# Dr. Nasser Dastrange

Professor of Mathematics

B.S., University of Tehran, Iran

M.S., Michigan State University

Ph.D., Oregon State University

Dr. Dastrange is a member American Mathematical Society (AMS) and is the Buena Vista University mathematics department liaison. As a member of AMS, he has attended many sessions to refresh his knowledge of the development content and pedagogies in mathematics.

Dr. Dastrange was invited to attend the 2018 Spring Texas Geometry and Topology Conference by the Department of Mathematics, supported by the University of Houston and the National Science Foundation.

What is the Largest - Volume, Open - Top, Rectangular Box You Can Make from a Sheet of Cardboard? Exploring Polynomial Functions. Published Online by the Washington Center for Improving the Quality of Undergraduate Education, and the SERC Website at Carleton College, July 2008. http://serc.carleton.edu/sp/ssac_home/general/examples/volumeofabox.html

## Courses

Algebra, Mathematical Ideas for Liberal Arts, General Statistics, Intermediate Algebra, Algebra & Trigonometry, Calculus, Mathematics for Elementary Teachers, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, Numerical Analysis, Geometry, Differential Geometry, Calculus of Variations, Discrete Mathematics, Finite Mathematics, Graph Theory, Computer and BASIC Language, Mathematical Statistics, Quantitative Methods in Business, Analytic Geometry, Advanced Calculus, Linear Programming, Complex Variables, Partial Differential Equations and the Laplace Transform, Applied Mathematics, Probability, Information Theory & Coding, Measure of Information, Foundations of Advanced Mathematics, Preparation for the Actuarial Examinations, The Mathematics of Finance, History of Mathematics, Modern Algebra, Freshman Seminar, and Science Seminar