Simon Smith’s Profile

Faculty
active 3 years, 10 months ago
Simon Smith
Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Mathematics
Office Location
N825
Academic interests

Mathematics, group theory, graph theory, combinatorics

Bio

PhD: Oxford University
Undergrad: Imperial College London

I worked on what in America is called Wall Street, as a quant and then as a trader, leaving to become a professor in 2009.

My Courses

Prof. Smith’s M1275 College Algebra and trigonometry, in Fall 2014

Prof. Smith’s M1275 College Algebra and trigonometry, in Fall 2014

Learn how to solve quadratic equations, systems of linear equations, and exponential and logarithmic functions. You’ll also get to learn some trigonometry, including identities, equations and solutions of triangles. To do well in this course: practice, practice and practice some more.

Prof. Smith’s M1275 College Algebra and trigonometry, in Spring 2013

Prof. Smith’s M1275 College Algebra and trigonometry, in Spring 2013

Learn how to solve quadratic equations, systems of linear equations, and exponential and logarithmic functions. You’ll also get to learn some trigonometry, including identities, equations and solutions of triangles. To do well in this course: practice, practice and practice some more.

Prof. Smith’s M1175 Fundamentals of Mathematics, in Fall 2014

Prof. Smith’s M1175 Fundamentals of Mathematics, in Fall 2014

Learn how to solve problems, think logically and use creativity to solve mathematical puzzles. To do well in this course: practice, practice and practice some more!

My Projects

WeBWorK Working Group

WeBWorK Working Group

This group is for faculty who are participating in the rollout of WeBWorK. We are working together to: Create instructional documents for the WeBWorK end-users (both faculty and students), Develop creative problems for core Math courses, Evolve existing problems in order to enhance their educational value to students, Streamline the management of the WeBWorK system, Provide technical support and respond to user feedback in order to improve everyone’s experience of WeBWorK.

New Faculty @City Tech, 2012

New Faculty @City Tech, 2012

This is an online space where new faculty can network, collaborate on projects, share experiences, advice, research, and teaching materials.

My Clubs

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