Dr. Chekad Sarami

Dr. Chekad Sarami

   Associate Professor in Mathematics

   Office: Science & Technology 118

   Phone: (910) 672-1129

   Email: csarami@uncfsu.edu


BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Sarami is an associate professor of mathematics in the Department of Mathematics & Computer Science at Fayetteville State University. Dr. Sarami has received his Ph.D. in mathematics from Michigan Technological University, M.Sc. in Computer Science ( Data Science Track) from North Carolina State University, M.Sc. in mathematics from Sharif University of Technology, and B.Sc. in mathematics from Iran University of Science and Technology. He is certified in Advanced Computer Security (SACS) by Stanford University. He joined FSU as assistant professor in 2004. He teaches both mathematics and computer science courses. Dr. Sarami research interests are Data Sciences Analytics, machine learning. Dr. Sarami is also a musician and has played violin for over 22 years in several symphony orchestras in the USA and Iran. He is certified in Music Composition and Production for New media from Berklee College of Music. He also compose music and write songs in various styles of music in his spare time. In summer 2018, he was Faculty in Residence at Google Inc., Mountain View, California.

TEACHING

CSC-390 Building Cross-Platform Mobile and Web Applications
CSC-202 Object-Oriented Programming in C++
CSC-204 Object-Oriented Programming in Java
CSC-120 Introduction to Programming Methodology
CSC-105 Introduction to Computer Science for Technical Majors
CSC-105 AGORA Multimedia Programming in Python I
CSC-104 Introduction to Computer Science for Non-Technical Majors
CSC-100 Introduction to Computers
MATH-121 Introduction to College Algebra
MATH-123 College Algebra
MATH-124 Trigonometry
MATH-129 Precalculus Mathematics I
MATH-130 Precalculus Mathematics II
MATH-140 Applied Calculus
MATH-142 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
MATH-241 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II
MATH-242 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III
MATH-150 Discrete Mathematics I
MATH-250 Discrete Mathematics II
MATH-312 History of Mathematics
MATH-472 Theory of Numbers
MATH-450 Selected Topics in Mathematics: Mathematics and Music
MATH-450 Selected Topics in Mathematics: Cryptography
MATH-450 Selected Topics in Mathematics: The theory of error-correcti​ng codes
MATH-450 Selected Topics in Mathematics: Mathematical Modeling with MS-Excel
MATH-502 Topics in Mathematics for Teachers: Mathematical Modeling
MATH-461 Real Analysis
MATH-621 Linear Algebra II 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Data Sciences Analytics
Machine Learning

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

C. Sarami, et al. “Strengthening Computer and Mathematical Sciences Engagement and Learning” Culturally Responsive Strategies for Reforming STEM Higher Education: Turning the TIDES on Inequity. Emerald Publishing Limited, 14 Jan 2019. Chapter 15. Print.
C. Sarami, D. Okunbor, S. Bhattacharya, and R. Sharma, Python Implementation of A5-based GSM Cryptosystems, Vol. 12, No. 1 & 2, 2017, pp. 26-34.
D. Okunbor and C. Sarami, HOMOMORPHIC ENCRYPTION: A SURVEY, Review of Business and Technology Research, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2017, pp 65-60.
C. Sarami, Quantum Codes Derived from Generalized Hadamard Matrices, proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Foundations of Computer Science (FCS' 15). 
C. Sarami and V.D. Tonchev, Cyclic quasi-symmetric designs and self-orthogonal codes of length 63, J. Stat. Planning and Inference, 138 (2008), 80-85. 
C. Sarami, On Classification of Generalized Hadamard Matrices, proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Foundations of Computer Science (FCS.07), Las Vegas, NV.
C. Sarami, A Mass Formula for Cyclic Self-Orthogonal Codes, the proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Foundations of Computer Science (FCS.07), Las Vegas, NV. 

GRANTS & AWARDS

CO-PI, Strengthening Computer and Information Sciences Engagement and Learning (SCICEL), AAC&U, $299,729, 9/2014 - 8/2017.
Faculty research mini-grant, Fayetteville State University, Secret Sharing Schemes using Error- Correcting Codes, $5000, Summer 2016.
Outstanding Research Publication Award of the Year 2007, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Fayetteville State University, NC. 
Teacher of the Year 2006, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Fayetteville State University, NC.