Winston Ou

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Department: Mathematics
Office Address: Miller 205
Office Phone: (909) 607-1794
Personal Website:
Winston Ou

Academic History

  • A.B., Princeton University, Mathematics (magna cum laude)
  • S.M., Ph.D., University of Chicago, Mathematics

Areas of Expertise

Harmonic analysis, mathematical imaging

Selected Research and Publications

  • Near-Symmetry in A∞ and Refined Jones Factorization,” Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, 136 (2008), 3239-3245.
  • “Irregularity of Distributions and Multiparameter Ap weights,” Uniform Distribution Theory, 5 (2010), 131-139.
  • “A Simple Proof of the k-plane Ridgelet Reconstruction Formula of Candès and Donoho,” East Journal on Approximations, Volume 16, Number 3 (2010), 193-201.

Awards and Honors

  • Scripps College Professor of the Year, 2010.
  • Fulbright Scholar Alternate (2004)
  • Nominated for Indiana University ""Students' Choice"" Outstanding Teacher Award (2003,2004)
  • Nominated for AΛΔ Honor Society Teaching Award (2002)
  • Nominated four times for Physical Sciences Division Teaching Award at University of Chicago (1995, 1998, 1999, 2001)
  • NSF Graduate Fellowship


  • Lecturer, University of Chicago (1993-2001);
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Indiana University (2001-2004);
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Purdue University (2004-2005);
  • Visiting Researcher, COE (Keio University) (2005);
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications (2005-2006).

Courses Taught

  • Calculus (single and multi-variable, standard and honors);
  • Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences;
  • Linear Algebra;
  • Vector Calculus;
  • Complex Analysis;
  • Several Complex Variables;
  • Ordinary Differential Equations I and II;
  • Principles of Real Analysis I;
  • Real Analysis: Measure and Integral;
  • AISS Complementary "Subcalculus" Seminar;
  • Core I: Culture, Knowledge, and Representation

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