1. Introduction
Fractional Calculus, Optimization and Algebra Research Group (FCOARG) is funded by Ton DucThang University (TDTU) and belongs to Faculty of Mathematics and Statistics. FCOARG focuses on the objective of applying fractional calculus, optimization and algebra to science and engineering
2. Mission and vision
FCOARG’s mission is to publish highquality international scientific papers with the aim of making great contributions to the society. As a part of the Faculty of Mathematics and Statistics of TDTU, the group will also develop scientific research, training and researcher quantity.
3. Research topics
 Fractional calculus
 Orthogonal functions and polynomial series
 Calculus of variations and optimal control
 Hybrid functions and wavelets
 Optimal errorcorrecting codes
 Commutative algebra
 Symbolicnumeric computation
 Differentialdifference algebra
 Computational algebraic geometry
4. Current members
Dr. Mohsen Razzaghi Positions:  Head of Fractional Calculus, Optimization and Algebra Research Group, Faculty of Mathematics and Statistics, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam  Professor of Mathematics, Mississippi State University, Mississippi, USA  Head of Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Mississippi State University, Mississippi, USA Areas of expertise: Optimal control, applications of orthogonal functions in dynamical systems, and fractional calculus Research track record:  ISI papers: 136  Total ISI citations: 2069  ISI Hindex: 25 Top ISI journals:


Dr. Phan Thanh Toan Positions:  Member of Fractional Calculus, Optimization and Algebra Research Group, Faculty of Mathematics and Statistics, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam  Lecturer, Faculty of Mathematics and Statistics, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Areas of expertise: Optimal errorcorrecting codes, commutative algebra 

Dr. Thieu N. Vo Positions:  Member of Fractional Calculus, Optimization and Algebra Research Group, Faculty of Mathematics and Statistics, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam  Lecturer, Faculty of Mathematics and Statistics, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Areas of expertise: Computer algebra, symbolicnumeric computation, algebraic theory for differentialdifference equations, constructive algebraic geometry 