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Jack Narayan, Mathematics Department, Ph.D
 
State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego NY 13126-3599 - Phone: 315.312.2672

Dr. Jack Y. Narayan

209 Snygg Hall, SUNY Oswego

Oswego, NY 13126

narayan@oswego.edu

 

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

September 1970 to present       Distinguished Teaching Professor,

Department of Mathematics, SUNY at Oswego

July 2000 to August 3, 2004     Dean, Graduate Studies and Research, SUNY at Oswego

July 1995 to June 2000 Interim Dean, Graduate Studies and Research, SUNY at Oswego

Sept. 1990 to Aug. 3, 2004      Director of Research and Sponsored Programs, SUNY at Oswego 

September 1980 to 1990          Adjunct Professor, School of Management, Syracuse University.

September 1984 to 1985          Visiting Professor, Syracuse University.

September 1977 to 1978          Visiting Professor of Mathematics, University of Arizona.

September 1968 to 1970          Instructor of Mathematics, Lehigh University.

September 1959 to 1963          Mathematics Teacher, government of Guyana.

 

EDUCATION

1966-1970       Ph.D. Mathematics, 1970 Lehigh University

1963-1966             B.S. Honors, Mathematics, Mount Allison University, New Brunswick, Canada

ORGANIZATIONS 

            MAA

            National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

            Mathematical Education Reform Network (MER)

            Sigma Xi

Honors/Awards/Grants:

            Phi Delta Kappa International Educator of the Year Award, 2000.

Alpha Phi Alpha Martin Luther King Award, 1994.

            Nontraditional Student Outstanding Faculty Award, 1992.

The Robert Shaw Award for the best paper presented at the Southern Marketing Assoc. Conf., 1988. 

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor, 1988.

            The President's Award for Scholarly and Creative Activity and Research, Oswego, 1987.

            Beta Gamma Sigma Outstanding Faculty Award, Syracuse University, Spring, 1986.

            Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, SUNY Oswego, 1981.

 

Areas of Teaching Proficiency

 

Statistics, Probability, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Calculus, Real and Complex Analysis, Numerical Analysis, Discrete Mathematics, Time Series Analysis, Pre-calculus, Problem solving using the computer, Quality Control, Mathematics Education.

 

Grants

 

NSF

$64,712.00

9/1/1991

2/28/1993

Instrument and Laboratory Improvement

 

MAA

$2,550.00

3/1/1992

3/30/1994

Strengthening Unrepresentative Minorities in

Mathematics (SUMMA)

 

MILLER

$25,000.00

4/1/1993

3/31/1994

Young Scholars Program: Project Fun Learn

 

TOPS Market

$200.00

5/1/1993

4/30/1995

Physical Science Workshop for Elementary

School Teachers

 

NY. State Ed.

$2,400.00

7/1/1993

8/31/1994

Young Scholars Program: Project Fun Learn

 

NSF

$69,140.00

3/1/1994

7/31/1995

Young Scholars Program

Explorations in Mathematics and Physics

 

Martin Marietta

$1,500.00

5/15/1994

5/15/1997

Young Scholar Program Supplement

 

NSF

$19,706.00

9/1/1993

3/31/1996

Instrument and Laboratory Improvement

 

NSF

$70,444.00

3/1/1994

7/31/1995

Explorations in Mathematics and Physics

 

NY. State Ed.

$75,000.00

7/1/1994

6/30/1995

CSTEP Freshman Program

 

NSF

$46,415.00

5/15/1995

5/15/1997

Integration of Workshop Approaches into the

 Teaching of Math to a Diverse Student

 Population & SUNY Faculty Coalition

 

NY. State Ed.

$2,400.00

9/15/1994

6/30/1995

Young Scholars Program: Explorations in

 Mathematics and Physics

 

NSF

$47,500.00

5/1/1996

4/30/1998

Integration of Workshop Approaches into the

 Teaching of Math to a Diverse Student

 Population & SUNY Faculty Coalition

 

NSF

$74,852.00

3/1/1996

7/31/1997

Young Scholars Program:

Explorations in Mathematics and Physics

 

NY. State Ed.

$68,000.00

7/1/1995

6/30/1996

CSTEP Freshman Program

 

NY. State Ed.

$2,400.00

9/15/1995

6/30/1996

Young Scholars Program

Explorations in Mathematics and Physics

 

MULTI/OCSB

$400.00

2/1/1996

1/31/1997

Young Scholar Program Supplement

 

KEY BANK

$400.00

5/1/1996

4/30/1998

Young Scholar Program Supplement

 

NSF

$93,915.00

5/1/1996

4/30/1997

Young Scholars Program:

Explorations in Mathematics and Physics

 

 

NY. State Ed.

$68,000.00

7/1/1996

6/30/1997

CSTEP Freshman Program

 

NSF

$37,033.00

5/15/1997

5/14/1998

Implementing Modern Curricula in Linear

 Algebra & ODE in an Interactive Learning

Environment: A NYS Coalition Project

 

OCSB

$400.00

11/1/1996

10/31/1997

Young Scholar Program Supplement

 

NSF

$32,967.00

5/15/1997

5/14/1999

Implementing Modern Curricula in Linear

Algebra & ODE in an Interactive Learning

Environment: A NYS Coalition Project

 

NSF

$11,000.00

4/1/1997

3/31/1998

Long Island Consortium for Math, Science

 Throughout the Curriculum

 

NY. State Ed.

$68,000.00

7/1/1997

6/30/1998

CSTEP Freshman Program

 

OCSB

$1,000.00

2/1/1996

1/31/2000

Young Scholar Program Supplement

 

NSF

$115,256.00

4/1/1999

3/31/2002

Research Experiences in Meteorology-Integration

of Science, Math & Technology (REM-SMT)

 

NY. State Ed.

$68,000.00

7/1/1998

6/30/1999

CSTEP Freshman Program

 

ORACLE

$1,000.00

11/1/1998

10/30/1999

Oswego Young Scholars Program

 

NASA/NOVA

$25,000

 

 

Project NOVA

 

NSF

$200,000.00

6/1/98

5/31/2000

SUNY Oswego Institution Wide Reform of Science

 Math & Tech Initiatives

 

NSF

$199,979.00

5/1/1999

4/30/2001

Multicampus Science, Mathematics and

 Technology Reform

 

 

CARRIER Corp

 

$1,000.00

 

2/1/2000

 

1/31/2002

Young Scholars: Explorations in Mathematics

& Science Summer Program

 

NY. State Ed.

$90,000.00

7/1/1999

6/30/2000

CSTEP Freshman Program

 

OCSB

$4,750.00

2/1/1996

1/31/2001

Young Scholar Program Supplement

 

NASA/IDEAS

$10,000.00

7/1/2000

6/30/2002

Science, Mathematics and Technology

 

NSF

$104,985.00

5/1/1999

4/30/2001

Research Experiences in Meteorology-Integration

 of Science, Math & Technology (REM-SMT)

 

NY. State Ed.

$90,000.00

7/1/2000

6/30/2001

CSTEP Freshman Program

 

GIFFORD

$11,099.00

5/1/2001

4/31/02

Science, Mathematics and Technology (SMT)

 

MULTI Sponsors

$1,250.00

2/1/1996

1/31/2002

Young Scholar Program Supplement

 

MULTI Sponsors

$1,750.00

2/1/1996

1/31/2002

Young Scholar Program Supplement

 

NSF/CSEMS

$135,000.00

8/1/2001

7/31/2004

Computer Science & Mathematics Scholarship

Program

 

CCHE

$10,000.00

10/1/2001

9/30/2002

Rethinking the Preparation for Calculus

 

NY. State Ed.

$70,990.00

7/1/2001

6/30/2002

CSTEP Freshman Program

 

NSF

$99,165.00

8/1/2001

11/30/2003

Rethinking the Preparation for Calculus

 

NSF

$95,019.00

5/1/1999

4/30/2005

Research Experiences in Meteorology-Integration

of Science, Math & Technology (REM-SMT)

 

NSF/CSEMS

$135,000.00

8/1/2001

7/31/2004

Computer Science & Mathematics Scholarship

Program

 

NY. State Ed.

$90,000.00

7/1/2002

6/30/2003

CSTEP Freshman Program

 

NY. State Ed.

$11,816.00

7/1/2002

6/30/2003

Special Legislative Project

 

NY. State Ed.

$90,000.00

7/1/2003

6/30/2004

CSTEP Freshman Program

 

DOEd/McNair

$190,216.00

10/1/2003

9/30/2007

The Ronald E McNair Postbaccalaureate Program

 

MAA(NSF)/PMET

$14,000.00

2/1/2003

1/31/2004

Preparing Mathematicians to Educate Teachers

 

MAA(NSF)/PMET

$8,000.00

2/1/2004

1/30/2005

Preparing Mathematicians to Educate Teachers

 

NY. State Ed.

$90,000.00

7/1/2003

6/30/2004

CSTEP Freshman Program

 

NSF/CSEMS

$99,000.00

9/1/2003

8/31/2007

Computer Science/Mathematics Scholarship

 Pgm (CoSMoS)

 

MAA(NSF)/PMET

$80,185.00

6/2/2004

6/1/2005

PMET Summer Workshop 2004

 

DOEd/McNair

$220,000.00

10/1/2004

9/30/2005

The Ronald E McNair Postbaccalaureate Program

 

NY. State Ed.

$95,000.00

7/1/2004

6/30/2005

CSTEP Freshman Program

 

NSF/CSEMS

$99,000.00

8/1/2004

7/30/2005

Computer Science/Mathematics Scholarship

 Pgm (CoSMoS)

 

Total

 

$3,444,370

 

 

 

 

           

Publications:

 

Cahill, N. D, D'Errico J. R., Narayan D. A, and J. Y. Narayan, Fibonacci Determinants, College Mathematics Journal 33, No. 3, (2002) 221-225.

Narayan, J.,Gordon, S., and D. Narayan, Rethinking the Preparation for Calculus, MAA FOCUS, Vol 22, No 3, (2002).

Narayan, J. and D. Narayan, Rethinking Precalculus, to appear in MAA Notes (2005).

Narayan, Jack, et. al., “A SUNY Faculty Coalition with a Focus on Faculty Enhancement, Methods to Increase Student Learning, and Course and Curriculum Development,” MER, 1997.

Narayan, Jack, and Kossegi et. al., “Teaching Business Calculus for Conceptual Understanding: A Multidisciplinary Approach Integrating Assessment, Cooperative Learning, and Technology,” Problem Solving Across The Curriculum, Proceedings, 1995.

Narayan, Jack, and Evelyn Livoti, “Cooperative Learning In a Differential Equations Course: Impressions of Instructor and Students,” Problem Solving Across The Curriculum, Proceedings, 1995.

Barber, Frederick, and Jack Narayan, “Technology, Cooperative Learning and Assessment in the Teaching of Ordinary Differential Equations,” PRIMUS, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Vol. 4, No. 4, December 1994.

Matthews, D, Narayan, Jack, and Schwingendorf, K., “Using Maple as a Programming Language in Calculus,” The Proceedings of the Seventh International Technology Conference, Orlando, Nov. 1994.

Narayan, Jack, “Integrating Cooperative Learning and Assessment,” Collaborative Learning: A Source Book For Higher Education, Vol. II. Teaching, Learning, & Assessment, 1994.

Narayan, Jack and Philip Downum, “Experiences in Continuous Assessment,” Proceedings of SUNY-Wide Conference on Assessment in Areas of English and Mathematics-Faculty Perspectives: Sharing Ideas on Assessment, SUNY University Plaza, Albany, October 1993.

Narayan, Jack , “Piloting the Purdue Calculus Project,” Proceedings of the conference on Instructional Technologies at SUNY Oneonta, May 27-28, 1992.

Narayan, Jack and Drew Narayan, “Problem Solving in Computer Environments,” Proceedings of the Third Annual National Conference “Problem Solving Across The Curriculum” at Wells College, June 18-20, 1992.

Graci, Craig, Narayan, Jack, and Randy Odendahl, “Children, Chunking and Computing,” Journal of Computer and Childhood Education, 1992.

Aksu,Celal and Jack Narayan, “Forecasting with Vector ARMA and State Space Methods,” International Journal of Forecasting. 1991, Vol. 7, p. 17 – 30. 

Graci, Craig and Jack Narayan, “Systems to Grow With Versus Systems to Grow Into,” Proceedings of The Third International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, November 1990.

Narayan, Jack and John Considine, “Intervention Analysis to Assess the Impact of Price Changes on Ridership in a Transit System: A Case Study.” The Logistic and Transportation Review, March 1989, Vol. 25, Number 1.

Graci, Craig, Narayan, Jack and Randy Odendahl, “Bunny Numerics, A Number Theory Microworld,” Springer-Verlag, 1989.

Narayan, Jack and John Considine, “Assessment of the Impact of Fare Increases in a Transit System using Intervention Analysis,” The Journal of Business Research, 1989.

Krishnamurthi, Laksham, Narayan, Jack, and S. P. Raj, “Intervention Analysis using Control Series and Exogenous Variables in a Transfer Function Model: A Case Study,” International Journal of Forecasting, 1989, Vol. 5, p. 21-27.

Narayan, Jack and Gilbert Stengle, “A Nonlinear Scattering Problem,” Ann. Inst. Henri Poincare, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1986, p. 1-53.

Faculty Enhancement Workshops Directed

 Preparing Mathematicians to Educate Teachers, SUNY Oswego, June 12-24, 2005

Preparing Mathematicians to Educate Teachers, SUNY Oswego, June 6-18, 2004

Preparing Mathematicians to Educate Teachers, SUNY Potsdam, June, 2003. (Assisted Director Ed Dubinsky)

Implementing Student Active Learning Strategies In The Undergraduate Mathematics Curriculum, St. John Fisher, Rochester, New York, April 28-31, 2000.

Mathematical Modeling and Instructional Strategies, SUNY Oswego, Oswego, New York, May 24-27, 1999.

Modern Technology Workshops for High School Teachers, funded by SUNY Central and SUNY Oswego, 1995 – 2000.

Undergraduate Faculty Enhancement (UFE), Spring 98, Albany New York:  “Interdisciplinary Projects in Mathematics and Science.”  Participants from New York State.

Undergraduate Faculty Enhancement (UFE), Spring 98, Albany New York:  “Interdisciplinary 97, SUNY Oswego:  “Implementing Modern Curricula in Ordinary Differential Equations and Linear Algebra in an Interactive Learning Environment.”

Undergraduate Faculty Enhancement 96, SUNY Oswego:  “Integration of Workshop Approaches Into the Teaching of Mathematics to a Diverse Student Population.” Participants selected from 29 SUNY schools.

Undergraduate Faculty Enhancement 95, SUNY Oswego:  “Integration of Workshop Approaches Into the Teaching of Mathematics to a Diverse Student Population.” Participants limited to faculty from 13 SUNY two and four-year schools.

 

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