Louis M. Rotando, Chair
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College Algebra and Trigonometry
BA (1962) in Mathematics, Luther College
MA (1966) in Mathematics Higher Education, New York University
MS (1970) in Mathematics, Adelphi University
Further graduate work at Rutgers, The State University and at Adelphi University
The Kelly Criterion and the Stock Market. (with Edward O. Thorp)
American Mathematical Monthly, Vol. 99, No. 10, December 1992
Mathematical Illiteracy: What Can be Done to Remedy the Situation.
The New York Times, Sunday Westchester Edition, January 27, 1985
Automated Summarized Options Comparator. Financial and Investment
Software Review, March/April, Vol. II, Number 2, 1983
Index Options and the Black-Scholes Model. Financial and Investment
Software Review, March 1984
Finite Mathematics for Business, Social Sciences and the Liberal Arts.
D. Van Nostrand, 1980
The Indeterminate Form 0^0. (with Henry Korn)
MAA Mathematics Magazine, January, 1977
Continued Square Roots. The Mathematics Teacher, October, 1965
Other Background Information:
Recipient of the Joseph and Sophia Abeles Endowed Chair in Mathematics (2007); SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching; WCC Foundation Award for Excellence in Scholarship; Registered as an Investment Adviser by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (1988-1998); Actuarial Analyst at Met Life Insurance Company (1963-1965); United States Power Squadron Certificate of Achievement in Advanced Piloting (1994); National Science Foundation full-year Faculty Fellowship In Science Applied to
Societal Problems, under Walter Meyer at Adelphi University (1975-1976). Interests include: my family and close friends, the students at WCC , the Mathematics Department and its members at WCC, sailing, stock market timing models, politics, reading, all kinds of music (especially Rachmaninoff, Bach, Mozart, Mahler, Gershwin, Rodriguez, Villa-Lobos, Rodriguez, Spanish guitarists, jazz pianists) and playing– not effortlessly – some classical piano.