Mark DeBonis, PHD

Mark DeBonis, PHD

Assistant Professor

Department : Mathematics

Email : mark.debonis@manhattan.edu

Phone : 718-862-7295

Office : RLC 2FL

Education

PHD, University of California Irvin
BS, Other College

Research

My research is in Computational Algebraic Geometry (eg. solving systems of equations of homogeneous degree) and applications of Statistics to Machine Learning.

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor at Manhattan College (2012 - present)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor at Manhattan College (2009 - 2011)
  • Associate Level 3 at Booz Allen Hamilton (2007 - 2009)
  • Technical Sta_ Member at Los Alamos National Laboratory (2005 - 2007)
  • Full-time Lecturer at UC, Irvine (2000 - 2004)
  • Assistant Professor at Community College of Baltimore County, Essex (1998 - 2000)
  • Lecturer at Towson University (1999 - 2000)
  • Lecturer at University of Maryland, Baltimore County (1999).
  • Lecturer at UC, Irvine (1995 - 1998)
  • Instructor at Saddleback Community College (1991 - 1998)
  • Post-Doctoral position at the Mathematical Institute in Florence, Italy (1994 - 1995).
  • Lecturer at UC, Irvine (1991 - 1992)
  • Instructor at the Art Institute of Southern California (1992)

Publications & Professional Activities

  • On a class of doubly transitive omega-stable groups (with Borovik and Nesin) Journal of Algebra, April 15,1994, v. 165 #2, pp. 245-257.
  • CIT-groups of _nite Morley rank (I) (with Borovik and Nesin) Journal of Algebra, April 15, 1994, v. 165#2, pp. 258-272.
  • On split Zassenhaus groups of mixed characteristic and of _nite Morley rank (with Nesin) Journal of the London Mathematical Society, (2) 50 (1994) 430-439.
  • On CN-groups of _nite Morley rank (with Nesin ) Journal of the London Mathematical Society, (2) 50 (1994) 532-546.
  • Construction of omega-one categorical generalized n-gons that do not interpret an in_nite _eld (with Nesin) Journal of Symbolic Logic, June 1998, v. 63 #2
  • Split BN-pairs of rank two and of _nite Morley rank (with Nesin) submitted to Communications in Algebra.
  • An Introduction to Linear Algebra, in preparation.
  • A new class of projective planes (with Nesin), in preparation.
  • Fundamentals of Abstract Algebra, text in preparation.
  • On skew error ellipses, in preparation.
  • Modeling data of unbounded skewness, in preparation.
  • “Direction of Maximal Nth Order Moments” published in International Journal of Mathematics and Statistics Vol. #15, Issue # 2, 2014
  • “Another Way to Solve Multi-polynomial Equations” submitted to ACM Communications in Computer Algebra
  • “Using Skew in Classification” submitted to International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence

Honors & Awards

  • Excellence in Teaching Award at UC, Irvine (2002)
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship (Italian National Council of Research), Math. Institute in Florence, Italy (1994-95).
  • UC, Irvine Math Department's Teacher's Assistant of the Year (1990-91 academic year).
  • Graduate Representative for the Physical Science Steering Committee at UC, Irvine (1988-89 academic year).
  • Regents Scholarship at UC, Irvine, (1986-87 academic year).
  • Elected to Delta Epsilon Chi society upon graduation at Biola University (1984).
  • National Dean's List (1981-84).
  • Biola University Scholarships (1981-84)

Grants

Manhattan College Summer 2014 Research Grant

Other

Painting (gouache and ink), Piano playing and composition (classical, jazz), Novel writing (young adult), Poetry writing

Courses Taught/Teaching

CMPT 464      Machine Learning

MATH 100      Pre Calculus Mathematics

MATH 154      Business Calculus

MATH 185      Calculus I

MATH 186      Calculus II

MATH 187      Calculus I Honors

MATH 188      Calculus II Honors

MATH 272      Linear Algebra I

MATH 285      Calculus III

MATH 286      Differential Equations

MATH 287      Calculus III Honors

MATH 313      Analysis I

MATH 331      Probability

MATH 462      Machine Learning

MATH 491      Nonlinear Optmization


Personal Website

home.manhattan.edu/~mark.debonis