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University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics  (June 1990)      Major: Harmonic Analysis, Minor: Probability Theory

  • D.A. in Mathematics    (May 1997)      Major: Mathematics Education, Minor: Applied Statistics

  • M.S. in Mathematics   (June 1986)      Major: Applied Mathematics

  • Honors                         (1989-1990)      Fellowship - U.S. Department of Education/UIC - Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science


San Jose State University, San Jose, California

  • M.S.  in Engineering     (1971)                Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Minor: Mathematics


University of California at Berkeley

  • B.S. in Engineering       (1967)                Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Minor: Mathematics


Mathematics Genealogy



Richard J. Daley College, Chicago, Illinois

Distinguished Professor of Mathematics


Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Adjunct Professor of Mathematics

California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, California

Visiting Full Time Mathematics Faculty (1990-1991)


University of Southern California (USC)

Adjunct Mathematics Faculty (1990-1991)


Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, California

Adjunct Mathematics Faculty (1990-1991)

Tehran Technical College, Tehran, Iran

Full Time Mathematics Faculty (1979-1981)


Chicago State University, Chicago, Illinois

Lecturer in Mathematics (1974-1979 & 1981-1982)


Central YMCA Community College, Chicago, Illinois

Mathematics Instructor (1974-1979)


Chicago Technical College, Chicago, Illinois

Mathematics Instructor (1974-1976)



I  have served as active member of several committees, including the Faculty Council; Curriculum Committee; Rank and Promotion Committee; Budget Committee; Electronics Technology Advisory Committee; Nursing General Education Advisory Council; Project Upward Bound Committee; Dean of Instruction and Dean of Students Selection Committees; UIC/CCC Math Articulation Committee;  College NCA Steering Committee; Institutional Effectiveness Committee; Assessment Committee; Strategic Planning Committee; Engineering Science Advisory Council, and College Leadership Team. I modernized and supervised the Mathematics Laboratory (1987-1996), developed curricula (Technical Mathematics, Mathematics for Elementary Teachers Sequence I & II, and Honors Discrete Mathematics). I also served as the Chair of the Mathematics Department for fifteen years.


Professional Organizations

  • American Mathematical Society  (AMS)                           

  • American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC)       

  • Mathematical Association of America  (MAA)                 

  • Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM)

  • American Educational Research Association  (AERA)

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