Professor of Mathematics
Contact information: E-mail
Phone: (631) 244-3178
My academic training is in 3 basic areas: first mathematics, followed by education and finally computer science.
Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY
IFRICS II, Certificate in Computer Science
Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M. Ed., An NSF funded project training
Ph.D.'s in Mathematics in Education.
SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
Ph.D., MA, BS
In addition to teaching mathematics I serve as:
- Director of the Computer Science and Mathematical Scholarship Program
- Co Director and Mentor for the Robert Noyce Scholarship Program
- Vice Chair for Four Year Colleges in the Metro NY section of the Mathematical Association of America
My recent publications are in collegiate mathematics education and Number Theory.
Monteferrante, S., Measuring Time:A History of Timekeeping Devices,
Humanities and Technology Review, Vol. 23, fall 2004, pp 35-41.
Monteferrante, S.,Leonardo of Pisa: from Bunny Rabbits to the Bull
Market, accepted for publication in Convergence: An Online Magazine
Where Mathematics, History, and Teaching Interact, MAA Mathematical
Sciences Digital Library, Edited by Victor Katz.
Monteferrante, S.,The MAA in Greece: A Study Tour, Featured Article.
MetroMath Newsletter, Metropolitan NY Section of the Mathematical
Association of America, Feb. 2004 pp11-12, available in pdf at
Monteferrante, S., Abstract: Mathematics of Choice: How did W get elected anyway?, NYSMATYC Region IV Conference, http://www.polar.ncc.edu/~mantell/schedule.html, Oct. 2001.
Monteferrante, S. and Ogg, J., Project Summary Materials/Modules Integrating Aviation Topics with (Reform) Calculus, The MATC Card File, http://matc.siam.org/cardfile/proj_sum.cfm?projnum=86, July 1998.
Monteferrante, S., Blueprint for Technology Implementation, Proceedings of ICTCM8, http://archives.math.utk.edu/ICTCM/, 1995.
Hendel, R.J. and Monteferrante, S., Hofstadter's Conjecture, The Fibonacci Quarterly, Vol. 32, May 1994, 98-101.
Monteferrante, S., Implementation of Calculus Concepts and Computers at Dowling College, Collegiate Microcomputer, Vol. XI (2), May 1993, 95-98
Most recently, I have been making presentations in mathematics of an expository nature for a general audience:
Mediterranean XXVI Conference on International Studies, The Mathematics
of Perspective in Art, Palma de Mallorca, July 6-11, 2004.
Humanities and Technology Annual Conference, Measuring Time: A History
of Timekeeping Devices, Dowling College, Oakdale, NY, Oct. 7-9, 2003.
Mediterranean XXV Conference on International Studies, Spain: The
Gateway to Western Europe for Greek Mathematics, Castellammare di
Stabia, July 1-5, 2003.
Mediterranean XXIV Conference on International Studies, Italian
Mathematicians from Antiquity, Castellammare di Stabia, July 9-14, 2002.
Region IV New York State Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges, "Mathematics of Choice: How did W get elected anyway?", Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY Oct.13, 2001.
Mediterranean XXIII Conference Carthage Tunisia,"Zero and its Roots in the Mediterranean: Much Ado about Nothing", June 26-July 1, 2001.
Mediterranean XXII Conference on International Studies, Mathematics of Choice: Advice to Emerging Democracies, Istanbul, Turkey, July 11-15, 2000.
Mathematics Colloquium, 3rd in the Series, Multi-candidate Election Methods or How Did Jessie "the Mind" Ventura Get Elected Anyway, Dowling College, April 13, 2000.
Mediterranean XXI Conference on International Studies, Leonardo of Pisa: from Bunny Rabbits to the Bull Market, Castellamare di Stabia, July 11-15, 1999.
Mathematics Colloquium, 2nd in the Series, Fibonacci: from Bunny Rabbits to the Bull Market, Dowling College, May 5, 1999.