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Western Massachusetts, USA
 
Professor Raymond F. Tennant, Ph.D.
Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Head of Science and Engineering
Professor of Mathematics
PO Box 38044, Reem Island
Abu Dhabi, UAE
 

CURRICULUM VITAE 2015

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Mathematics

  • Geometry of Islamic Ornamentation and Architecture
  • Medieval construction methods for non-periodic tilings
  • Category Theory Methods in Group Theory and Topology
  • Mathematical Symmetry and Visual Mathematics
  • Ethnomathematics and Cultural/Historical Connections
  • Technology, Models, and Simulations for Teaching Mathematics

Higher Education

  • Learning Outcomes Based Academic Models
  • Program Accreditation and Curriculum Development
  • Institutional Governance and Strategic Planning

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Gulf News (UAE) - October 14, 2012

The Ones Who Did Not Run in the Wake of September 11, The National

The National (UAE) - September 5, 2011

The 13th Annual
UAE Math Day 2015
Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Saturday, March 14, 2015
 
IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract submission deadline, Feb 1, 2015

Notification of acceptance, Feb 15, 2015

Deadline for Registration, Feb 15, 2015

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BRIDGES Baltimore 2015

Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture

University of Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland, USA

 

July 29 - August 1, 2015
 
Paper Submission Deadlines:
Regular Papers: February 1, 2015
Workshop Papers: March 1, 2015
Short Papers: March 15, 2015
Acceptance Notifications: March 30, 2015
Final Submissions: April 30, 2015
 
For more information:

Selected Publications

(2014) Dissection Methods for Aperiodic Tilings

(2011) Efficient Approach to Curricula Development in Newly Established Private Universities

(2010) Dyscalculia: More Than a Mathematics Phobia

(2009) Medieval Islamic Architecture, Quasicrystals, and Penrose and Girih Tiles

(2006) Visualizing Mathematics: Imagery Techniques for Learning Abstract Concepts

(2004) Islamic Tilings of the Alhambra Palace: Teaching the Beauty of Mathematics

(2004) Islamic Tilings of the Alhambra Palace: Teaching the Beauty of Mathematics (Arabic Version)

(2003) Islamic Constructions: The Geometry Needed by Craftsmen

(2003) Using History in the Mathematics Classroom: Pythagoras, Quadratics and More

(2003) Using History in the Mathematics Classroom: Pythagoras, Quadratics and More (Arabic Version)

(2002) Subgroup Lattices for Crystallographic Groups

(2002) Interdisciplinary Teaching Strategies in the World of Humniastic Mathematics

(2001) Abstract Construction Projects and the Imagination

   

SYMMETRY: CULTURE AND SCIENCE, SPECIAL ISSUE

Symmetry in Islamic Art

PUBLISHED 2009 - volume 19, numbers 2-3

LINKS

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi

ALHOSN University

American Mathematical Society

European Mathematical Society

Mathematical Association of America

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

ISIS - Symmetry

Annual Bridges Conferences