Dr. Steven Pearce
"[O]ur comparative ignorance of the laws of society and
history is due not only to the great complexity
of human affairs, but also to the very prejudice
that there are no laws of history - a prejudice suspect
of being allied to powerful social (or antisocial)
interests that are vitally interested in preventing deep
insights into the social mechanism. Et pour
cause! People who are able to take the social mechanism
apart in theory may wish to change it in practice,
and - what is more dangerous for those who live on the persistence
of fossil social forms - such men may even succeed in their
-- Mario Bunge
From the Peak (September 12, 2000):
CMPT 320 was cited as one "... of the Best Classes at SFU".
Spring 2017: Study Leave: IIIT-A, India.
Fall 2016: CMPT 320 (HC), MACM 101
Summer 2016: CMPT 320
Spring 2016: CMPT 300, CMPT 320, MACM 101 (Surrey)
Fall 2016: CMPT 300, CMPT 320
Spring/Summer/Fall 2015: Study Leave, Indian Institute of Information Technology - Allahabad, India (Visiting Professor of Mathematics)
Fall 2014: CMPT 300, CMPT 320
Summer 2014: CMPT 120, CMPT 320, MACM 101
Spring 2014: CMPT 300, CMPT 320, MACM 101
Fall 2013: CMPT 300 (HC), CMPT 320, CMPT 150 (FIC)
Summer 2013: MACM 101, CMPT 300, CMPT 320
CMPT 300, MATH 100 (FIC)
CMPT 300 (D1, E1), MACM 101, CMPT 320, MATH 100 (FIC)
MACM101, CMPT310, CMPT320, MATH894
Spring 2012: CMPT300,
CMPT320, CMPT363, MATH130, CIS190 (UFV)
Fall 2011: MACM101,
CMPT320, CIS 145 (UFV)
2010 to Fall 2010: On Leave
Fall 2009: MACM101,
On Study Leave
Summary of Courses Taught
Science (100, 118, 120, 150, 165, 300, 310, 320,
(MACM 101, 201; MATH 100, 232, 894)
- Physics (390)
- Earth Sciences (108)
- MA student in Asia Pacific Policy (UBC), 2011
- MSc student in Mathematics (SFU) current.
- PhD candidate in Communications (SFU) current.
Courses Taught at Other Institutions:
- Calculus I, II, III, IV.
- Graduate level PDEs.
- Calculus for business.
- Calculus for the life sciences.
- Physics - freshman level (non calculus and
- Physics Laboratory (Freshman)
- Planetary science (Freshman).
- Astronomy (Freshman).
- Philosophy of Science
- Spectral Methods in Mathematics
Magnetohydrodynamics (Pseudospectral) applied to
Astrophysical Dynamo Theory.
Fluid Dynamics applied to Cratering Mechanics and
Oceanic Impact Megatsunamis.
Inverse Theory applied to High Energy Astrophysics.
Available Upon Request