Eric G. Brahinsky
Résumé of mathematics activities and achievements


•      Mathematics consultant, Harcourt Educational Measurement, San Antonio TX:
            Reviewer / editor of United States Academic Decathlon examinations

•      Registered tutor, secondary-level mathematics, North East Independent School District,
            San Antonio TX
      Bachelor of Science magna cum laude in Mathematics
            The University of Texas at San Antonio, 1997
         For UTSA independent study credit, supplied virtually all statistical data for a professional
            journal article, "Evaluating the Success of Hispanic-Surname Students in First-Semester
            General Chemistry" by Diana S. Mason and Kathleen C. Mittag, which was published
            in Journal of Chemical Education (Feb 2001)
         Golden Key National Honor Society, UTSA
         The National Dean’s List, UTSA
•      Alumnus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
         National Merit Scholar, MIT
         Eugene and Margaret McDermott Scholarship, MIT
•      Mu Alpha Theta national honorary mathematics fraternity, 2-year member and chapter
            officer, Skyline High School, Dallas TX
         Winner, Pride Award from Skyline H.S. Mathematics Department for earning top score
            among school’s approximately 4000 students on American Mathematics Contest
            by the Mathematical Association of America
         Member of Skyline High School’s 4-member national semifinalist (“Final Four”)
            team in Math Bowl competition, Mu Alpha Theta national convention
         Lecture, “Infinite Series Summing to Multiples of
e,” based largely on my research, presented
            at Mu Alpha Theta national convention (by a classmate, Ricardo Diaz)
         Advanced Mathematics Cluster, Skyline Career Development Center
         Honors program in mathematics, 5 years, Dallas Independent School District
         Valedictorian, Skyline H.S. (939 graduates)
         National Honor Society, 2-year member, Skyline H.S.
         Who’s Who Among American High School Students
         Who’s Who at Skyline
•      Multiple winner, Math Chat Challenge contests in nationally-syndicated columns
            appearing in
The Christian Science Monitor and on the Mathematical
            Association of America webpage. Accrued 36 wins, becoming the first and only
            contestant to earn six book awards
•      College Board scores:
            800/800, SAT mathematics portion
            800/800, Mathematics Level II Achievement Test
            5/5, Calculus AB Advanced Placement Examination
•      Outstanding Young Men of America
•      The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, University of Houston (as music major)
         Alpha Lambda Delta—Phi Eta Sigma honor society, University of Houston (as music major)

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I have also earned two music degrees: a Bachelor of Music summa cum laude and a Master of Music, both in violin performance, from the University of Houston. I have been an active professional musician as a member of the San Antonio Symphony, the Jacksonville (FL) Symphony Orchestra, the Virginia Symphony, Texas Chamber Orchestra, and the orchestras for Texas Opera Theater, Houston Grand Opera, Virginia Opera, Lake George (NY) Opera Festival, Des Moines Metro Opera, and Carmel (CA) Bach Festival, among others.


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