# Faculty

## Geoffrey C. Berresford

Professor of Mathematics

B.A., Lawrence UniversityM.S., Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York UniversityPh.D., Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University

### Specialties

Probability Theory, Stochastic Processes, Financial Mathematics

### Publications

- Author, "A Class of Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and the Associated Markov Processes," published in Zeitschrift für Wahrscheinlichkeits-theorie und verwandte Gebiete (later called Probability Theory and Related Fields) (1976)
- Co-author, "Khachiyan’s Algorithm, Part I: A New Solution to Linear Programming Problems" published in BYTE (1980)
- Co-author, "Khachiyan’s Algorithm, Part II: A New Solution to Linear Programming Problems" published in BYTE (1980)
- Author, "The Uniformity Assumption in the Birthday Problem," published in Mathematics Magazine (1980)
- Author, "A Note on Thomson’s Lamp Paradox," published in Analysis (1981)
- Author, "Differential Equations and Root Cellars," published in the UMAP Journal (1981)
- Author, "Cauchy’s Theorem, published in American Mathematical Monthly (1981)
- Co-author, "Public-Key Cryptography," accepted for publication by Science 86
- Author, "Random Walks and Fluctuations," published in the UMAP Journal (1986) and in Tools for Teaching (1986)
- Author, "Runs in Coin Tossing: Randomness Revealed," published in the College Mathematics Journal (2002)
- Author, "A Simpler Proof of a Well-Known Fact," published in American Mathematical Monthly (2008)
- Author, "Calculus with Applications to the Management, Social, Behavioral, and Biomedical Sciences" (1989)
- Author, "Brief Applied Calculus" (1996)
- Co-author, "Brief Applied Calculus" (2nd edition, 2000; 3rd edition, 2003; 4th edition, 2007; 5th edition, 2010)
- Author, "Applied Calculus" (1996)
- Co-author, "Applied Calculus" (2nd edition, 2000; 3rd edition, 2003; 4th edition, 2007; 5th edition, 2010)
- Co-author, "Calculus with Finite Mathematics" (1999; 2nd edition, 2004)
- Co-author, "Finite Mathematics" (2001; 2nd edition, 2004)
- Co-author, "FINITE" (2012)

### Honors/Awards

- Recipient, Outstanding Teacher Award, C.W. Post Aesculapius Society (1995)
- Recipient, Distinguished Service Award, Mathematical Association of America, Metropolitan New York Section (2000)

### Affiliations

- Member, Mathematical Association of America
- Former Chair, Speakers Bureau for the Mathematical Association of America, Metropolitan New York Section (1985-1996)
- Member, American Mathematical Society
- Member, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
- Member, Sigma Xi
- Member, New York Academy of Sciences
- Member, Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability
- Member, Institute of Mathematical Statistics