Adam Avilez

Full Time Faculty - Mathematics and Math Club Advisor

Mathematics & Computer Science

Office: MC 5 - Room: 148

480-461-7787

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM11:00 AM - 11:50 AM11:00 AM - 11:50 AM11:00 AM - 11:50 AM11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Online

Online

Online

Online

Online

By appointmentBy appointmentBy appointmentBy appointmentBy appointment

Please send me a message if you would like to attend one of these office hours. You can message me at the last minute, even during the office hours, and I'll get online immediately to meet with you. Online office hours are held in Webex using the Virtual Office link found in our Canvas course.

Classes Taught

Fall 2021

MAT141 College Mathematics 4 Credits
Working knowledge of college-level mathematics and its applications to real-life problems. Emphasis on understanding mathematical concepts and their applications. Topics include proportional reasoning, modeling, finance, probability, and statistics.
Prerequisites: An appropriate District placement, or a grade of C or better in (MAT052, MAT053, and MAT055), or (MAT055, MAT056, and MAT057), or MAT085, or MAT09+, or MAT103, or MAT114, or MAT115, or MAT12+.
MAT141 is appropriate for the student whose major does not require college algebra or precalculus. This class may require a graphing calculator and/or online software package, such as MyMathLab, that may result in an additional cost to the student. Some instructors allow the use of the online textbook that accompanies the online software package in lieu of a physical textbook. Contact your instructor for details. All students must meet the MCC Mathematics Department prerequisite requirements for each class. See www.mesacc.edu/departments/mathematics-computer-science/mathematics/resources/ for department policies.
General Education Designations: Mathematics [MA] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
23602
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Class 23602 Students may contact instructor at: adam.avilez@mesacc.edu

23746
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Class 23746 Students may contact instructor at: adam.avilez@mesacc.edu

MAT231 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 4 Credits
Techniques of integration for both proper and improper integrals with applications to the physical and social sciences, elements of analytic geometry, and the analysis of sequences and series.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT220, or MAT221, or equivalent.
This class may require a graphing calculator and/or online software package, such as MyMathLab, that may result in an additional cost to the student. Some instructors allow the use of the online textbook that accompanies the online software package in lieu of a physical textbook. Contact your instructor for details. All students must meet the MCC Mathematics Department prerequisite requirements for each class. See http://www.mesacc.edu/departments/mathematics-computer-science/mathematics/resources/ for department policies.
General Education Designations: Mathematics [MA] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
22631
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
MoTuWeTh
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Closed

22632
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
MoTuWeTh
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Closed

MAT298AA Special Projects 1 Credits
Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.
Prerequisites: Permission of Department/Division Chair.
This class may require a graphing calculator and/or an online software package which may result in an additional cost to the student. All students must meet the MCC Mathematics Department prerequisite requirement which can be found at: www.mesacc.edu/dept/d25/DeptPolicies
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
22655
Live Online
Live Online
Lab
08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021
Tu
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 22655 The topic for this seminar course is Introduction to Computer Aided Design (CAD) and 3-D printing. No background in the subject is required for this course. In this class you'll be taught to use CAD software and use it to design objects for a 3-D printer. You will also be introduced to basics of 3-D printing. The class will not have any exams. Course grades are based on assignment completion and attendance. Students will not need to purchase a textbook or any software for the course. Outside of the regular class time, you should expect each week to spend about 1 hour or less on assignments Students will leave the class with a 3-D printed design and the skills to continue exploring CAD and 3-D printing on their own. For more information please contact Adam Avilez: adam.avilez@mesacc.edu

Degrees & Awards

B.S. in Mathematics, University of Southern California, 1993

M.S. in Mathematics, Ohio State University, 1999

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