Sam Steingold

Address: 2555 E21st Street, Brooklyn, New York 11235
Cell: (857) 636-0892
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Summary: PhD Mathematician with extensive expertise in software and algorithm design and development, data mining, statistical analysis, pattern recognition, quantitative analysis, mathematical modeling, and more.
Objective: A challenging research-oriented computer-related position which will utilize my analytical, programming and mathematical skills.


Applied Mathematics:
mathematical modeling using information theory, graph/social network theory, text analytics, differential equations, geometry, Bayesian analysis, stochastic processes, regression analysis, neural networks, support vector machines.
Software Development:
designed, developed, lead and coordinated design and development of numerous software packages, some of which are available on the Internet via the WWW (see Attachment and Employment history).
Operating Systems:
UNIX (Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris); Windows.
Programming Languages:
C/C++/Java; R; Lisp/Scheme; OCaml; Python, Perl; Pig, Hive, SQL, SAS; Matlab, Maple, Mathematica, Maxima; Pascal; Fortran; Modula-2; Basic.
Web Technology (HTML, XML, XSL, Javascript, CSS); Distributed File Systems (hadoop).
Research and Presentation:
conducted independent and joint research, wrote reports, and gave talks on the results.
Financial Markets:
experience with trading systems, their design, testing, and evaluating; familiar with various derivatives pricing methods, such as Black-Scholes analysis, risk-neutral valuation, binomial trees; hedging strategies.
mentored junior staff (modeling and software development); manage half a dozen contributors to a large Open Source project.



Achievements: The list of publications, conferences and software attached.

References: Will be furnished upon request.

Languages: English (fluent), Russian (native), French (reading), German (reading).

Geographic preferences: Boston area. Will travel if job requires.

Personal: Citizen of the United States.

Attachment to the resume.



  1. M. Laclavík, M. Ciglan, A. Dorman, S. Dlugolinsky, S. Steingold, M. Šeleng. ``A Search Based Approach to Entity Recognition: Magnetic and IISAS team at ERD Challenge'' ERD2014, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, July 2014.
  2. S. Steingold, C. Fournelle, J.V. White. ``Clustering and Threat Detection''. Presented at 2005 AAAI Spring Symposium on AI Technologies for Homeland Security, Stanford University, March, 2005.
  3. J.V. White, S. Steingold, C. Fournelle. ``Performance Metrics for Group-Detection Algorithms'' (pdf) Presented at Interface 2004, Baltimore, MD, May 29, 2004.
  4. J.V. White, G. Colby, S. Steingold. ``Threat-Detection Performance On Wet-Run Data.'' EAGLE miniTIE workshop, August 2, 2004.
  5. Sam Steingold, Richard Wherry, Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro ``Measuring Real-Time Predictive Models'' [full text: PostScript, PDF] [poster: PostScript, PDF] ICDM2001
  6. Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro, Sam Steingold ``Measuring Lift Quality in Database Marketing'', SIGKDD Explorations, Vol. 2:2, (2000), 81-86
  7. Peter Petersen, Semion Shteingold, Guofang Wei, ``Comparison Geometry with Integral Curvature Bounds'', GAFA 7 (1997) 1011-1030.
  8. Semion Shteingold, ``Covering Radii and Paving Diameters of Alexandrov Spaces'', J. of Geometric Analysis, 8 (1999), no. 4, 613-627.
  9. Semion Shteingold, ``Volume comparison for Alexandrov spaces'', Indiana U. Math. J., 43 (1994), no. 4, 1349-1357.
  10. Semion Shteingold, ``One Solution of the Pentagon Problem'', J. of Math. Behavior, 13 (1994), 299-302.
  11. Semion Shteingold, ``Smoothness of Generalized Solutions of Boundary Value Problem for Functional-Differential Equations'', Uspehi Mat. Nauk - (in Russian), 46 (1991), no. 3(279), 203-204.

Conferences attended:

Invited Addresses:

Independent software development:

Some of these packages are available on the Internet.