Babaali, Parisa

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    Degree Institution Field Dates
    PhD  Stevens Institute of Technology  Mathematics  2007 
    BS  Sharif University of Technology  Mathematics  2001 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College, CUNY  Substitute Assistant Professor  Mathematics  2008-2010 
    Stevens Institute of Technology  Instructor / Teaching Assistant  Mathematics  2001-2007 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


  4. Non Academic Experience


    Place of Employment Title Date
    Wall Street North  Consultant -Mathematical Finance  2007-2008 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        P.Babaali, E. Carta-Gerardino, C. Knaplund. "The number of automata for a given Spanning Tree." Journal of Super Computing. 65(2) 2013: 710-722.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings

          P. Babaali, C. Knaplund. "On the Construction of a Family of Automata That Are Generically Non-minimal." Proceedings of the Conference on Language and Automata Theory and Applications (LATA) Bilbao, Spain, LNCS, Springer. April 2013: pp.80 -91.

          P. Babaali, E. Carta Gerardino, C. Knaplund. "The Number of DFAs Produced by a Given Spanning Tree." Proceedings of The 2011 International Conference on Scientific Computing. July 2011: pp. 212-217.

          P. Babaali. "Generating Random Automata." Proceedings of The 2009 International Conference on Scientific Computing. July 2009: pp.84-89.

        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "A quantitative analysis of the relationship between an online system and student achievement" May 2013: Coordinated Undergraduate Education Conference (CUE), John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

    "On the Construction of a Family of Automata That Are Generically Non-minimal" April 2013: Conference on Language and Automata Theory and Applications, LATA 2013, Bilbao, Spain.

    "On the Construction of a Family of Minimal Automata" October 2012: ACM Grade Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (ACM Poster Competition).

    "On the Equivalence of Context Free Languages and Weighted Automata over the Stack Semiring" October 2011: Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ.

    "The Distribution of Automata for a Given Size" July 2011: The World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing.

    "The Number of DFAs Produced by a Given Spanning Tree with E. Carta Gerardino and C. Knaplund" April 2011: Research Day at York College..

    "An analysis of the grades and the passing rate in math120 (Precalculus)" October 2010: The 3rd annual day of assessment, CETL, Jamaica, NY.

    "Asymptotic Density of Minimal Automata" May 2010: AMS Special Session in Groups and Logic.

    "Generating Random Automata" July 2010: The World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing.

    "Random Automata and Combinatorics" May 2009: Graduate Center, CUNY.

    "Random Automata" April 2007: AMS Special Session, Groups and Languages.

  9. Patents

    None

  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    William Stewart Travel Award: February 2012.

    School of Sciences and Arts award for outstanding Graduate Student: December 2004.

    Dean of Graduate School award for leadership of student organizations: May 2003.

    SOA/ CAS Examinations: Exam P/1(10/10): .

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    CUNY Coordinated Undergraduate Education, Embedded Tutoring in English 125 and Math 120: A Course Redesign Project (joint with H. Robinson and D. Rowe). 2013 - 2014: $37990.

    PSC-CUNY Research Grant 65205-00 43, Random Generation of Minimal Automata. 2012 - 2013: $3499.64.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Mentor - YC Summer Research Program: 2010 - Present.

      Graduate Research Mentor - MPBI Program: Fall 2011 - Present.

      Member of the Department Curriculum Committee: Fall 2011 - Present.

      Course Coordinator - Math120 ( 8 sections per semester): Fall 2009 -- Present.

      Precalculus Content Modification and Textbook Evaluator: Fall 2010.

      Faculty Workshop Presenter - Math Learning Center: Spring 2010.

      Member of Academic Program Review - An Overview of the Bachelor of Science/Art degree in Mathematics at York College, report submitted jointly with E. Carta-Gerardino and R. Wojciechowski as part of the Academic Program Review: Fall 2010.

      Undergraduate Research Mentor - LSAMP: 2010 - 2012.

      Department Representative at the York College Open House: Spring 2009 and Spring 2010.

    2. Service to the School

      Member of the Parking Committee: .

      Member of the Graduation and Retention Committee: December 2011 - April 2012.

      Chief Judge at the New York City Metro JSHS (Junior Mathematics, Science, and Humanities Symposium): Spring 2009 , Spring 2010 and Spring 2011.

      Member of the organizing committee of JSHS: Fall 2009 - Present.

    3. Service to the College
    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University

      Judge at New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF) at City College: Spring 2011.

  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

    President - Stevens Student Chapter in SIAM: Sepember 2002 - May 2004.

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    Member of: Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), Mathematical Association of America (MAA): .

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      MATH 120 Pre-Calculus (Coordinator) 
      MATH 121 Calculus I 
      MATH 122 Calculus II 
      MATH 221 Calculus III 
      MATH 111 Elementary Statistics 
      MATH 210 Probability and statistics I 
      MATH 211 Probability and statistics II 
      MATH 225 Discrete Mathematical Structures 
      CS 457 Automata Theory and Formal Languages 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):
Babaali, Parisa
 

Babaali, Parisa
Assistant Professor
Math & Computer Science