Ivan Retamoso

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Assistant Professor
Mathematics

EMAIL: iretamoso@bmcc.cuny.edu

Office: S-642D

Office Hours: Friday 6:00pm to 8:00pm online via ZOOM

Phone: +1 (212) 776-6432

Dr. Ivan Retamoso holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from The Graduate Center of New York and a Masters Degree in Mathematics from The City College of New York.

Before joining the Mathematics Department at BMCC, Dr. Retamoso taught Mathematics and Statistics at several CUNY Colleges, mainly at Baruch College, Brooklyn College, The City College of New York, and Kingsborough Community College. His main research interests are in Computational Mathematics, Polynomial Root finding Algorithms, and Teaching Mathematics using OER/ZTC with Technology.

Dr. Retamoso speaks English and Spanish fluently and is in the process of learning Russian. He loves to learn about other cultures and enjoys meditation in his spare time.

Expertise

Computational Mathematics, Algebraic and Numerical Computation Algorithms, Polynomial Roots Approximation via Dominant Eigenspaces, Isolation of Real Roots, Structured Matrices, Cayley Maps, Rational Matrix Functions, Random Matrices, Computer Algebra.

Degrees

Ph.D. Mathematics.

The Graduate Center of New York.

Thesis Title: “ON POLYNOMIAL ROOTS APPROXIMATION VIA DOMINANT

EIGENSPACES AND ISOLATION OF REAL ROOTS”.

Thesis Advisor: Victor Pan.

M.A. Mathematics.

The City College of New York.

B.S. Industrial Engineering.

Pontifical Catholic University of Peru

Courses Taught

Research and Projects

I have created websites for all courses that I teach.

https://openlab.bmcc.cuny.edu/members/iretamoso/

Since Fall 2019, I have been using for all courses that I teach:

Zero cost OER Textbook from openstax.org

Zero cost WEBWORK Homework system.

Zero cost Homework system from: http://helpyourmath.com/immersion/homework

It is my intention to help students learn Mathematics regardless their financial status.

Currently,

I am an ACCCESS Fellow member of the sixteenth cohort of AMATYC Project ACCCESS.

I am a Faculty Fellow for the Opening Gateways Faculty Seminar.

Publications

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=9QJPx9gAAAAJ&hl=en

Honors, Awards and Affiliations

I am an active member of MAA and AMATYC.

BARS Certificate of Appreciation

CUNY RESEARCH SUMMIT: CREATIVITY IN STEM Certificate of Presentation

NCSM 2020 Virtual Conference, March 30

NCSM 2020 Virtual conference, March 31

Introduction to Data Science Certificate of Completion

Learning to Teach Online Certificate of Completion

Flipping the Classroom Certificate of Completion

Creator Fest conference, Spring 2020 by OpenStax, Rice University

“Give Your Online Course that In-Class Feel” Certificate of Completion

“Tips and Strategies for the virtual shift of face-to-face Math classes” AMATYC Spring 2020

CUNY Online Teaching Essentials Certificate of Completion, June 30 Summer 2020

Additional Information

I gave a talk for the Mathematics Colloquium at BMCC on spring 2019.

I solved Problem 2061 in Problems and Solutions from Mathematics Magazine (MAA) on Spring 2020