David Terr's Website

 

Publications

“Fibonacci Expansions and ‘F-adic’ integers,” The Fibonacci Quarterly, v. 34, 1996

“On the Sums of Digits of Fibonacci Numbers,” The Fibonacci Quarterly, v. 35, 1996..

A Modification of Shanks’ Baby-Step Giant-Step Algorithm,” Mathematics of Computation, v. 69, 2000

Here's a copy of my resume

DAVID TERR, Ph.D.
4223 Old Grove Road
Oceanside, CA 92057
760.453.3682
dcterr@gmail.com

SUMMARY

Mathematician specializing in software development with experience in both public and private sectors. Background includes mathematical and computer analysis, developing computer code for simulation analysis and number theory, and adding content to websites. Technically oriented, team player, and self-motivated. Top Secret clearance.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Languages:                 Java, C, C++, Mathematica, Fortran, HTML, Basic
Platforms:                   UNIX, Linux
Software:                     Mathematica, Matlab, Mathcad, Microsoft Visual C++, Dreamweaver, Smart FTP

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

BRAINMASS
Online Teaching Assistant, (2011-present)

CRAMSTER
Online Instructor, (2011-present)

NORTHROP GRUMMAN – Information Systems
Software Engineer, San Pedro, CA (2009-2010)

Performed detailed analysis associated with mission management. Made extensive use of Matlab and Mathematica for this purpose as well as mathematical analysis with pencil and paper.

Web Content Development                                                                                2006-2007

RAYTHEON  - Space and Airborne Systems                                                    2003-2006
Designs, develops, manufactures, integrates, supports, and provides a range of technologically advanced products and services for domestic and international governments and commercial customers

Systems Engineer, Goleta, CA (2005-2006)                                                                
Performed data analysis on the visible-infrared imaging radiometer suite (VIIRS), a weather satellite scheduled for launch in 2008.

Analyzed the band-to-band registration of the 22 imaging bands which are responsive to various wavelengths of light from visible to infrared. Used Matlab to make scatterplots of registration of different band combinations.

Sr. Multidisciplined Engineer II, El Segundo, CA (2003-2005)                                               
Worked on various projects pertaining to radar and location of air and ground targets.

WOLFRAM RESEARCH, Champaign, IL
Inventors and Makers of Mathematica, software for performing mathematical calculations with numerous applications in both industry and education, for students, engineers, and scientists.
 
Kernel Developer                                                                                                2000-2003
Developing and improving computer code and developing and implementing algorithms for performing various types mathematical calculations.

GOLDEN GATE UNIVERSITY, San Francisco, CA
Instructor (2000)
Taught courses in algebra and mathematics for managers

LANEY COLLEGE, Oakland, CA
Instructor (1998-1999)
Taught courses in statistics, algebra and arithmetic

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Mathematics (Algebraic Number Theory),
University of California, Berkeley

M.S., Physics,
University of Chicago

B.A., Physics,
University of Michigan

 

PUBLICATIONS

“Fibonacci Expansions and ‘F-adic’ integers,” The Fibonacci Quarterly, v. 34, 1996.

“On the Sums of Digits of Fibonacci Numbers,” The Fibonacci Quarterly, v. 35, 1996.

“A Modification of Shanks’ Baby-Step Giant-Step Algorithm,” Mathematics of Computation, v. 69, 2000.

“Some Interesting Infinite Families of Primitive Pythagorean Triples”, submitted to The Fibonacci Quarterly in July 2011, accepted for publication in October 2011.