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Office: W-106 a

Phone: (203) 857-7292

**Office Hours**:
T 11:30 am - 1:00 pm; W 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

M.S. Mathematics, Focus on
Mathematics Education

University of Rhode Island, Kingston,
RI

M.S. Mathematics, Focus on
Combinatorics and Graph Theory

B.S. Applied Mathematics

**Courses taught at NCC:**

MAT 010 - Mathematics Foundations

MAT 136 - Intermediate Algebra

MAT 172 - College Algebra

MAT 186 - Precalculus

MAT 254 - Calculus I

Courses taught at other
universities:

PreAlgebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, Introductory College
Algebra and Mathematical Modeling

Basic Algebra and Trigonometry, PreCalculus, Calculus 1A

Office: W 014

Phone: (203) 857-7324

**Office Hours: ** M
4:00 - 5:00 pm; T 11:30 am - 12:00 pm; W 4:00 - 5:00
pm ; R 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA M. S. Mathematics

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J. B. S. Mathematics and Physics

**COURSES TAUGHT AT NCC:**

MAT 268 - Calculus III: Multivariable

MAT 254 - Calculus I

MAT 190 - Calculus for Business and Social Science I

MAT 186 - Precalculus

MAT 201 - Statistics

MAT 172 - College Algebra

MAT 136 - Intermediate Algebra

MAT 094 - Introductory Algebra

**Courses taught at other
universities:**

Problem Solving, Precalculus, Calculus I, Calculus II,

Calculus for Business and Social Science, Applied Linear Algebra.

He has also done graduate work at The University of Connecticut, studying differential geometry.

Gabe has been at NCC since 2004 and teaching college-level math since 1997.

Office: W 008

Phone: (203) 857-3366

**Office Hours: T 10:00-11:30 am; R 10:00-11:30 am**

Temple University, Philadelphia,
PA PhD, Mechanical Engineering

Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran,
Iran MS, Biomedical Engineering

Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran,
Iran BS, Mechanical Engineering

Mobin Rastgar Agah had six years of industrial
engineering experience before starting his PhD program at Temple
University where he worked on Tissue Biomechanics and Biomechanics of
Injury as his PhD dissertation research. He taught engineering courses
at Temple University College of Engineering as an
adjunct instructor prior to joining Norwalk Community College in August
2015.

**COURSES TAUGHT AT NCC:**

EGR 111 - Introduction to Engineering

EGR 211 - Engineering Statics

Office: W 009

Phone: (203) 857-7228

**Office Hours: M 7:00-7:30 am, 11:30
am-12:00 pm, 4:00-5:00 pm; W 7:00-7:30 am,
11:30 am-12:00 pm**

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy N.Y. M.S. Mechanical Engineering

Clarkson University, Potsdam N.Y. B.S. Mechanical Engineering

She has taught at NCC since 1993. Her prior industrial engineering experience includes work with General Electric, Radar Systems Division and engineering work with General Dynamics in nuclear structures. In addition, she worked as an engineering consultant on commercial and industrial building projects.

**COURSES TAUGHT AT NCC:**

EGR 211 - Statics

CAD 133 - Mechanical AUTOCAD

MAT 172 - College Algebra

MAT 136 - Intermediate Algebra

MAT 094 - Introductory Algebra

MAT 093/136 - Introductory Algebra & Intermediate Algebra paired courses

Office: W 007

Phone: (203) 857-7280

**Office Hours: M 9:00 - 10:00 am; T 12:00-12:30
pm; W
9:00 - 10:00 am; R 12:00-12:30 pm**

St. John's University, N.Y. M.A. Mathematics

St. Joseph's College For Women, N.Y. B.A. Mathematics

She has done further graduate study at Teachers College, Columbia University in N.Y.

She has been at NCC since 2009 but has been in the teaching profession for over 45 years.

**COURSES TAUGHT AT NCC:**

MAT 010 - Mathematics Foundations

MAT 136 - Intermediate Algebra

MAT 172 - College Algebra

MAT 186 - Precalculus

Courses taught at other
universities:

Programming in C++, Programming in Java, College Algebra I, II

Courses taught at the high school level:

Mathematics Grade 7-12, Programming in Basic

Office: W 010

Phone: (203) 857-7018

**Office Hours: M 2:00-3:00 pm; T 8:00-8:30am (by
appt); 2:00-2:30 pm; W 1:00-2:00 pm; R 8:00-8:30am (by
appt), 1:00-1:30 pm **

Central Connecticut State University M.A. Mathematics

University of Tirana, Albania B.S. Mathematics

I have done some further graduate study at University of Connecticut with a focus on math instruction, algebraic reasoning, content reasoning, math justification discipline, academic language, and pedagogy.

**COURSES TAUGHT AT NCC:**

MAT 010 - Mathematics Foundations

MAT 094 - Introductory Algebra

MAT 136 - Intermediate Algebra

MAT 172 - College Algebra

Courses taught at other
universities:

Pre-Algebra; Elementary Algebra; Intermediate Algebra

Courses taught at the high school level:

Geometry, Algebra I & II, Pre-calculus, Trigonometry, Statistics, Calculus

Office: W 011

Phone: (203) 857-7106

**Office Hours: M 4:00-5:00, 7:00-8:00 pm; T
4:00-5:00, 7:00-8:00 pm; W 4:00-5:00, 7:00-8:00 pm R
4:00-5:00, 7:00-8:00 pm**

University of New Hampshire, NH
M.S. Mathematics

Southern Connecticut State University, CT
B.S. Mathematics

He has taught at NCC since 2004, and has been teaching at all levels since 1998. In his previous business and professional life he has served on the Board of Directors for a Private School and served as a member of a community Board of Education. In addition, he has home-schooled his own children.

**COURSES TAUGHT AT NCC:**

MAT 285 - Differential Equations

MAT 272 - Linear Algebra

MAT 268 - Calculus III: Multivariable Calculus

MAT 256 - Calculus II

MAT 254 - Calculus I

MAT 186 - Precalculus

MAT 172 - College Algebra

MAT 136 - Intermediate Algebra

Courses taught at other
universities:

Differential Equations, Calculus I, II, III, Precalculus, College Algebra, Math for Liberal Arts

Calculus for Business and Social Science, Math for Natural Sciences, Math for Elementary Education I, II

Statistics, Intermediate Algebra, Elementary Algebra

Office: W 010

Phone: (203) 857-3302

**Office Hours: M 12:00-1:00 pm; T
1:00-2:00 pm; W 12:00-1:00 pm**

New York University M.A. Mathematics
Education

University of California, Davis
B.S. Mathematics

She has been in the teaching profession for over 10 years and at NCC since 2010. She worked in the computer industry for 12 years, much of that time at Hewlett-Packard as a software engineer and project manager for email and networking products

**COURSES TAUGHT AT NCC:**

MAT 136 - Intermediate Algebra

MAT 094 - Introductory Algebra

MAT 075 - Pre-Algebra

Office: W 012

Phone: (203) 857-3378

**Office Hours: M 1:00-2:30 pm; T 2:00-2:55 pm; W
1:00-2:30 pm**

Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois M.S. Mathematics

University of Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri B.A. Mathematics

Professor Karnowski has taught at NCC since January, 1998

**COURSES TAUGHT AT NCC:**

MAT 256 - Calculus II

MAT 186 - Precalculus

MAT 201 - Statistics

MAT 172 - College Algebra

MAT 136 - Intermediate Algebra

Office: W 006

Phone: (203) 857-3372

**Office Hours: M 11:00-11:50 am; T 9:00-9:50
am; W 11:00-11:50 am; R 9:00-9:50 am**

Fairfield University, C. A. S. Educational Technology.

Sacred Heart University, M. A. T. Mathematics Education.

Carnegie Mellon University, B. S. Applied Mathematics.

He has been at NCC since 2008 and has been active in the
teaching profession for over 20 years.

**COURSES TAUGHT AT NCC:**

MAT 201 - Statistics

MAT 172 - College Algebra

MAT 146 - Math for the Liberal Arts

MAT 136 - Intermediate Algebra

MAT 093/136 - Introductory Algebra/Intermediate Algebra paired course

MAT 094 - Introductory Algebra

MAT 073/075 - Prealgebra: Number Sense

CMP 103 - Computer Applications

Courses taught at other
universities:

Pre Calculus,
Probability and Statistics,
Introduction to Applied Math,
Intermediate Algebra,
Elementary Algebra

Office: W 010

Phone: (203) 857-7327

**Office Hours: M 7:30-8:30am, 12:00-12:30pm;
T 7:30-8:00am, 12:00-1:00pm; W 7:30-8:30am, 12:00-12:30pm;
R 12:00-12:30pm**

Ph.D. Mathematics, Adelphi University

M.A. Mathematics, St. Johns University

B.S. Mathematics, St. Francis College

Dr. Korchinski has taught at NCC
since 2010. He has previous teaching experience at
Fairfield University, as well as a business career spanning
systems engineering, mathematical modeling, forecasting,
research, and planning systems.

**COURSES TAUGHT AT NCC:**

MAT 201 - Statistics

MAT 190 - Calculus for Business and Social Science I

MAT 186 - Precalculus

MAT 172 - College Algebra

MAT 146 - Math for the Liberal Arts

MAT 136 - Intermediate Algebra

MAT 094 - Introductory Algebra

Courses taught at other
universities:

Calculus I, Calculus II, Probability and Statistics, Math For Liberal Arts

Office: W 010

Phone: (203) 857-7171

**Office Hours: M 4:00-5:00 pm; T 10:00-11:30 am;
R 10:00-11:30am**

Wofford College B.S., Mathematics & Physics

Clemson University M.S., Mathematical Sciences
ABD, Management Sciences

**COURSES TAUGHT AT NCC:**

MAT 094 - Introductory Algebra

MAT 136 - Intermediate Algebra

MAT 172 - College Algebra

MAT 201 - Statistics

Courses taught at other
universities:

Calculus for Business Majors, Calculus I/II/III for Engineers, Probability & Statistics

Applied Regression Analysis, Linear Programming, Intro to Operations Research

Office: W 007

Phone: (203) 857-6927

**Office Hours: M 9:15-9:45 am, 2:00-2:30pm;
T 9:15-9:45 am; W 9:15-9:45 am, 2:00-2:30pm; R
9:15-9:45 am**

Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT Sixth Year Degree in Educational
Administration

Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT M.A.T. (Master of Arts in Teaching)

University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH B.S. Mathematics

Professor Pizone has taught at NCC since
2002 but has been in the teaching profession since 1995.

**Courses taught at NCC:**

MAT 073/075

MAT 094

Office: W 013

Phone: (203) 857-7173

**Office Hours: M 1:50 - 2:20 pm; T
10:00-10:30 am, 2:00-3:00 pm; W 1:50 - 2:20 pm;
R 10:00-10:30 am**

MAT – Mathematics Fairfield University

BS – Secondary Education Mathematics Western Connecticut State University

**COURSES TAUGHT AT NCC:**

MAT 073 - PreAlgebra -- Number Sense

MAT 075 - PreAlgebra -- Number Sense,
Geometry

MAT 094 - Introductory Algebra

MAT 136 - Intermediate Algebra

MAT 093/136 - Introductory
Algebra/Intermediate Algebra paired course

MAT 172 - College Algebra

MAT 201 - Statistics

MAT 146 - Math for Liberal Arts

MAT 121 - Applications for Business and
Other Careers

CMP 126 - Introduction to COBOL

CMP 226 - Advanced COBOL

CSA 098 - Understanding Computers

CSA 105 - Introduction to Software
Applications

CSC 103 - Computer Concepts and Applications

CSA 205 - Advanced Applications

CSC 233 - Database Development I

CSC 234 - Database Development II

CSC 255 - Systems Analysis, Design and
Development

CSC 295 - Cooperative Education/Work
Experience