Professor of Mathematics

  • Rohr Science 218
  • Phone: (619) 849-2634

Background

Dr. Jimenez earned his PhD in Mathematics from the University of Utah.  Prior to doctoral work, he earned an MS and BS in Mathematics from the National Autonomous University of Mexico.  His specializations are algebraic geometry and cryptology.  Dr. Jimenez spends time each summer teaching college mathematics at the University of Guanajuato, as well as teaching oragami to Chiapas high schoolers using the theorems of geometry.  He is also the mathematics placement faculty coordinator for the MICS department.

Research

Dr. Jimenez's research in cryptology and coding theory has contributed to new digital communication technologies at Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR).  His research in contractions of nonsingular curves has been presented at several professional conferences and cited in mathematical journals and texts.

Interests

In his free time, Dr. Jimenez enjoys cooking and playing volleyball.