Azhana Ahmad
Dr. Azhana Ahmad 
Profile
Overview: Dr Azhana Ahmad is a senior lecturer in pure mathematics. She joined School of Mathematical Sciences, USM in 2008. Her main interest is in pgroups particularly on computing the conjugacy classes and order classes for some of the groups. She uses Groups, Algorithms, and Programming (GAP) software in her research.
Selected publications:

Research Interest:
Giant’s causeway, Northern Ireland 
Teaching & Supervision
Teaching
No.  Course Code  Course Name 
MAA111  Algebra for science students  
MSS212  Further Linear Algebra  
MSS311  Modern Algebra  
MSS418  Discrete Mathematics  
MAA101  Calculus for science students 
Supervision
Level  Name  Title 
Doctorate 
Bilal Naseer AlHasanat 
Some results on conjugacy classes and order classes of some groups 
Masters 
Nurul Emyza Ahmad Zahidi 
Some minimum counterexamples in group theory 
Research
Research Grants 

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List of publications:
Published papers:
 A.Sadeghi, A. Izani Md. Ismail, A. Ahmad, A Special Newton Iteration for Computing Inverse Matrix Roots, Journal of Applied and Computational Mathematics, 2011, 10, 3, 472483.
 A. Sadeghi, A. Izani Md. Ismail, A. Ahmad, Computing the pth roots of a matrix with repeated eigenvalues, Applied Mathematical Sciences, 2011, 5, 5356.
 Azhana Ahmad, Arturo Magidin and Robert Fitzgerald Morse, Two generator pgroups of nilpotency class 2 and their conjugacy classes, Publicationes Mathematicae Debrecen, 2012, 81, 12, 145166
 A. Sadeghi, Ahmad I.M. Ismail, A. Ahmad, M.E. Abbasnejad, A Note on Solving the Fuzzy Sylvester Matrix Equation, Journal of Computational Analysis and Applications, 2013, 15, 1, 1022.
 AlHasanat, B. N., Ahmad, A., Sulaiman, H., Ababneh, F., Order classes of symmetric groups, Int. J. Appl. Math. 2013, 4, 501510.
 Roslan Hasni, Azhana Ahmad and Fetryah Mustapha, Chromatic equivalence of K_4  homeomorphs with girth 9, International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, 2012, 81, 1, 347357.
Conference Proceedings:
 A. Ahmad, R.F. Morse and N.H. Sarmin, The number of conjugacy classes for groups of type 2 of 2generator pgroups of nilpotency class 2, Proceedings of the 3^{rd} IMTGT Regional Conference on Mathematics, Statistics and Applications (IMTGT 2007), The Gurney Hotel, Penang, Malaysia, 56 December 2007, pp 811.
 A. Ahmad and N.H. Sarmin, Irreducible representations of 2generator pgroups of nilpotency class 2, Proceedings of 13^{th} Mathematicals Sciences National Conference (SKSM13), Hotel Holiday Villa, Alor Star, Kedah, Malaysia, 31 May2 June 2005, pp 646650.
 Bilal AlHasanat, Azhana Ahmad, and Hajar Sulaiman, Order classes of dihedral groups, AIP Conference Proceedings, 2014, 1605, 551 (doi: 10.1063/1.4887648)
Others
Interest & Hobbies – I love oil painting and enjoy baking.
Conferences
 A. Ahmad and N.H. Sarmin, Irreducible representations of 2generator 2groups of nilpotency class 2, Simposium Kebangsaan Sains Matematik ke 12 (SKSM12), Universiti Islam Antarabangsa, Gombak, Selangor, Malaysia, 2324 December 2004.
 N.H. Sarmin and A. Ahmad, Irreducible representations of some twogroups, Asian Mathematical Conference 2005 (AMC 2005), National University of Singapore, 2023 July 2005.
 A. Ahmad and N.H. Sarmin, Order classes of some twogenerator pgroups of nilpotency class 2, The 2^{nd} IMTGT Regional Conference on Mathematics, Statistics and Applications (IMTGT 2006), The Gurney Hotel, Penang, Malaysia, 1315 June 2006.
 A. Ahmad, R.F. Morse and N.H. Sarmin, On the conjugacy classes of 2generator pgroups of class 2, Zassenhaus 2007 Group Theory Conference, Saint Louis University, Missouri, USA, 1618 March 2007.
 A. Ahmad, R.F. Morse, N.H. Sarmin and S. Ahmad, On counting the number of conjugacy classes of 2generator pgroups of nilpotency class 2, 2^{nd} International Conference on Mathematical Sciences (ICOMS 2007), Ibnu Sina Institute, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2829 May 2007.
 A. Ahmad, R.F. Morse, A. Magidin and N.H. Sarmin, Counting the number of conjugacy classes for 2generator pgroups of nilpotency class 2, Conference on Computational Group Theory and Cohomology, Harlaxton College, Grantham, UK, 48 August 2008.
 A. Magidin, R.F. Morse and A. Ahmad, A new classification of the 2generated pgroups of class 2, Special Session on Computational Group Theory, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1719 October 2008.
 A. Ahmad and R.F. Morse, The order classes for 2generator pgroups of class 2, The 30th Ohio State  Denison Mathematics Conference, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, May 2123, 2010.
 A. Ahmad and R.F. Morse, Order classes for some 2generator pgroups of class 2, Simposium Kebangsaan Sains Matematik ke 21 (SKSM19), Universiti Teknologi MARA Permatang Pauh, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, 911 November 2011.
 Bilal AlHasanat, Azhana Ahmad, and Hajar Sulaiman, Simposium Kebangsaan Sains Matematik ke 21 (SKSM21), Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, 68 November 2013.
Bodies & Professional – Whole life membership of Persatuan Sains Matematik Malaysia (PERSAMA)