Natural Sciences and Mathematics | Faculty Profiles : Chock Wong, Ph.D.

Chock Wong, Ph.D.

cwong@chaminade.edu

Wesselkamper Science Center Room 109
Tel (808) 739-4682
3140 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816

Mathematics

Dr. Chock Wong is an Associate Professor of Mathematics. 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, and mathematical lattices. Previous work history includes Mathematics Lecturer at University of Hawaii at Manoa and instructor at Leeward College.


Education

B.S.: Mathematics, Guangzhou University, China, 1982
M.A.: Mathematics, University of Hawaii, 1984
Ph.D.: Mathematics, University of Hawaii, 1989

Teaching

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

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.