Bachelor of Arts Degree • School of Arts and Sciences
Hossein Behforooz, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
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.
L egend has it that magic squares were discovered by the Chinese emperor Yu in 2200 B.C. Today, 4200 years later, UC Mathematics Professor Hossein Behforooz is unlocking the "mystical" properties of these remarkable mathematical tables. ...more.