Dr. Jack Winn

Areas of Expertise:

  • Graph Theory
  • Combinatorics
  • Teaching undergraduate mathematics

Dr. Jack Winn has been a professor of applied mathematics at Farmingdale State for
over 30 years. In 1998, he was promoted to rank of Distinguished Professor. He was awarded the Metropolitan New York Section Mathematical Association of America Distinguished Teaching Award. He was elected to Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers in 1998, 2004, and 2005.

Dr. Winn’s book Asymptotic Bounds for Classical Ramsey Numbers was published in 1988. He has since published over half a dozen articles including: “Interconnected Quantitative Learning at Farmingdale State University” (Sheldon Gordon, co-author), 2005, and “Five More Decades of Curriculum Reform: Common Problems and Connecting Themes” Teaching Talk, Long Island Intra-Celt Newsletter, V 2 #1, Stony Brook University, 9/01.

Dr. Winn has delivered over twenty presentations including: “The Long Term Undergraduate “Mathematics Educators: What are they Thinking?” in Georgia in 2005.

In addition, Dr. Winn has been a member of the Mathematical Association of America for forty years. He is currently on the Board of Governors, as the Governor of the Metropolitan NY Section of MAA for 2005-2008 term. He has received numerous grants, not the least of which include:

  • Co-PI, NSF Grant, Mathematics and Biology: An Interdisciplinary Approach, 2005.
  • Co-PI, NSF CCLI Grant, Multicampus Science, Mathematics and Technology Reform (SUNY Oswego Consortium), 1998-2001
  • Co-PI, NSF Faculty Enhancement Grant, Interdisciplinary Mathematics and Science Projects at Two and Four-Year Schools: a New York State Coalition (SUNY Oswego Consortium), 1998

Dr. Winn earned his BS in Mathematics from SUNY Oneonta and his MS from C.W. Post College. He earned his PhD from Adelphi University. Prior to joining the Farmingdale State community Dr. Winn did computer programming for the Grumman Corporation and wrote flight simulation programs for Electronic Associates, Inc., NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia.


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