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Al Strand

Professor of Mathematics
Mathematics, 215 McGregory Hall
p 315-228-7248

Degree

BA, Jamestown College, 1963; MA (1965), PhD (1969), Washington State University

Teaching Experience

Muskingum College; SUNY College of Technology; Vassar College; Hamilton College; Bard College

Specialties

Applied mathematics for the physical sciences; analysis (real, complex and numerical); problem solving

Interests

Finite difference equations, numerical analysis, problem solving, teaching of mathematics

Publications

Vol. I and II, Lecture Guide and Student Notes for Stewart's Calculus (Brooks/Cole, 1992); Vol. I, Lecture Guide and Student Notes for Hungerford's Contemporary Precalculus (Harcourt Brace & Co., 1994)

Professional Experience

Adjunct course director, National Science Foundation Chautauqua-type short course program; consultant, Borland International Inc.

Distinctions

  • Included in the Princeton Review's The Best 300 Professors, 2012
  • Phi Eta Sigma Professor of the Year Award 1992-93