Aaron Rodriguez

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Department of Mathematics
Iowa State University

rodr45@iastate.edu

Office: Carver 461


About me

I am a third-year graduate student at Iowa State University. I expect to graduate in 2015 with a MS in Applied Mathematics. Resume and CV available upon request.

Research Interest

My current research focuses on Formal Concept Analysis, concept lattice algorithms, and applictions.

Coursework

Fall 2014

STAT 542 - Theory of Probability and Statistics I

Spring 2014

MATH 610 - Early Graduate Research
MATH 517 - Finite Difference Methods

Fall 2013

MATH 510 - Linear Algebra
ME 625 - Surface Modeling

Spring 2013

MATH 505 - Abstract Algebra II
MATH 562 - Numerical Analysis II
Math 533 - Cryptography

Fall 2012

MATH 504 - Abstract Algebra I
MATH 561 - Numerical Analysis I
Math 501 - Introduction to Real Analysis

Current Duties

Spring 2015

Computer Lab Supervisor

I manage two computer labs in our department that are used for instruction and assessment. In particular, I will be responsible for coordinating lab proctors, maintaining lab schedules, and addressing technical issues.

 

Previous Teaching Assignments

Fall 2014

MATH 151: Calculus for Business and Social Sciences
Teaching Assistant
- Conducted weekly recitations as supplement to large lecture;
- Worked one on one with students during office hours and help room duty;

 

Summer 2014

MATH 142: Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry
Instructor
- Teach stand-alone lecture in a classroom setting;

Spring 2014

MATH 142: Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry
Teaching Assistant
- Conducted weekly recitations as supplement to large lecture;
- Worked one on one with students during office hours and help room duty;

Fall 2013

MATH 150: Discrete Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences
TA Coordinator
- Trained TAs on Microsoft Excel and MyLabsPlus;
- Coordinated TA availability during exam weeks and Finals Week;
- Assisted the TAs in class during exam weeks and Finals Week;
- Assisted students with homework in office hours;
- Worked with the Course Coordinator, Dr. Jun Pan, to ensure that the course website was updated regularly;
- Sent weekly email updates to inform the class about due dates, upcoming exams, course policies, etc.;
- Responded to student emails regarding course content and policies.

Summer 2013

MATH 150: Discrete Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences
Instructor
- Taught stand-alone lecture in a classroom setting;

Spring 2013

MATH 150: Discrete Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences
TA Coordinator
- Trained TAs on Microsoft Excel and MyLabsPlus;
- Coordinated TA availability during exam weeks and Finals Week;
- Assisted the TAs in class during exam weeks and Finals Week;
- Assisted students with homework in office hours;
- Worked with the Course Coordinator, Dr. Jun Pan, to ensure that the course website was updated regularly;
- Sent weekly email updates to inform the class about due dates, upcoming exams, course policies, etc.;
- Responded to student emails regarding course content and policies.

Fall 2012

MATH 150: Discrete Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences
Teaching Assistant
- Provided one-on-one help for students during scheduled lab hours;
- Gained experience with MyLabsPlus;