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Ping Wong Ng

Ping Wong Ng
Associate Professor
Analysis

404 Maxim Doucet Hall
337-482-5272
png@louisiana.edu

Ping Wong Ng's webpage

Ph.D.: 2000, University of California at Los Angeles
M.S.: 1997, University of California at Los Angeles
B.S. 1995 Simon Fraser University

Research interests: functional analysis, operator algebras, operator theory.

Selected research publications:

  • Closed convex hulls of unitary orbits in $C^*_r(\mathbb{F}_{\infty})$.}, Integral Equations and Operator Theory, accepted for publication. Published electronically at http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00020-016-2312-3.
  • The kernel of the determinant map on pure C*-algebras (with L. Robert), Houston Journal of Mathematics, accepted for publication.
  • The corona algebra of stabilized Jiang--Su algebra (with H. Lin), J. Funct. Anal. 270 (2016), no. 3, 1220--1267.
  • Sums of commutators in pure C*-algebras (with L. Robert), Muenster Journal of Mathematics 9 (2016), 121--154.
  • Strict comparison of positive elements in multiplier algebras (with V. Kaftal and S. Zhang), Canadian Journal of Mathematics, accepted for publication. Published electronically at http://dx.doi.org/10.4153/CJM-2016-015-3.
  • Strict comparison of projections and positive combinations of projections in certain multiplier algebras (with V. Kaftal and S. Zhang), Journal of Operator Theory 73 (2015), no. 1, 187--210.
  • A generalization of the Brown--Pearcy Theorem, Operators and Matrices 9 (2015), no. 1, 57--82.
  • Commutators in C_r^*(F_{\infty}), Houston J. Math., 40 (2014), no. 2, 421--446.
  • The kernel of the determinant map on certain simple C*-algebras. J. Operator Theory, 71 (2014), no. 2, 341--379.
  • Commutators and linear spans of projections in certain finite C*-algebras (with V. Kaftal and S. Zhang), J. Funct. Anal., 266 (2014), no. 4, 1883--1912.