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Welcome to my website!  I am both a lecturer and graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania.  I graduated from Penn with a degree in the Philosophy of Science and Mathematics.  My current research is primarily in the area of ancient Greek mathematics.  I am also interested in the history and philosophy of mathematics in general.  In the area of physics, I am studying early quantum theory and the Manhattan Project.. 

I am a non-traditional student at Penn.  I worked in engineering after studying Physics in college.  After a number of years in industry I returned to school for graduate work.  I found my true interests lie in the history and philosophy of Mathematics and Physics and it is graduate work in these areas that occupy me.  

I am also fond of teaching.  I teach introductory computer programming to gap year students who are at Penn.  I plan to continue teaching after finishing my graduate work at Penn as well.  

If you wish to contact me, you can do so at the following email address:
scheyder AT sas.upenn.edu

© Robert F. Scheyder 2018