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Robert Putz

Faculty member Bob Putz

Lecturer in Mathematics


Hall College Center

Academic Program Affiliation(s)

Science, Mathematics, and Computing, Mathematics

Areas of Specialization

  • Harmonic analysis
  • Mathematical finance
  • Mathematical macro economics


Research Interests: Non-Markovian models in finance; stochastic macro-economic models in the direction of Farjoun and Machover’s work.

Other Interests: Rowing, bridge, ukulele, wood.

Favorite/Regular Course Offered

Algebra II and Trigonometry


PhD in Mathematics, Washington University
BS in Mathematics, Brooklyn College

Dr. Putz has taught at CUNY, Columbia University, and the Belfer Graduate School of Science at Yeshiva University, with research supported by the National Science Foundation; and was a National Science Foundation Faculty Fellow in the Electrical Engineering Department at Columbia. Dr. Putz’s work has been published in the Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, the Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, and joint publications with A. Koranyi and A. Kaplan. He has also worked at JCPenney on network optimization, and in quantitative financial analysis at Solomon Brothers and Sanford Bernstein. Dr. Putz has taught at Simon’s Rock since 2016.