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**About me:**I finished my PhD in mathematics in May 2016 under the supervision of Professor Alex J. Feingold. My research interests are in Kac-Moody Lie algebras and geometric group theory. In 2010, I earned a Masters of Science in Mathematics from Rutgers University under Professor Lisa Carbone.

**Teaching Experience:**- Linear Algebra (Math 304): Spring 2016, Summer 2014, Spring 2012, and Spring 2011.
- Calculus I (Math 221, Math 224/225): Fall 2015, Summer 2015, Fall 2014, and Fall 2013.
- Calculus II (Math 222): Spring 2015 and Fall 2011.
- Calculus III (Math 323): Spring 2013 and Fall 2012.
- Algebra and Trigonometry (Math 108): Fall 2010.
- Pre-Calculus (Educational Opportunity Program - Math 100C): Summer 2015, Summer 2013, Summer 2012, Summer 2011.

**Teaching Awards:**Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Teaching, SUNY Binghamton, May 2016.

**Technical Skills:**- Online teaching tools: WebWork, WebAssign, Blackboard.
- Coding: LaTeX, HTML, Mathematica.
- Operating systems: Windows XP, Linux, Mac OSX.
- Other tools: MS Office and NeoOffice (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Adobe Photoshop.

**Publications:**- L. Carbone, S. Chung, L. Cobbs, R. McRae, D. Nandi, Y. Naqvi, D. Penta, Classification of hyperbolic Dynkin diagrams, root lengths and Weyl group orbits, J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 43 (2010), 155209.
- K. Andersen, L. Carbone, D. Penta, Kac-Moody Fibonacci sequences, hyperbolic golden ratios, and real quadratic fields, Journal of Combinatorics and Number Theory, Vol 2, No. 3 pp 245-278 (2011).
- L. Carbone, A. Conway, W. Freyn, D. Penta, Weyl group orbits on Kac-Moody root systems, J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 47 (2014), 445201.

**Other Activities:**- Committee member, NSF grant co-author, and co-organizer of Binghamton University Graduate Conference in Algebra and Topology (BUGCAT), 2010-2014.
- Trainer, Graduate Student Instructor Training Program for Interactive Calculus Classroom, SUNY Binghamton, 2015

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