Ira Gerhardt, PHD

Ira Gerhardt, PHD

Assistant Professor

Department : Mathematics

Email : ira.gerhardt@manhattan.edu

Phone : 718-862-7253

Office : RLC 2FL

Education

PHD, Northwestern University Illino
MS, Northwestern University Illino
BS, Massachusetts Inst. of Tech.

Research

With B. Nelson & M. Taaffe: "QNATS - The Queueing Network Approximator for Time-Dependent Systems."

Professional Experience

Merrill Lynch & Co. – Global Equity Portfolio Trading, New York, NY

Publications & Professional Activities

Publications

“Modeling and simulating non-Poisson arrival processes to facilitate analysis”, with Barry L. Nelson, INFORMS Journal on Simulation, 2011, 5:3–8.
“Transforming renewal processes for simulation of nonstationary arrival processes”, with Barry L. Nelson, INFORMS Journal on Computing, 2009, 21:630–640.

Conference Papers

“Modeling and simulating non-Poisson arrival processes to facilitate analysis”, with Barry L. Nelson, Proc. of the 2009 INFORMS Simulation Society Workshop, 6-8.

Professional Memberships

Sigma Xi, INFORMS, IIE, AMS, SIAM

Other

Operations Research: Stochastic modeling and simulation; game theory; financial modeling and risk.

Mathematics education: Tools for quantifying and enhancing levels of student-readiness for college mathematics courses, specifically in basic arithmetic and algebra skills. Current Project: The ALARM Experiment

Courses Taught/Teaching

MATH 100      Pre Calculus Mathematics
MATH 121      Calculus for the Life Sciences I
MATH 122      Calculus for the Life Sciences II
MATH 201      Calculus III
MATH 325      Linear Algebra II
MATH 420      Probability
MATH 421      Statistical Inference
MATH 469      Independent Study:MultiLinear & Geom Alg
MATH 469      Independent Study:Game Theory

Personal Website

http://home.manhattan.edu/~ira.gerhardt/