Faculty Profile

Nicholas Touikan

VISITING ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Building: K
Room: 229
Phone: 201-216-8596
Email: ntouikan@stevens.edu
Website
School:  Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department:  Mathematical Sciences
Education

Ph.D. In Mathematics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 2009

Research
  1. Combinatorial and geometric group theory
    • Algorithmic problems in groups
    • Hyperbolic groups and generalizations
    • Connections to low dimensional topology
    • Equations over groups and connections to logic
  2. Connections to computer science
    • Applications of metric hyperbolicity to graphs
    • Topologies and metrics on data sets
  3. Mathematics educations
    • New learning technologies
    • Strategies to promote reasoning-based learning
Experience

Fields Postoctoral Fellow, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada 2012-2013

Postdoctoral Researcher, Université d'Aix-Marseille, Marseille, France 2011-2012

NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdon, 2010-2011

NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Canada 2009-2010 

Selected Publications
Journals
  1. Nicholas W. M. Touikan. (2012). "The fully residually F quotients of F∗⟨x,y⟩", Groups, geometry, and dynamics, 6 (1), 154-220.  Journal  .
Courses
  • MA 121 Differential Calculus
  • MA 122 Integral Calculus
  • MA 123 Series, Vectors, Functions, and Surfaces