Department of Mathematics
Harvey Mudd College
301 Platt Boulevard
Claremont, CA 91711
Office: Shanahan 2408
Email: njp (at) math (dot) hmc (dot) edu
Nick is Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College.
Before coming to Mudd, he worked for the
MIT Instrumentation Laboratory (now the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory),
IBM Research, the University of British Columbia, and Princeton University.
He received the B.S. in Natural Science from Shimer College in 1965,
and the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from MIT in
1967, 1969 and 1974.
His research interests include discrete mathematics and probability,
and their applications to computation and communication.
Nick is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
(Academy of Science), a Fellow of the ACM (Association for Computing
Machinery) and a Fellow of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and
He is also a member of the AMS (American Mathematical Society), the
MAA (Mathematical Association of America) and SIAM (Society for Industrial
and Applied Mathematics).
He is the author of Theories of Computability, published by
Cambridge University Press in 1997.