Donovan Snyder

Contact

  • E-mail: dsnyd15(at)ur.rochester.edu

  • Office: Hylan 710

  • Pronouns: he/him

Office Hours

  • Wednesdays, 2:30-4pm

Spring 2023

Math 218

  • Math Modeling in the Life Sciences

  • Grading

Study Hall

  • Homework or extra help for undergraduate calculus classes

  • Tuesdays, 5pm-6pm in Hylan 1104

Research

  • Prof. Sarada Rajeev, investigating Quantum Groups/Hopf Algebras looking into their applications in the Euler equations and quantum computing

  • Prof. Alex Ioseivch, Emmett Wyman, VC-Dimension and probabilistic method

  • Prof. Sarada Rajeev, examining probability in a two state quantum random walk, satisfying a different probabilistic axiom

    • Spring 2021, Honors Math, Physics Thesis

  • Prof. Chen Ding, Systems Group of Computer Science Department, examining cache complexity

    • Summer 2020, Published paper in HIPS 2021

  • Prof. Alex Iosevich, the probabilistic method over finite fields

    • Summer 2019

Mentoring

I am currently directing the graduate student's reading program for undergraduates. I run my own program based on the research I am doing. Feel free to send me an email if you are interested in participating.

Education

  • Passed 6/6 prelim exams

    • Real Analysis, Complex Analysis, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Topology, Geometry,

  • Graduated from the University of Rochester in 2021

    • Honors B.S. in Mathematics with highest distinction

    • B.S. in Physics

    • Minor in Music

Previous Teaching and Examples

  • Math 173 - Honors Linear Algebra, Fall 2022

    • Three weekly recitations, grading exams

    • Substitute lectures, lecture notes coming soon

  • Math 143 - Calculus III, Summer 2022, Instructor

    • Four weekly lectures on sequences, series, and polar calculus

    • See sample lecture notes

  • Precalculus - ECO Program, Summer 2022, Instructor

  • Math 143 - Calculus III, Spring 2022

    • Three weekly workshops, grading

  • Math 141 - Calculus I, Fall 2021

    • Three weekly workshops, grading

  • Math for Engineering - ECO Program, Summer 2021, Instructor

    • Algebra and functions for calculus and engineering courses

  • Math 171 & 172 - Honors Calculus I & II, 2018-2021

    • Undergraduate TA

    • One weekly workshop, grading