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Jingjing Ma

Jingjing Ma, M.A., Ph.D.

Department Chair of Mathematics and Statistics and Professor of Mathematics,
College of Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3727
Office: B3521-8

Areas of Expertise

Lattice-ordered Rings and Algebras



Lecture Notes on Algebraic Structure of Lattice-ordered Rings, World Scientific Publishing, 2014.

Journal Articles

  1. J. Ma, Characterizing division closed lattice-ordered rings, Quaestiones Mathematicae, published online first: 7/16/2021.
  2. J. Ma, R. Redfield, Extending orders on rings with idempotent and d-elements, Order (accepted).
  3. M. Findler, J. Ma, Extending partial orders on rings, Quaestiones Mathematicae, published online first: 5/1/2020.
  4. J. Ma, B. Rygaard, Division closed l-rings and power positive L*-rings, Quaestiones Mathematicae, published online first: 6/2/2020.
  5. J. Ma, Commutative consistently L*-rings, Algebra Universalis, published online first: 7/22/2019.
  6. J. Ma, L. Wu, Y. Zhang, Directed partial orders on the field of generalized complex numbers with 1 not > 0, Positivity, 23 (2019), 1001-1007.
  7. J. Ma, Regular division closed lattice-ordered rings, Quaestiones Mathematicae, 42 (2019), 1353-1355.
  8. J. Ma, J. Smith, Division closed lattice-ordered rings and commutative L*-rings, Quaestiones Mathematicae, 42 (2019), 1019-1029.
  9. J. Ma, Directed partial orders on unital algebras, Quaestiones Mathematicae, 42 (2019), 447-450.
For complete list of publications, see Curriculum Vitae.

Courses (Current Academic Year)

Fall 2021

Research Projects

Dr. Ma's research interest is Lattice-ordered Rings and Algebras. G. Birkhoff and R.S. Pierce first established the general theory for lattice-ordered rings in 1956. Dr. Ma's focus is getting a better understanding of the structures of lattice-ordered rings and algebras and answering questions in lattice-ordered rings.

Awards and Accomplishments

  • President’s Distinguished Research Award (2018).
  • Member of Editorial Board of the journal Advances in Pure Mathematics 
  • Reviewer for Mathematical Review of the American Mathematical Society
  • Reviewer for Zentralblatt Math of the European Mathematical Society