Dr. Robert Rogers, distinguished teaching professor of mathematics at SUNY Fredonia.

Dr. Robert Rogers, distinguished teaching professor of mathematics at SUNY Fredonia, discussed what connects seemingly diverse topics such as theoretical chemistry, internet security, kidney stone treatment, satellite dishes, and credit cards on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in DePaul Hall on the Niagara University campus. Dr. Rogers explored the mathematics behind these topics, which involves only drawing, counting, numbers, some geometry, and some imagination.

Dr. Rogers is a board member of the New York State STEM Education Collaborative and co-author of the SUNY Open Textbook “How We Got from There to Here: A Story of Real Analysis.” He previously served as chair and governor of the Mathematical Association of America--Seaway Section, president of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, and editor of the NYS Mathematics Teachers’ Journal. He is a recipient of the SUNY Fredonia President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, the MAA--Seaway Section Clarence F. Stephens Distinguished Teaching Award, and the MAA Distinguished Service Award--Seaway Section, and is a member of the NYS Mathematics Educators’ Hall of Fame.

 

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