Robert Poodiack received a B.S. in computer science from Cornell University, an M.A. in mathematics from Western Connecticut State University, and a Ph.D. in mathematical sciences from the University of Vermont.
He joined the Norwich faculty in 1999, and has chaired the Department of Mathematics since 2013. Poodiack primarily teaches calculus-related courses, including all the courses in Norwich’s calculus sequence as well as Advanced Calculus I and II (Real Analysis), Vector Analysis, and Complex Analysis. He has also taught the Mathematics as a Liberal Arts sequence, Mathematical Modeling and Computation, Theory of Computation, and Algebraic Structures.
His research is in analysis, and his current focus is generalized trigonometric functions and evaluating related integrals and series. Poodiack also has a passion for math-related technology and enjoys programming new software to make applets that help his students understand difficult concepts.