Roy Araiza

Roy M. Araiza
Graduate Student
Department of Mathematics
Purdue University

I am a third year PhD. student in mathematics at Purdue University, and a math graduate representative for the 2017-2018 academic year. My work is in operator algebras and my advisor is Thomas Sinclair. Originally I am from the Silicon Valley in California and obtained my Bachelor of Arts in mathematics from San Jose State University.

When I am not working on mathematics I enjoy playing chess and reading. In particular, my favorite topics to read about include science, history, and philosophy.
Some quotes and speeches.

Contact Information

Purdue University
Department of Mathematics

Email: raraiza [at] purdue [dot] edu

MATH 1030
150 North University Street
West Lafayette, Indiana

Research Interests

  1. Operator Spaces
  2. Operator Algebras
  3. Matrix Convexity

It follows that an operator system is a self-adjoint unital subspace of a C*-algebra. Currently I am working on generalized C*-convex combinations of non-commutative real operator systems, and studying the structure of the matrix unit balls of these operator systems in terms of C*-convex combinations. I am also working to establish connections between spaces of matrix affine functions and these non-commutative real operator systems.

Here is a copy of my cv.

Current/Past Teaching

Fall '17: MA 26100 Multivariate Calculus: Recitation Instructor Spring '17: MA 16600 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II:Recitation Instructor

Link to Grad Rep website.

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Purdue Department of Mathematics website

"Aequam memento rebus in arduis sevare mentem." -Horace

"Among the great philosophers through all the ages, there is one great truth: that he who truly lives by the words of others has not the wit to know his own mind and that he who knows his own mind has not the temerity to truly live." -K. Holmmad