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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2020 School of Arts and Sciences-Newark Academic Programs and Courses Mathematics 640  

Mathematics 640

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Smith Hall



Please consult the department website for updates regarding any changes in course offerings or major requirements.

The major in mathematics is offered at Newark College of Arts and Sciences (NCAS). The minor in mathematics is offered at NCAS and at University College-Newark (UC-N). The major in applied mathematics is offered at NCAS and at UC-N.

Chair: Li Guo

Undergraduate Program Director: David Keys

Elementary Mathematics Coordinator: Robert Puhak


Mark Feighn, Sci.B., Brown; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia

Jane Gilman, B.S., Chicago; Ph.D., Columbia

Li Guo, B.S., Lanzhu (China); M.S., Wuhan (China); Ph.D., Washington

John Loftin, A.B., B.S., Stanford; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard

Zhengyu Mao, B.S., Shanghai Jiaotong; Ph.D., Columbia

Lee Mosher, B.S., Michigan State; Ph.D., Princeton

Ulrich Oertel, B.Sci., Edinburgh; M.A., Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)

Diana Shelstad, B.A., Tasmania (Australia); M.Sci., Monash (Australia); Ph.D., Yale

Jacob Sturm, B.S., Columbia; Ph.D., Princeton

Associate Professors:

William F. Keigher, B.A., Montclair State College; A.M., Ph.D., Illinois

C. David Keys, B.S., Louisiana State; M.S., Ph.D., Chicago

John Randall, B.A., Sidney Sussex College (Cambridge); M.Sc., Ph.D., Warwick 

Ioannis Sakellaridis, Dipl. Eng., National Technical University of Athens; Ph.D., Stanford

Robert Sczech, Diplom, Dr. Nat., Bonn (Germany)

Patrick Shafto, Henry Rutgers Term Chair in Data Science

Xiaowei Wang, B.S., Wuhan (China); Ph.D., Brandeis

Assistant Professor:

Anastasiia Tsvietkova


Yusuf Abdi, B.S., M.S., City College of New York; Ed.D., Rutgers

Fatiha Assadipour, B.S., Algerian Institute of Technology

Leon Malloy, M.B.A., Rutgers

Pallavi Parekh, B.S., Calcutta (India); M.S., Indian Institute of Technology

Robert Puhak, B.S., Pennsylvania State; M.A., Villanova; Ph.D., Lehigh

Veronica Zhang, B.S., Rutgers; M.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology

General Policies

Successful completion of 106, 107, 108, 109, or any higher-level math course with a grade of C or better fulfills the university math proficiency requirement for graduation. Mathematics courses must be taken each semester until the university mathematics proficiency requirement is met.

Mathematics courses up to 135 must be taken sequentially. Once such a math course is successfully completed with a grade of C or better, a student cannot repeat the same course or take a lower-level math course for degree credit.

Prerequisites for all courses offered by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science must be passed with a C or better.


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