Thomas Smith, PHD

Thomas Smith, PHD

Professor

Department : Mathematics

Email : thomas.smith@manhattan.edu

Phone : 718-862-7427

Office : RLC 201B

Education

PHD, New York University
MA, Columbia University
BA, St. John's University

Research

Using the Computer Algebra System Maple to Enhance a First Course in Partial Differential Equations.

Professional Experience

Registered Tax Practitioner (Federal and New York)

Publications & Professional Activities

Publications:

  • “Computer Literacy at Manhattan College”,  with C. Stolze, Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, Vol. 3, No, 5, May 1988
  • “Networking Micros for Instructional Support”, Transitions, No. 10, 1987.
  • “The Development of Computer Resources at Manhattan College”, Manhattan Scientist, 1985.

Conference Papers:

  • “Using Maple in the Calculus Sequence”, with P. Tiffany, C. Stolze, and K. Weld, Proceedings of the ASCUE Conference, June, 1994
  • “Comparison of Database Systems”, Proceedings of the ASCUE Conference, June, 1993.
  • “A Computer-Based First Course in Differential Equations”, with C. Stolze & K. Weld, Proceedings of the ASCUE Conference, June, 1993.
  • “A Laboratory Component for CS1”, with C. Stolze, Proceedings of the ASCUE Conference, June 1992.
  • “Corvus Omninet at Manhattan College”, Proceedings of the Third Annual Eastern Small Colleges Computing Conference”, 1987 

 

Honors & Awards

  • Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, 1959 – 60.

Professional Memberships

  • Mathematical Association of America
  • Sigma Xi

Other

Teaching  LLRN 102 - Classical Origins of Western Culture (part of the core for Arts and Science students)

Courses Taught/Teaching

MATH 103      Calculus I
MATH 103      Calculus I (Honors)
MATH 104      Calculus II
MATH 209      Honors Calculus III
MATH 308      Partial Differential Equations
MATH 314      Analysis II