Curriculum Vitae


Louisiana Tech University                                                   Phone: (318) 257-3329  

Mathematics and Statistics Program                                   E-mail: jkanno@LaTech.edu

Ruston, LA 71272                                                                 URL: www.latech.edu/~jkanno



Name:                Jinko Kanno

Nationality:         Japanese


Work Experience

2003-present:         Assistant Professor at Louisiana Tech University

1999-2003:             Teaching Assistant at Louisiana State University

1984-1998:             Mathematics Teacher at Shirayuri-Gakuen Junior and High School, Japan



August 2003:        Ph.D. degree in Mathematics, Louisiana State University

                                Advisor: Dr. Guoli Ding.   http://www.math.lsu.edu/~ding

December 2000:      M.S. degree in Mathematics, Louisiana State University

March 1981:      M.S. degree in Mathematics, Tsuda College, Tokyo, Japan


Research Interests and Funded Grants                               

  • Graph Theory, Matroid Theory, and Combinatorics
  • Board of Regents research grant titled Minors and Immersions in Graphs for 2004-2007
  • Regional and National NExT (New Experiences in Teaching) Fellow for 2004-2005



  • Splitter Theorems for 4-Regular Graphs, Guoli Ding and Jinko Kanno, preprint.
  • Splitter Theorems for Cubic Graphs, Guoli Ding and Jinko Kanno, to appear in Combinatorics, Probability and Computing ( see http://www.math.latech.edu/~kanno).
  • Splitter Theorems for 3- and 4-Regular Graphs, dissertation (see http://etd.lsu:8085/docs/available/edt-0529103-123537).
  • Extended Alexander Matrices of 3-Manifolds I,” Shinji Fukuhara and Jinko Kanno, Tokyo Journal of Mathematics 8, (1985), 107-120.

Selected Presentations

January 2005:       “Splitter Theorems for 4-Regualr Graphs,” Contributed paper session at Joint

                                           Mathematics Meeting in Atlanta

June 2004:             “Splitter Theorems for 3- and 4-Regular Graphs,” Invited Talk at the Special

                                           Seminar in Math at Tsukuba University, Japan

January 2003:       “Some Splitter Theorems,” AWM poster session in Baltimore

March 2001:           “Splitter Theorems for Cubic Graphs,” The 32nd Southeastern International

                                           Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory, and Computing at LSU

November 2000:     “Splitter Theorems for Cubic Graphs,” The 12th Workshop on

                                           Topological Graph Theory at Yokohama National University, Japan 


Courses Taught                                              

I have taught Pre-calculus, Advanced Calculus, Business Calculus, Contemporary Mathematics, Trigonometry, College Algebra, Discrete Mathematics, and Non-Euclidean Geometry. 



September 2003:    Effective College Teaching Workshop, sponsored by COES and IDEAS

Summer 2003:        Participated in a Research Experience for Undergraduates at LSU

January 2003:       Proposal Writing Workshop at the Louisiana Systemic Initiatives Program

September 2002:    Workshop for the web site “blackboard”

January 1999 –     

May 2000:          Graduate Student Teaching Seminar at LSU

                                           Participated in a weekly workshop for new graduate teaching assistants in



Honors and Memberships

2004-2005:             Selected as a National NExT Fellow (New Experience in Teaching), Orange Dot

September 2002:    Selected as a participant in the AWM Workshop held in conjunction with the Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 18, 2003, in Baltimore, Maryland

January 1999 –

Spring 2003:            Graduate Assistantship, Department of Mathematics, LSU

Fall 2001:             Certificate of Teaching Excellence, Department of Mathematics, LSU

Memberships:        American Mathematics Society, Mathematical Association of America and Association for Women in Mathematics