Mathematics and Computer Sciences

Dr. Mercedes Franco

Associate Professor and Chair

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Office: S-245


Phone: (718) 631-6361


  • B.S., Mathematics; Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia
  • M.S., Ph.D., Applied Mathematics; Cornell University


  • Nonlinear elasticity
  • Differential Equations
  • Mathematics Education
    , a program for future secondary mathematics teachers
  • Service Learning

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust CenterOpens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and ArchivesOpens in a new window

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.