Ph.D. Mathematics. (Group
Theory), Dec. 1983, Binghamton Univ.
M. A. Mathematics.(minor
in Statistics), May 1980, Binghamton
Engineering, March 1976, Faculty of Eng. Tehran
Univ. Tehran, Iran.
9/96-8/97 Cornell Univ.
9/91-present, SUNY Potsdam
Professor,9/99-present, Clarkson Univ.
9/86-9/91, SUNY Potsdam
9/83-9/86, SUNY Potsdam
1/79-5/83, Binghamton Univ.
11/77-8/78, French-Iranian, Design Eng. Co.,
NSF Grant, 1999-2004, to
Direct the Clarkson/Potsdam Institute for
Undergraduate Research Experience
NSF Grant, 1997-1998, to
NSA Grant (2000-2001, to
NSF Grant, 2000-2001, to
expand CPIURE to include high school
Office of Educational
Partnership Grants, 2000-2001 to expand CPIURE for
high school teachers
University(Germany) Grant (Dec. 1993 & Dec.
1995, Summer 1996 & Summer 1998) to travel to
potsdam Germany to collaborate with faculty members
at Potsdam University(Germany)
Grant,1992-1998 (six different grants), to do
research, and to involve undergraduates in
Publications/Submissions in Mathematics
Subgroups of Biautomatic Groups," International
Journal of Algebra and Computation,
"The Order of Normal form
Hypersubstitutions of Type (2)," Discussiones
Mathematicae, 20(2000) 183-192. (Joint with K.
"Lattice Isomorphic Mixed
Abelian Groups," Arch. Math, Vol. 60, 327-329
(1993). (Joint with J. Poland).
Abelian Groups," Arch. Math., Vol. 58,
220-230(1992). (Joint with J.Poland).
"A Classification of
2-Generator 2-Groups with many Subgroups
2-Subnormal," Communications in Algebra, 15 (4),
"On Groups with every
Subgroup 2-Subnormal," Arch. Math., Vol. 47,
"A Classification of
2-Generator, p-groups, p33, with many
Arch. Math. 43, (1984) pp. 97-107.
"A Special Class of
Three-Engel Groups," Arch. Math. 40, (1983),
Potsdam Research Experience for
(REU)," Proceeding of American Mathematical
Society Conference on
Undergraduate Research, 1999.
"On Attracting Mathematics
Majors," News letter, Humanistic
Mathematics Network, Journal
# 8, July 1993.
a book on application of mathematics to
Working on a paper on
Twenty two years of
pedagogical experience at Binghamton University,
Cornell University, Clarkson University, and SUNY
Potsdam. I have taught mathematics courses at the
graduate, upper undergraduate, and lower
undergraduate levels. I have also taught
mathematics courses for non-mathematics majors (for
more detail see Teaching Philosophy).
Guided more than seventeen
(17) independent study courses at the graduate
level for BA/MA students at SUNY Potsdam and
graduate students at Clarkson University (for more
detail see Teaching Philosophy).
Honors, Awards, &
Some Other Activities
speaker: Clarkson University, SUNY Albany, Carleton
University (Ottawa), Queens University (Kingston),
Pomona College, Iranian Mathematics conference, and
Potsdam University (Potsdam Germany).
I have been acknowledged
for my contributions to the newly published book,
Cambridge University Press, Conceptual Mathematics,
by W. Lawvere, and S. Schanuel. (Lawvere is an
eminent logician, philosopher, and
I have been acknowledged
for my contribution to the important paper "Central
Quotients of Biautomatic Groups," by Lee Mosher,
A member of Mathematics
Education delegate to China, (Sept 22-Oct7,
A referee for
Undergraduate Poster Session at AMS-MAA annual
meeting, Jan. 2000, Washington D.C.
An elected member of
Council on Undergraduate Research, Jan. 2000-2002.
Visiting Professor at the
Mathematics Department of Cornell
An elected member of Phi
Kappe Phi, 1999-present.
President of Phi Kappe
President's Award for
Excellence in Research & Creative Endeavor,
Potsdam, Germany visitor
awards (to collaborate with mathematics faculty in
Potsdam, Germany), Fall
1993 & 1995 and Summer 1996 &
Visiting Lecturer of The
Mathematical Association of America,
Seven times recipient of
merit awards from SUNY Potsdam.
PDQWL Experience Faculty
Travel Award, Summer 1992 & 1993, Spring 1994
& 1995, Summer 1998, Fall 1999 &
Editor's Choice award in
poetry. National Library of Poetry, Summer
Presented more than 17
talks at national mathematical/mathematics
Assisted SUNY Potsdam with
its fund raising effort. (I received a certificate
in recognition of my outstanding work on the Fall
mini-courses on the use of technology in the
Completed several short
courses in Representation Theory, Scientific
application of Knot Theory, Lie Theory, and Quantum
Reviewed books for
Attended more than forty
mathematics conferences over last ten
and managed many trips for students to mathematical
conferences/to present a talk or their
managed visit of many out side
speakers to SUNY Potsdam to present
Attended three Holiday
Symposiums in Las Cruses, New Mexico focussing on
Fermat's Last Theorem, Lie Theory, and Quantum
Co-sponsor of SUNY Potsdam
mathematics department Pi Mu Epsilon, Sept.
Qualification Examinations in Algebra for Clarkson
Has served on many
committees, and chaired some committees including:
Honors Council, Chairman of Graduate Committee,
elected member of the Departmental Committee,
Hiring Committee, elected member of Chair Hiring
Committee, Honors Council, Human Subject
Institutional Review Board committee, Chair of many
Master Algebra Comprehensive Committees, Chair and
member of many Master Oral Examination Committees,
and recently has been nominated to serve on
Undergraduate Research Council (a national