Eddie Cheng serves as a Distinguished Professor of mathematics at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Oakland University. He joined the Faculty of Oakland University in 1997. He graduated with the B.S. degree with honors from Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, in 1988. In 1988, he worked as a Research Assistant at the Department of National Defence in British Columbia. For his graduate studies, he earned his M.Math. degree in 1990 and his Ph.D. degree in combinatorics and optimization from the University of Waterloo, Canada, in 1995. From 1995 to 1997, he joined the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada as a Postdoctoral Fellow and Part-Time Lecturer in the George R. Brown School of Engineering at Rice University. He serves as an Associate Editor and/or a Member of the editorial boards of several journals including Networks and The International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics. His research interests include combinatorial optimization, integer programming, and network analysis. He is the recipient of the 2007 Mathematical Association of America (Michigan Section) Distinguished Teaching Award and the 2009 Professor of the Year Award from the Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan.
Biography Updated on 21 August 2011