Stanislav Mintchev

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Current Lectures and Hours

Fall 2016 - Office Hours (Rm. 310)Monday 6pm - 7pm; Tuesday 4pm - 5pm; Wednesday 5pm - 7pm; Thursday 11am-12pm.

Current students, please see Cooper Union Moodle for greater detail.


Ma 110A - Introduction to Linear Algebra: Monday 10AM-12PM, Rm. 427.

Vectors in two- and three-dimensions, vector algebra, inner product, cross product and applications. Analytic geometry in three dimensions: lines, planes, spheres. Matrix algebra; solution of system of linear equations, determinants, inverses. 2 credits. Prerequisites: none


Ma 111A - Calculus I: Monday 1-3PM, Rm. 506; Wednesday 4-5PM, Rm. 506; Thursday 9-11AM, Rm. 506.

Functions; limit of functions, continuity. The derivative and its applications: curve sketching, maxima and minima, related rates, velocity and acceleration in one dimension; trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic and hyperbolic functions. Definite and indefinite integrals; area, the fundamental theorem, techniques of integration. 4 credits. Prerequisites: none


Ma 326 - Linear Algebra: Monday 5-6PM, Rm. 503; Wednesday 9-11AM, Rm. 503.

Finite-dimensional vector spaces. Linear independence. Dimension. Basis. Subspaces. Inner product. Matrices. Rank. Determinant. Systems of linear equations. Matrix algebra. Coordinate transformation. Orthogonal matrices. Linear transformation. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Quadratic forms. Canonical form. 3 credits. Prerequisite: Ma 223