Mathematics Faculty
Major in Mathematics

Bachelor of Arts Degree • School of Arts and Sciences

Mathematics Major


Hossein Behforooz, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

Prof. Behforooz
Phone: (315) 792-3072
Office: 256 White Hall


B.S. Tehran University
M.S. Institute of Mathematics, Teachers Training University
M.S., Ph.D. Brunel, University of West London

Professor of Mathematics, at Utica College since 1987

Dr. Behforooz has been a faculty member at Utica College for 24 years. His research areas are in Approximation Theory and Recreational Mathematics. Most of his 18 published papers are in Spline Functions and their applications. He has also given numerous presentations at the international and national mathematics conferences about Spline Functions, Number Theory and Magic Squares with Knight Tours. In his spare time, Dr. Behforooz enjoys traveling, hiking and gardening and being a handy man at home and to his neighbors. Above all, he believes that MATH IS FUN.

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