## Nathan Hamlin## Instructor and Director of the Math Learning Center (MLC)## Office: Cleveland 130E## Phone: (509) 335-0844## Email: n.hamlin@wsu.edu |

##### Education

- PhD, Mathematics, Washington State University, May 2012
- MS, Mathematics, Washington State University, May 2009
- BA, Mathematics, University of Southern California, May 2004

##### Research Interests

- Currently working primarily in Number Theory (Elementary, Analytic, Computational, and Cryptography) and Combinatorics

##### Publications

- Hamlin,
N. (2017) Number in Mathematical Cryptography.
*Open Journal of Discrete Mathematics, 7,*13-31. doi: 10.4236/ojdm.2017.71003. - Hamlin, N., Krishnamoorthy, B., and Webb, W. (2015). A Knapsack-Like Code Using Recurrence Sequence Representations. Fibonacci Quarterly. 1(53), 24-33.
*Recurrence Representations*by Hamlin, Nathan Gregory, PhD, Washington State University, ProQuest, UMI Dissertations Publishing, 2012. 3517397.- Hamlin, N. and Webb, W. (2012). Representing Positive Integers as a Sum of Linear Recurrence Sequences. Fibonacci Quarterly. 2(50), 99-105.

##### Press

- EIN News: Quantum Computing and the Generalized Knapsack Code
- Phys.org: Mathematician breaks down how to defend against quantum computing attacks
- WSU News: Mathematicians build code to take on toughest cyber attacks
- The Spokesman Review: Quantum leap: WSU grad student, adviser craft next-level cybersecurity code

##### Research Presentations

**International Conference on the Fibonacci Numbers**, June 2016, University of Caen, France**Quantum Science Symposium**, September 2015, Cambridge, Massachusetts**International Conference on the Fibonacci Numbers**, July 2014, Rochester, New York**National Security Agency**, April 2013, Fort Meade, Maryland**Institute for Defense Analysis**, June 2012, Bowie, Maryland**Western Number Theory Conferences**, December 2010,2011,2013, Orem, UT; Monterey, CA

**International Conference on the Fibonacci Numbers**, July 2010, Morelia, Mexico**National GK-12 Summit**, March 2010, Washington D.C.

##### Summer Workshops

- Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Summer 2010, Berkeley, CA

##### Awards and Honors

- Nancy J. Robertson Fellow, 2010 - 2011
- NSF STEM Fellow, 2008-2010
- NSF GK-12 Fellow, 2005-2006
- USC Renaissance Scholar, 2004
- USC Trustee Scholar, 1999-2004

##### Teaching Experience

- Mathematical Reasoning and Proof

- Calculus I, II, III
- PreCalculus
- Exploring Mathematics
- "Upward Bound" Summer Program