CURRICULUM VITAE

Name: Bentuo Zheng Department:Mathematical Sciences


EDUCATION
DEGREES DISCIPLINE INSTITUTION YEAR
Ph.D. Mathematics Texas A&M University 2007
M.S. Mathematics Peking University 2002
B.S. Mathematics Peking University 1999

EXPERIENCE
RANK/POSITION DEPARTMENT/DIVISION INSTITUTION/COMPANY/ORGANIZATION PERIOD
Graduate Director Mathematical Sciences University of Memphis 09/2022-
Professor Mathematical Sciences University of Memphis 09/2020-
Associate Professor Mathematical Sciences University of Memphis 09/2015-08/2020
Assistant Professor Mathematical Sciences University of Memphis 08/2010-08/2015
Bing Instructor Mathematics University of Texas at Austin 08/2007-08/2010

HONORS/AWARDS
HONOR/AWARD INSTITUTION/COMPANY/ORGANIZATION YEAR
Alumni Association Award for Distinguished Research University of Memphis 2021
Dunavant Professorship University of Memphis 2018
First-time Principal Investigators Award University of Memphis 2013
Faculty Travel Enrichment Grant University of Memphis 2012
R. H. Bing Fellowship the University of Texas at Austin 2007-2010
Guseman Prize Texas A&M University 2007
NSF Vigre Fellowship Texas A&M University 2004-2005
AUF Fellowship Texas A&M University 2004-2005
AUF Fellowship Texas A&M University 2003-2004

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
SUBJECT INSTITUTION
Business Math II Texas A&M University
Real Analysis I the University of Texas at Austin
Differential and Integral Calculus the University of Texas at Austin
Integral Calculus the University of Texas at Austin
Sequences, Series and Multivariable Calculus the University of Texas at Austin
Probability I the University of Texas at Austin
Differential Calculus the University of Texas at Austin
Probability I the University of Texas at Austin
Integral Calculus the University of Texas at Austin
MATH3242-Fall 2010-Introduction to Linear Algebra University of Memphis
MATH1720-Spring 2011-Trigonometry University of Memphis
MATH 7411-Spring 2011-Point set topology University of Memphis
MATH 1710-Fall 2011-College Algebra University of Memphis
MATH 1830-Spring 2012-Elementary Calculus University of Memphis
MATH 1830-Spring 2012-Elementary Calculus University of Memphis
MATH 3120-Summer 2012-Differential Equations University of Memphis
MATH 4350-Fall 2012-Introduction to Real Analysis I University of Memphis
MATH 6351-Spring 2013-Introduction to Real Analysis II University of Memphis
MATH 2702-Summer 2013-Intro Proof/Fundamental Math University of Memphis
MATH 1720-Fall 2013-Trigonometry University of Memphis
MATH 1830-Spring 2014-Elementary Calculus University of Memphis
MATH 3581-Spring 2014-College Geometry University of Memphis
MATH 1720-Fall 2014-Trigonometry University of Memphis
MATH 1830-Fall 2014-Elementary Calculus University of Memphis
MATH 1830-Spring 2015-Elementary Calculus University of Memphis
MATH 1420-Spring 2015-Foundations of Mathematics University of Memphis
MATH 1830-Fall 2016-Elementary Calculus University of Memphis
MATH 4/6350-Fall 2016-Introduction to Real Analysis University of Memphis
MATH 1830-Fall 2017-Elementary Calculus University of Memphis
MATH 7350-Fall 2017-Real Varialbes I University of Memphis
MATH 7351-Spring 2018-Real Variables II University of Memphis
MATH 7311/8311-Spring 2018-Topics in Analysis University of Memphis
MATH 7049/8049-Fall 2018-Topics in Banach Space Theory University of Memphis
MATH 7311/8311-Fall 2018-Topics in Analysis University of Memphis
MATH 8311-Topics in Analysis-Spring 2019 University of Memphis
MATH 3581-College Geometry-Spring 2019 University of Memphis
MATH 2702-Intro Proofs/Fundamental Math-Fall 2019 University of Memphis
MATH 3242-Intro Linear Algebra-Fall 2019 University of Memphis
MATH 3242-Intro Linear Algebra-Spring 2020 University of memphis
MATH 3581-College Geometry-Spring 2020 University of memphis
MATH 3242-Intro Linear Algebra-Fall 2020 University of Memphis
MATH 2702-Intro Proofs/Fundamental Math-Fall 2020 University of Memphis


STUDENT ADVISING/MENTORING
CURRENT DEGREE NAME YEAR OF GRADUATION
Postdoc Xin Ma In Progress
Ph.D Candidate Monika Yadav 2022
Ph.D Candidate Diego Calle Cadavid 2020
Master of Mathematics Francis Samuel 2019
Postdoc Qingping Zeng 2018
Postdoc Linxing Bao 2018
Postdoc Zhenghua Luo 2017
Postdoc Yunbai Dong 2015
Postdoc Zhang, Wen 2014

Refereed Journal Publications

Minzeng Liu, Rui Liu, Jimeng Lu and Bentuo Zheng*; Ball covering property from commutative function spaces to non-commutative spaces of operators. Journal of Functional Analysis. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfa.2022.109502.

Luo, Zhenghua; Zheng, Bentuo*; The strong and uniform ball-covering properties. J. Math. Anal. Appl. 499 (2021), no. 1, Paper No. 125034, 15 pp.

Luo, Zhenghua; Zheng, Bentuo*; Stability of the ball-covering property. Studia Math. 250 (2020), no. 1, 19–34.

Kim, Ju Myung; Zheng, Bentuo*; E-approximation properties. Rev. R. Acad. Cienc. Exactas Fís. Nat. Ser. A Mat. RACSAM 114 (2020), no. 4, 200.

On spreading sequences and asymptotic structures,  Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, Vol 370, no. 10, 2018, 6933-6953. (D. Freeman, E. Odell, B. Sari, Bentuo Zheng*)

An optimal linear approximation for a class of nonlinear operators between uniform algebras,  Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, Vol. 467, no. 1, 2018, 432-445 (Y. Dong, Bentuo Zheng*).

Operators on $L_p$ $(2<p<infty)$ which factor through $X_p$, Journal of Functional Analysis 273 (2017), no. 2, 782–798 (Bentuo Zheng)

Parseval p-frames and the Feichtinger conjecture, Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 424 (1) (2015), 248-259. (B. Liu, R. Liu, Bentuo Zheng).

Ball proximinal and strongly ball proximinal spaces, Journal of Convex Analysis, 22 (2015), no. 3, 673-685 (P. Lin, W. Zhang, Bentuo Zheng*).

The weak bounded approximation property of pairs, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, 143 (2015), no. 4, 1665-1673 (D. Chen, J. Kim, Bentuo Zheng*).

Stability of ball proximinality, Journal of Approximation Theory, 183 (2014), 72-81 (P. Lin, W. Zhang, Bentuo Zheng*)

The strong approximation property and the weak bounded approximation property, Journal of Functional Analysis, 183 (2014), 72-81 (J. Kim, Bentuo Zheng*)

The weak bounded approximation property of pairs, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, 143 (2015), no. 4, 1665–1673 (D. Chen, J. Kim, Bentuo Zheng*)

Commutators on $ell_1(ell_q)$ and $c_0(ell_q)$., Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 413 (2014), no. 1, 284-290 (Bentuo Zheng)

Norm closed ideals in the algebra of bounded linear operators on Orlicz sequence spaces, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, 142 (2014), no. 5, 1669-1680  (P. Lin, B. Sari, Bentuo Zheng*)

Lipschitz p-integral operators and Lipschitz p-nuclear operators, Nonlinear Analysis: Theory, Methods & Applications, 75 (2012), No. 13, 5270-5282 pdf (D. Chen, Bentuo Zheng*)

Commutators on l_p(l_q), Studia Math., 206 (2011), no. 2, 175-190 pdf (D. Chen, W. B. Johnson, Bentuo Zheng*)

Strict isometries of arbitrary orders, Linear Algebra and its Applications, 436 (2012), no. 9, 3303-3314 pdf (F. Botelho, J. Jamison, Bentuo Zheng)

Systems formed by translates of one element in Lp(R), Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, 363 (2011), no. 12, 6505-6529 pdf (E. Odell, B. Sari, Th. Schlumprecht, Bentuo Zheng)

Subspaces and quotients of Banach spaces with shrinking unconditional bases, Israel Journal of Mathematics, 185 (2011), 375-388 pdf (W. B. Johnson, Bentuo Zheng*)

Remarks on Lipschitz p-summing operators, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, 139 (2011), 2891-2898 pdf (D. Chen, Bentuo Zheng*)

A characterization of Schauder frames which are near-Schauder bases, Journal of Fourier Analysis and Applications, 16 (2010), no. 5, 791-803 (Rui Liu, Bentuo Zheng)

On the unconditional subsequence property, Journal of Functional Analysis, 258 (2010), no 2, 604-615, pdf (E. Odell, Bentuo Zheng*)

On operators from separable reflexive spaces with asymptotic structure, Studia Math., 185 (2008), no. 1, 87-98 (Bentuo Zheng)

A characterization of subspaces and quotients of reflexive Banach spaces with unconditional basis, Duke Mathematical Journal 141 (2008), no. 3, 505-518, pdf (W. B. Johnson, Bentuo Zheng*)

On operators which factor through lp or c0, Studia Math., (176) 2006, no. 2, 177-190 (Bentuo Zheng)

Presentations - Conference (refereed *)

Special Session on Banach Space Theory and Metric Embeddings, AMS Sectional Meeting, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT, April 2019

Tsinghua Sanya International Math Forum, Workshop on Banach Space Theory and Applications, August 27-August 3, 2018

Tsinghua Sanya International Math Forum, Recent Advances in Convex Geometry and Geometric Functional Analysis, May 14-18, 2018

SUMIRFAS, Texas A&M University, August 2006

Special Session on Geometry of Banach spaces and Connections with Other Areas, Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, Miami, Florida, April 2006.

Seminar of the Workshop in Analysis and Probability, Texas A&M University, July 2008.

Special Session on Set Theory and Banach Spaces, Annual Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, San Diego, California, January 2008.

International Conference on Interdisciplinary Mathematical & Statistical Techniques, the University of Memphis, May 2008.

Seminar of the Workshop in Analysis and Probability, Texas A&M University, July 2009.

The Sixth Conference on Function Spaces, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Illinois, May 2010.

Conference on Perspectives in High Dimensions, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, August 2010.

Special Session on Geometry of Banach Spaces and Connections with Other Areas, Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, Richmond, Virginia, November, 2010.

Millican Colloquium Talk, the University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, October 2010

2011 CMS Summer Meeting, Banach Spaces and Operators Between Them, University of Alberta, Edmonton, June 3-5, 2011

Workshop in Analysis and Probability, Texas A&M University, July 5-August 5, 2011

Banach Space Theory, Banff International Research Station, Canada, March 4-March 9, 2012

Seminar Talk, Peking University, December 2012

Seminar Talk, Dalian University of Technology, China, December 2012

Colloquium Talk, Xiamen University, China, December 2011

Workshop in Analysis and Probability, Texas A&M University, July 7-August 6, 2012

AMS sectional meeting, Special Session on Banach Spaces and Operators on Them, University of Mississippi, March 2013

Lindenstrauss Memorial Conference, Hebrew University, May 2013

Colloquium talk, Wuhan University, China, June 2014

Legacy of Ted Odell, Texas A&M University, August 2013

AMS sectional meeting, Special Session on Linear and Nonlinear Geometry of Banach Spaces, St. Louis, October 2013

AMS national meeting, Special Session on Banach Spaces, Metric Embeddings and Applications, Baltimore, January 2014

Seminar talk, Workshop in Analysis and Probability, Texas A&M University, July 2014

Invited Talk, Workshop on Analysis and Probability, Texas A&M University, July 2014

Invited Plenary Talk, 5th International Conference on Analytic Mathematics and its Applications, August 2015

Invited Colloquium Talk, Xiamen University, May 2015

Invited Colloquium Talk, Wuhan University, June 2015

Invited Colloquium Talk, Wuhan Textile University, May 2015

Invited Colloquium Talk, Beihang University, March 2016

Invited Colloquium Talk, Xiamen University, May 2016

AMS Sectional Meeting, Hunter College, New York, May 2017

item Invited talk, Tsinghua Sanya International Mathematics Forum, May 2018.

Invited talk, Tsinghua Sanya International Mathematics Forum, August 2018.

Invited talk, Chern Institute of Mathematics, Tianjin, December 2018.

nvited talk, Banach Space Theory and Metric Embeddings, University of Connecticut in Hartford, CT, April 2018.

Presentations - Universities/Industry (refereed *)

Colloquium talk, Xiamen University, China, May 2014

Colloquium talk, Wuhan University, China, June 2014

Colloquium Talk, Nankai University, May 2017

Colloquium Talk, Huaqiao University, May 2017

Colloquium Talk, Xiamen University, May 2017


SUPPORT

(External)

ACTIVITY AGENCY/SOURCE AMOUNT PERIOD
Standard Research GrantSimonds Foundation $42,000 09/2018-08/2023
Standard Research GrantNational Science Foundation $150,000 06/2012-05/2017
Standard Research GrantNational Science Foundation $108,675 06/2008-05/2012
Internal Support
ACTIVITY AGENCY/SOURCE AMOUNT PERIOD
Start up grant the University of Memphis $15000 09/2010-

SERVICE
UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE/ACTIVITY PERIOD
University of Memphis Postdoc Hiring Committee 2019-2020
University of Memphis Chair of Analysis Qualifying Exam 2018-2019
University of Memphis Graduate Committee 2018-2019
University of Memphis Colloquium Committee 2018-2019
Univeristy of Memphis Chair of Analysis Qualifying Exam 2017-2018
University of Memphis Graduate Committee 2017-2018
University of Memphis Colloquium Committee 2017-2018
University of Memphis Director of Banach Space Bulletin Board 2016-
University of Memphis Blaylock Colloquium Committee 2011-2012
University of Memphis Faculty Hiring Committee 2011-2012
University of Memphis Chair Hiring Committee 2011-2012
University of Memphis Cantorsect Committee 2012-2013
University of Memphis Library books Committee 2012-2013
Unviersity of Memphis Undergraduate Curriculum Development Committee 2013-2014
University of Memphis Colloquium Talks Committee 2013-2014
University of Memphis Cantorsect Committee 2014-2015
University of Memphis Undergraduate Curriculum Development Committee 2015-2016
University of Memphis Undergraduate Advisor 2015-
University of Memphis Colloquium Talk Committee 2016-2017
University of Memphis Graduate Advisor 2016-
University of Memphis Organizer of the AMS Special Session on Banach Spaces and Applications 2015
University of Memphis Director of Banach Space Bulletin Board 2016-
University of Memphis Organizer of Special Session on Banach Spaces and Applications, ICOMAS 2018