and Applications, Linear and Multilinear Algebra, SIAM J. Discrete Methods, SIAM J. Matrix Analysis and Applications, etc. He has co-authored five undergraduate/graduate texts. In particular, he is a co-author of the widely used graduate text Basic Abstract Algebra (second edition), published by Cambridge University Press (1994), Linear Algebra: An Interactive Approach published by Brooks/Cole (2003), graduate text entitled Topics in Applied Abstract Algebra, published by the American Mathematical Society (2008), and the book Cyclic Modules and the Structure of Rings in the Oxford Mathematical Monographs, Oxford University Press (2012).
He was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award, 1999 at Ohio University. He has delivered Professional lectures at mathematical meetings all over the world and has been the organizer of conferences on many topics in Abstract Algebra.
He is an Executive Editor of the Journal of Algebra and its Applications, World Scientific Press, and that of Bulletin of Mathematical Sciences, Springer-Verlag. He is also serving on the editorial board of Electronic Journal of Algebra.
He has supervised 23 Ph.D. dissertations in Noncommutative Rings, Modules, and Applied Linear Algebra. A life member of the Indian Mathematical Society, he is also a member of the American Mathematical Society.