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Professor Bradley W. Jackson

Department of Mathematics

San Jose State University

San Jose, CA 95192-0103

E-mail: bradley dot jackson at sjsu dot edu

Tel:(408) 924-5100

Fax: (408) 924-5080

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SJSU Math Dept

Professor Jackson will no longer be the Math Dept. chair (starting July 1), the incoming Chair is Bem Cayco.  Professor Jackson’s Fall 2013 teaching schedule is listed below. 

Fall 2013 teaching schedule

SJSU  Juggling Club  M 1:30-2:30  W 12-1

 

Math 142 Intro to Combinatorics  MW 10:30-11:45

Math 177 Intro to Linear Programming and Game Theory  MW 16:30-17:45      

Professor Jackson still supervises the Spartan Juggling Club which meets several times a week (Mondays 1:30-2:30, Wednesdays 12-1, this fall semester on the field outside of MacQuarrie Hall) 

SJSU Juggling Club (M 1:30-2:30 W 12:00-1:00)

Every fall Professor Jackson helps to organize the annual SJSU Problem of the Week competition.  There is an undergrad division (no previous baccalaureate degree) and a graduate division with the top 3 finishers in each division eligible for the prizes below.  

Problem of the Week Competition  1st prize $50     2nd prize $30  3rd prize $20  

Every Monday Professor Jackson will post a problem.  Copies of the problems (and answers to the old problems) are available on the table in front of the Math office, MH 308 or online.  The students with the most points throughout the semester will be eligible for the prizes above.  For more information click on the link below.  

2013 Problem of the Week Competition

Students interested in participating in the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competiton should notify Professor Brad Jackson (MH 308, Phone: 924-5100, Email: bradley.jackson@sjsu.edu) by October 1.  The competition is open to regularly enrolled undergraduates who have not yet received a baccalaureate degree.  The Putnam Exam is a nationwide problem-solving competition that emphasizes problems in the first two years of the mathematics curriculum (foundations of math, calculus, discrete math, linear algebra, etc.).  For more information click on the link below. 

74th Annual Putnam Exam Dec. 7, 2013  

Research and Publications   

Here is a copy of Professor Jackson's vita which contains a list of publications and various other information.  

Vita  

The 2011 rankings of the best careers which was compiled by CareerCast.com and appeared in the Wall Street Journal ranked Mathematician #2, Actuary #3, and Statistician #4.  Click on the link below to find out more information about mathematical careers.   

Mathematical Careers 

Emeritus Faculty and the History of the SJSU Math Dept

Math Dept Alumni, Graduates, and Friends of the Department

Spring 2010 activities:

SJSU Juggling Club (M 12:00-1:00, W 1:45-2:45)

 

MATH Club

 

Fall 2009 activities:

SJSU Juggling Club (M 12:00-1:00, W 1:30-2:30)

 

Problem of the Week Competition

MATH Club

2007 Jackson Family Photos

 

Fall 2008 activities:

SJSU Juggling Club (M 2:00-3:00)

 

Problem of the Week Competition

MATH Club

2007 Jackson Family Photos

 

Spring 2008 activities:

SJSU Juggling Club (W 13:30-14:30)

 

MATH Club

2003 Jackson Family Photos

 

Fall 2007 activities:

SJSU Juggling Club (M 2:00-3:00)

 

Problem of the Week Competition

MATH Club

2003 Jackson Family Photos

 

Spring 2007 activities:

SJSU Juggling Club (Th 1:30-2:30)

 

MATH Club

Jackson Family Photos

 

Fall 2006 activities:

SJSU Juggling Club (M 2:45-3:45)

 

Problem of the Week Competition

MATH Club

Jackson Family Photos

 

Spring, 2004,  Office Hours:

MWF 11:30-12:30


Office: MH 316

MW 16:30-17:30

W 2:30-3:30 (Juggling)

 

Spring, 2004 courses:

MATH 10: Mathematics for General Education

 

MATH 105: Concepts in Mathematics

MATH 179: Graph Theory

 

Information on Math Ed Advising

 

Spring, 2004 courses:

MATH 10: Mathematics for General Education

 

MATH 42: Discrete Mathematics

MATH 279: Graph Theory

 

Fall, 2003 courses:

MATH 42: Discrete Mathematics 

 

MATH 142: Introduction to Combinatorics

MATH 177: Linear and Nonlinear Optimization