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Maxim J. Goldberg-Rugalev

Maxim J. Goldberg-RugalevProfessor of Mathematics

Year Joined RCNJ: 2002

Contact Information

  • Phone: (201) 684-7718
  • Email:
  • Office: G-128F
  • Office Hours: On Sabbatical (Fall 2020)


  • B.S., M.S., Ohio State University
  • Ph.D., Yale University

Courses Offered:

  • Linear Algebra
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Number Theory
  • Introduction to Analysis
  • Discrete Structures
  • Elementary Probability and Statistics
  • Probability
  • Calculus
  • Math for the Modern World

Teaching Interest:

  • Analysis
  • Probability
  • Calculus

Research Interest:

  • Applied harmonic analysis

Recent Publications:

  • (R. Coifman, PI; G. Davis, M. Goldberg-Rugalev, S. Kim, and F. Warner, Co-PI’s)Mathematical Tools for Non-invasive Spectroscopic Monitoring of Blood Chemistry (Proposal Number 0139914), effective 10/01/02, duration 36 months, $890,000 National Science Foundation grant awarded.
  • (with S. Kim) Using the pmf of the time to reach a subset of states in an irreducible finite Markov chain for clustering, Joint Math Meetings, AMS Session on Probability and Statistics I, New Orleans, LA, January 5-8, 2007.
  • M. Goldberg, T. Hrycak, and S. Kim, A Fast Numerical Method for Evaluation of Calderón Commutators, J. of Computational and Applied Math., Vol. 158, Issue 2, September 2003, pp. 473-484.
  • M. Goldberg and S. Kim, Solving the Dirichlet Acoustic Scattering Problem for a Surface with Added Bumps using the Green’s Function for the Original Surface, Int. J. of Math. and Math. Sci., Vol. 31, No. 11, September 2002, pp. 687-694.
  • R. Coifman, M. Goldberg, T. Hrycak, M. Israeli, and V. Rokhlin, An Improved Operator Expansion Algorithm for Direct and Inverse Scattering Computations, Waves in Random Media, 9(1999), pp. 441-457.
  • M. Goldberg, An Alternative Operator Expansion Formalism for Electromagnetic Scattering from a Perfectly Conducting Rough Surface, Research Report 1156, Yale University—Dept. of Comp. Sci., July 1998.
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