Thomas J. Savitsky

Assistant Professor of Mathematics


Professional Education

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, The George Washington University, 2015
  • B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2003


Biography

After finishing my Ph.D., I taught at the University of Houston-Downtown for three years. I joined Alvernia in the Fall of 2018.


Courses Taught

  • MAT 110 Business Mathematics
  • MAT 208 Introductory Statistics
  • MAT 307 Abstract Algebra


Research Interests

My speciality is combinatorics, specifically matroid theory and computations aspects thereof. I am also interested in promoting and developing open-source mathematics software, such as the SageMath and WeBWorK projects.


Selected Presentations and Publications

  1. Joseph E. Bonin and Thomas J. Savitsky, An infinite family of excluded minors for strong base-orderability, Linear Algebra Appl., 488 (2016), 396–429.
  2. Thomas J. Savitsky, Enumeration of 2-polymatroids on up to seven elements, SIAM J. Discrete Math., 28(4) (2014), 1641–1650.


Contact Information
Thomas Savitsky
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Bernardine Hall 206A
610-230-5702
thomas.savitsky@alvernia.edu

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