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Mohammed Tesemma, Ph.D.

Mohammed Tessema Associate Professor of Mathematics

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Location: Tapley, Room 309

Spelman College
350 Spelman Lane SW
Campus Box: 376
Atlanta, GA   30314 

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Ph.D., Temple University, Philadelphia, USA.
Grad. Diploma (=M.S.), International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy.
B.S. Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.

Courses Taught

Contemporary mathematics (Math 107), College algebra (Math 110),   Precalculus I (Math 115), Precalculus II (Math 116), Calculus I (Math 231), Calculus II (Math 232), Linear algebra (Math 214), Foundations of mathematics (Math233), discrete math (math 234), Calculus III (324), Abstract algebra I (Math 371), Real variables I(Math 463), Complex variables (Math 368), Topology (Math), Abstract algebra II (Math 472), Senior seminar (Math 487)

Research Interests

I am interested mainly in algebra, specifically on computational commutative algebra and ordered algebraic structures.

Recent publications

A topological structure on certain initial algebras, (with Anderson S, Smith A, Stewart P, and Usatine J.) Submitted for publication.

Inversion of rational surfaces parameterizable by quadratics, (with H. Wang) International Electronic Journal of Algebra 13 (2013)  69-75.

Recent Awards

Spelman College Presidential Awards (Sept. 2008)
I was awarded the 2008 “Presidential Award for Scholarly Achievement” under junior faculty category.