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EDUCATION Yale University, New Haven, CT Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, 1988 Columbia University, New York, NY Master of Science, Operations Research, 1990
MICHAEL L. JACOBS ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA Assistant and Adjunct Professor of Mathematics. Taught many sections of Calculus I, II and III, Multivariable Calculus, Precalculus, Plane/Solid/Spherical Geometry, and basic through advanced Algebra and Trigonometry. Tutor in all math subjects at the Center for Teaching and Learning. Developed curriculum and participated in department, institute and committee work. Conducted two research projects. 8/2000 - Present 15 consecutive years Quincy College, Quincy, MA Adjunct Professor of Mathematics. Taught many sections of Calculus I and Ib, Precalculus, Statistics, Sets/Logic/Probability, College/Beginning Algebra, Prealgebra, Developmental Math. 10/2006 - Present Fisher College, Boston, MA Adjunct Professor of Mathematics. Taught sections of College Algebra, Fundamentals of Algebra, Beginning Algebra and Basic Statistics. 7/2009 - Present Newbury College, Brookline, MA Adjunct Professor of Mathematics. Taught College Algebra and Developmental Math. 8/2005 - 8/2006 Suffolk University, Boston, MA Adjunct Professor of Mathematics. Taught sections of Calculus II and Precalculus. 12/1998 – 9/2000 Simmons College, Boston, MA Adjunct Professor of Mathematics. Taught Math 101, College Algebra. 8/1999 – 12/1999 Emerson College, Boston, MA Adjunct Professor of Mathematics. Taught Math 102, Sets/Logic/Probability. 11/1998– 5/1999 Baruch College, City University of New York, New York, NY Assistant Professor of Statistics and Computer Information Systems. Taught nine introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in Probability/Statistics and Operations Research. 9/1990 – 8/1991 Columbia University, Graduate School of Business, New York, NY Research Assistant/Teaching Assistant for graduate courses in Statistics/Operations Research. 9/1988-8/1990 Stanley H. Kaplan Educational Center Ltd., New Haven, CT Instructor of preparatory courses for standardized tests, including: GMAT, GRE and SAT. 6/1987 – 12/1987 BUSINESS EXPERIENCE Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA Editorial Assistant. Edited, updated and revised college mathematics textbooks. 6/2007 – 11/2007 temporary 6-month assignment Jet Spray Corporation, Norwood, MA Manufacturing Consultant. Use quantitative methods to manage inventories and efficiency. 4/1996 – 12/1998 Applied Insurance Research, Inc., Boston, MA Research Associate. Consult to property/casualty insurance and reinsurance companies. Provide quantitative analysis of potential loss and distribution of risk according to specified exposure. Create proprietary software and maps for prediction of loss due to natural hazards. Program using UNIX/FORTRAN and C++. 8/1992 – 3/1996 American Express Travel Related Services Co., Inc., New York, NY Senior Analyst, Charge Card Operations. Develop mathematical optimization models for credit scoring and card member selection. Implement models to manage risk and reduce credit loss. Program in SAS. 8/1991 – 4/1992
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