Mark Farag

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Gildart Haase School of Computer Sciences and Engineering

Mark Farag received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Texas A&M University. He has published in the following areas: near-ring theory, automata theory, and undergraduate research projects. He co-leads the grant-funded Mathematics Enrichment Through Applications (META) high school outreach program, runs professional development workshops for in-service Mathematics teachers, serves as an Honors thesis adviser, and has taught the following courses at FDU: College Algebra, Calculus I-II, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Topology, Abstract Algebra, Discrete Structures, Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science, and Special Topics in Mathematics Education.


Research Interests:

  • Near-ring theory
  • Algebraic automata theory
  • Undergraduate research projects

Selected Publications:

  • Some results on primeness in the near-ring of Lipschitz functions on a normed vector space. Hacettepe Journal of Mathematics and Statistics 43 (2014), no. 5, 747-753.
  • Counting minimal symmetric difference NFAs. (with B. van der Merwe and J. Geldenhuys), Language and Automata Theory and Applications, 7th International Conference, Bilbao, Spain, April 2-5, 2013 Proceedings.
  • The near-ring of Lipschitz functions on a metric space. (with B. van der Merwe) International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences (2010), doi:10.1155/2010/284875, 14 pages.
  • The mathematics of poker: basic equity calculations and estimates. Mathematics and Computer Education 44 (Winter, 2010), no.1, 22-29.
  • Centers and generalized centers of near-rings. (with G.A. Cannon and L. Kabza) Communications in Algebra 35 (February, 2007), no. 2, 443-453.
  • On when the multiplicative center of a near-ring is a subnear-ring. (with E. Aichinger) Aequationes Mathematicae 68 (2004), 46-59.





Short Abstract

Mark Farag is Associate Professor of Mathematics in the Gildart Haase School of Computer Sciences and Engineering on the Metropolitan Campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University.

University College

Gildart Haase School of Computer Sciences and Engineering
Mail Stop T-BE2-01
1000 River Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666

Spring 2017 Courses

MATH 1201.21 Calculus I

MATH 3220.21 Linear Algebra

CSCI 3255.21 Math Foundations of Comp Sci

Spring 2017 Office Hours

to be determined