Bard Faculty

Samuel K. Hsiao

Associate Professor of Mathematics; Director, Mathematics Program

Academic Program Affiliation(s): Mathematics

Academic Expertise: Mathematics

Area of Specialization: Algebraic and geometric combinatorics

Biography:

B.S., Haverford College; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University. National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Michigan. Articles in Advances in Mathematics, Discrete and Computational Geometry, Journal of Combinatorial Theory. Member, American Mathematical Society, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, American Statistical Association, Mathematical Association of America. At Bard since 2006.
Interests:

Research Interests: Combinatorial Hopf algebras; Algebraic, enumerative, and topological properties of partially ordered sets (posets); Enumerative aspects of convex polyhedra; Mathematical modeling in neuroscience

Teaching Interests: Probability; Combinatorics; Calculus

Other Interests: Research with students

Highlights:

2008 — Publication
Enumeration in convex geometries and associated polytopal subdivisions of spheres, with Louis J. Billera and J. Scott Provan, Discrete and Computational Geometry 39 (2008), no. 1, 123-137

Contact:

Phone: 845-758-7191
Website: http://math.bard.edu/hsiao
E-mail: hsiao@bard.edu