**
Ali N. Duman **

Assistant Professor

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

KFUPM, Dhahran

Office Tel.: 2632

email: aliduman at kfupm dot edu dot sa

**
Curriculum Vitae**

B.Sc. Department of Mathematics, Bilkent University, 2005

Ph.D. Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2010

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Bahrain, 2013-2015

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, KFUPM-Dhahran, 2015-present

**
Publications**

1. Texture analysis of
Hydrophobic Polycarbonate and Polydimethylsiloxane Surfaces via Persistent
Homology (joint with B.S. Yilbas, H. Pirim and H. Ali), *Coatings,* 2017,
7(9), 139.

2. A Functorial
contruction of quantum subtheories (joint with Ivan Contreras),* Entropy,*__
__2017, 19(5), 220.

3.
Geometric Quantization and Epistemically Restricted Theories: The Continuous
Case (joint with Ivan Contreras), *Electronic
Proceedings in Theoretical Computer Science*,
2017, pp. 40-50.

4. A complete graphical
calculus for Spekkens' toy bit theory, (joint with Miriam Backens), *Foundations of Physics, *
**46 **(2016), 70-103

5. Cohomology of toroidal
orbifold quotients, (joint with Jose Manuel Gomez and Alejandro Adem), *
Journal of Algebra,* **344** (2011), 114-136

6. An example of a twisted
fusion algebra, *Boletin de la Sociedad Matematica Mexicana*, **16**
(2011), 19-28

7. The fusion algebra of a
extra special p-group, *J. Math. Phys., ***50**, 082301 (2009)

**
Talks on Conferences and
Workshops**

1. Gene co-expression network analysis via persistent homology, UAE Math Day 2017, Sharjah-UAE

2. Geometic Quantization
and Epistemically Restricted Theories, *Quantum Physics and Logic 2016, *
Glasgow-UK

3. A complete graphical
calculus for Spekkens' toy bit theory, *AUS-ICMS'16, *Sharjah-UAE

4. A complete graphical calculus for Spekkens' toy bit theory, Commutative Algebra Workshop 2016, Dhahran-Saudi Arabia