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Farzan Riazati


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Farzan's areas of interest include computability theory and deep learning and teaching strategies based on social justice and cognitive learning. Farzan has taught more than 200 classes in undergraduate and developmental mathematics. At Lesley, he teaches courses in Statistics, Calculus, and Patterns and Functions.

He holds a MS from Lehigh University in Pennsylvania and a PhD from the University of Florida.

Selected Publications

  • On the Lattice of pi_10-Classes Amazon.com, 2018 Dissertation Discovery Company
  • Logic, Shapes and Complexity, in prep. 2020 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Math in Metro. Conference on learning challenges of Students in Large Metropolitans 2019
  • Well-Ordered intervals in the Lattice of pi_10-Classes, with D. Cenzer 2012 Annals of Pure and Applied Logic
  • Minimal Extensions of _10-Classes with D. Cenzer Mathematical Logic Quarterly, 2005 WILEY Verlag GmbH & Co.

Selected Professional Developments & Invited Presentations

  • ACUE, Effective Teaching Practices : Cohort C Fall 2019 – Spring 2020, Association of College and University Educators
  • Creating Balance in an Unjust World Conference January 2018 STEM Education and Social Justice Conference , San Francisco, CA
  • MIT-DESIGNING EFFICIENT DEEP LEARNING SYSTEMS March 2018  Deep learning use for artificial intelligence (AI) applications, MIT.
  • AMATYC November, 2017  Mathematics of Two year colleges, Supported by NVC, San Diego, CA.
  • AMATYC November 2004 Mathematics of Two year colleges, Supported by SFCC, Orlando, FL.
  • Invited talk. Well-Ordered Substructures of L pi_10 January 2004, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI.
  • Invited talk, WISMATYC, A Few Good Moves! On the design of new college level Mathematics courses September 2003, Madison, WI.
  • Invited talk: Herrmann sets in the Lattice of Computably Closed Sets June 2003 Computability and Logic, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany.
  • Invited talk, Prime filters in the Lattice of Effectively Closed Sets of Reals January 2003 AMS Special Session, American Mathematical Society, Baltimore, MD.
  • Invited Talk, Post Program in the lattice of binary reals October 2002 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Colloquium, Oshkosh, WI.
  • Women in STEM Conference October 2002 Fresh root Faculty Conference. University of Wisconsin, WI.
  • Invited talk: Intervals in the Lattice of Effectively Closed sets January 2002 AMS Session on Computability, American Mathematical Society, San Diego, CA.
  • Invited talk: Recent Advances in the Lattice of pi_01 Classes June 2000 ASL Bi-Centennial meeting, Association for Symbolic Logic, UIUC, Urbana-Champaign, IL.
  • Invited talk: Minimal Extensions of pi_01 -Classes March 1996 AMS Sectional Meeting, Supported by ASL, NSF, Gainesville, FL.
  • Greater Boston Logic Conference May 1995 MIT, Cambridge, MA.
  • MAMLS. June 1994 Lehigh University PA. Support by MAMLS, Bethlehem, PA.
  • MAMLS. March 1994 Baruch College, New York city, NY. February 1994, Partial support by NSF and MAMLS, Rutgers/Princeton, NJ.
  • Informal Gathering of Logicians January 1994 Delfino Group, UCLA, CA.