201315 Activity Report for Philip B. Yasskin
Research
Software Package Written and in Development

Maplets for Calculus,
(with Meade), Maple Applets for Teaching Calculus and Related Topics, 20052015.

Ver. 1.3.1. 149 maplets, released Jan 2012

Ver. 1.4. 201 maplets, to be released 2016.
Additional maplets 23 on precalculus, 5 on complex numbers, 5 on differential calculus, 6 on integral calculus, 1 on series, 15 on multivariable calculus, 4 on differential equations
Incorporating Rating and Grading features.
Presentations
 Invited Conference Workshops


"MathLex: A Tool for Developing Web Resources with FreeResponse Mathematics",
2 Hour Minicourse, Copresenter with D. Meade and M. Barry,
25th International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM 25),
Boston, Ma, March 2123, 2013
Funding source: NSF Grant

"Computer Minicourse: Creating Maple Apps for the Mobius Project",
2 Hour Minicourse, Copresenter with D. Meade,
26th International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM 26),
San Antonio, TX, March 20  23, 2014
Abstract
Funding source: NSF Grant

"Minicourse: How to Run a Successful Math Circle",
4 Hour Minicourse, Copresenter with A. Serenevy and P. Zeitz,
AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings,
San Antonio, TX, January 1013, 2015
Abstract #15
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Minicourse: 3D Printing with Maple 18",
2 Hour Minicourse, Copresenter with D. Meade,
27th International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM 27),
Las Vegas, NV, March 12  15, 2015
Program p. 13
Funding source: NSF Grant
 Invited Conference Talks


"MathLex: A Tool for Presenting and Doing Mathematics on the Web",
AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting
AMS Special Session on The Present and Future of Mathematics on the Web,
San Diego, CA, Jan 12, 2013
Abstract 1086002878,
(with D. Meade and M. Barry).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Maplets for Calculus 1.4 expands offerings in Precalculus, Calculus and Differential Equations",
26th International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM 26),
San Antonio, TX, March 20  23, 2014
Abstract,
(with D. Meade and M. Barry).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Maplets for Calculus: A Model for MultiUse Mathematical Software",
Technology and its Integration in Mathematics Education,
Krems, Austria, July 15, 2014
(presented by D. Meade).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Math Circle Demonstration",
MAA MathFest, Sponsored by SIGMAAMCST
Portland OR, August 69, 2014
(Organizers: Yasskin, Paul Zeitz, Japheth Wood, Craig Daniels).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"MAA Panel Discussion: Problems WellSuited for Math Circles",
MAA MathFest, Sponsored by SIGMAAMCST
Portland OR, August 69, 2014
(Organizers: Tatiana Shubin, Yasskin (Moderator) and Paul Zeitz).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Integrating Engineering Concepts in Math Circle Activities",
AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings,
Themed Contributed Paper Session on "What Makes a Successful Math Circle: Organization and Problems"
San Antonio, TX, January 1013, 2015
Abstract 1106s52623.
(with A. Sprintson, F. Sottile, K. Phillipson and T. Olsen)
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"The Cell Phone Dropping Problem",
MAA MathFest,
Themed Contributed Paper Session on "Math Circle Problems in Honor of the MAA's 100th Anniversary", Sponsored by SIGMAAMCST
Washington DC, August 58, 2015
Abstract p. 191.
(with J. Wood).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Goblet Design in Calculus II",
MAA MathFest,
Themed Contributed Paper Session on "What Can a Mathematician Do with a 3D Printer?"
Washington DC, August 58, 2015
Abstract p. 90.
(with S. Dunn and D. Meade).
Funding source: NSF Grant.
 Contributed Conference Talks


"Electronic Study Guide for Precalculus and Calculus",
60th Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (CAMT 60),
San Antonio, TX, July 10, 2013
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Assessing Maplets for Calculus: Best Practices for Instructors and Software Developers",
MAA MathFest,
General Contributed Paper Session: Teaching Calculus
Hartford, CT, Aug 2, 2013
(with D. Meade, R. Patenaude and R. Petrulis).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Maplets for Calculus Expands Offerings in Precalculus, Calculus and Differential Equations",
MAA MathFest
General Contributed Paper Session: Teaching Calculus
Hartford, CT, Aug 2, 2013
(with D. Meade and M. Barry).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Maplets for Calculus: Expanding offerings and opportunities in Precalculus, Calculus and Differential Equations",
AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings,
MAA Session on Using Online Resources to Augment the Traditional Classroom, I
Baltimore, MD, January 1518, 2014
Abstract 1096p51996,
(with D. Meade and M. Barry).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Maplets for Calculus: Impact on Learning and Other Lessons Learned",
AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings,
MAA Session on Teaching with Technology: Impact, Evaluation, and Reflection
Baltimore, MD, January 1518, 2014
Abstract 1096m52668,
(with D. Meade).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Maple in Honors Calculus",
MAA MathFest
Contributed Paper Session: Mathematics in Honors Programs
Portland OR, August 69, 2014
(with D. Meade).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Improving Student Success in Calculus at the University of South Carolina",
MAA MathFest
MAA Themed Contributed Paper Session: Curriculum Development to Support First Year Mathematics Students
Portland OR, August 69, 2014
(with D. Meade).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Texas A&M Math Circle: Structure and Activities",
MAA MathFest
MAA Contributed Paper Session: Outreach
Portland OR, August 69, 2014
(with Frank Sottile, Alex Sprintson, Kaitlyn Phillipson, Trevor Olsen).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Maplets for Calculus, Present and Future",
AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings,
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Mathematics and Technology, I
San Antonio, TX, January 1013, 2015
Abstract 1106ve2208,
(with D. Meade, M. Barry, D. Van Huyck, D. Shatalov, E. Corpus, P. Sarin, M. Sprintson).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Texas A&M Summer Educational Enrichment in Math (SEEMath): Doing not Lecturing",
AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings,
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Outreach
San Antonio, TX, January 1013, 2015
Abstract 1106VH2214.
(with D. Manuel).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Educational Impact of Using Maplets for Calculus",
27th International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM 27),
Las Vegas, NV, March 12  15, 2015
Program p. 14
(with D. Meade, R. Petrulis).
Funding source: NSF Grant

"Maplets for Calculus v1.4",
27th International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM 27),
Las Vegas, NV, March 12  15, 2015
Program p. 14
(with D. Meade, M. Barry, D. Van Huyck, D. Shatalov, P. Sarin, M. Sprintson, E. Corpus).
Funding source: NSF Grant

"Maplets for Calculus, Rating, Grading and Evaluation",
MAA MathFest,
General Contributed Paper Session on "Mathematics and Technology"
Washington DC, August 58, 2015
Abstract p. 193.
(with D. Meade).
Funding source: NSF Grant.
 Invited Poster Sessions


"Collaborative Research: Maplets for Calculus (M4C)  New Developments",
AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings,
MAA Poster Session on Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education,
San Diego, CA, Jan 10, 2013
Paper # 1086002588, (with D. Meade, M. Barry and L. Collins).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Collaborative Research: Maplets for Calculus (M4C)  Evaluation and Assessment",
AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings,
MAA Poster Session on Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education,
San Diego, CA, Jan 10, 2013
Paper # 1086002537, (with D. Meade, E. Dickey, R. Petrulis, R. Patenaude and P. Adams).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers Poster and Activity Session",
AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings,
Coorganizer with James Tanton (St. Mark's School), Tatiana Shubin (San Jose State University), and Sam Vandervelde (St. Lawrence University)
San Diego, CA, Jan 11, 2013
Program
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Collaborative Research: Maplets for Calculus",
2013 TUES/CCLI Principal Investigators Conference,
Washington, DC, Jan 2325, 2013
(with D. Meade).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Collaborative Research: Maplets for Calculus (M4C)  New Developments",
AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings,
MAA Poster Session on Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education,
Baltimore, MD, January 1518 2014
Paper # 109600661, (with D. Meade and M. Barry).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Collaborative Research: Maplets for Calculus (M4C)  Evaluation and Assessment",
AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings,
MAA Poster Session on Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education,
Baltimore, MD, January 1518 2014
Paper # 109600988, (with D. Meade and R. Patenaude).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Collaborative Research: Maplets for Calculus (M4C)  Incorporating the M4C into MathLynx",
AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings,
MAA Poster Session on Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education,
Baltimore, MD, January 1518 2014
Paper # 1096001350, (by John Velling, Terrence Blackman and Jerald Smith).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Collaborative Research: Maplets for Calculus (M4C)  New Developments",
AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings,
MAA Poster Session on Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education,
San Antonio, TX, January 1013, 2015
Paper # 1106002138, (with D. Meade, M. Barry, D. Van Huyck, D. Shatalov, E. Corpus, P. Sarin and M. Sprintson).
Funding source: NSF Grant.

"Collaborative Research: Maplets for Calculus (M4C)  Evaluation and Assessment",
AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings,
MAA Poster Session on Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education,
San Antonio, TX, January 1013, 2015
Paper # 1106001550, (with D. Meade, E. Dickey and R. Petrulis).
Funding source: NSF Grant.
 Contributed Poster Sessions


"Educational Impact of Using Maplets for Calculus",
27th International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM 27),
Las Vegas, NV, March 12  15, 2015
Abstract p. 7
(with D. Meade, R. Petrulis).
Funding source: NSF Grant

"Maplets for Calculus v1.4",
27th International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM 27),
Las Vegas, NV, March 12  15, 2015
Abstract p. 7
(with D. Meade, M. Barry, D. Van Huyck, D. Shatalov, P. Sarin, M. Sprintson, E. Corpus).
Funding source: NSF Grant
 Undergraduate Seminar Talks


"Conway's Rational Tangles",
TAMU Pi Mu Epsilon Seminar, Jan 28, 2013.

"Conway's Rational Tangles",
National Scholar Invitational Program,
1Hour Presentations, June 18, June 25 and July 9, 2013.

"Conway's Rational Tangles",
PreREU Seminar, July 17, 2013.

"King Arthur Problem",
TAMU Pi Mu Epsilon Seminar, Sept 2, 2013.

"The Polygon Differencing Problem",
TAMU Pi Mu Epsilon Seminar, Nov 18, 2014.

"Cell Phone Dropping Problem"
Presented at "Pasta with a Prof" for Honors Students,
TAMU Honors Dorms, Sept 16, 2015
 Invited Talks for Middle and/or High School, Students and/or Teachers


"Polygon Differencing" to middle and high school students
Islander Math Circle, TAMU Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi, TX, May 10, 2014
Funding source: TAMU Corpus Christi, Dept of Math.

"Polygon Differencing" to middle and high school teachers
Steven F. Austin State University Math Teachers' Circle,
Nacogdoches, TX, Nov 11, 2014
Funding source: TAMU Corpus Christi, Dept of Math.

"Dropping Cell Phones Problem" to middle and high school teachers
Mathematics Teachers' Circle of Austin,
Austin, TX, Nov. 19, 2015
Funding source: Steven F. Austin State University, Dept of Math. .

"Platonic Solids" to middle school students
St Louis Catholic Middle School,
Austin, TX, Nov. 20, 2015
Funding source: NA .
Funding

Collaborative Research: Maplets for Calculus
NSF, Division of Undergraduate Education, Award Number 1123255,
Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (TUES):
Type 2 Project, Sept 1, 2011  Aug 31, 2016, Award Amount: $194,413
with Douglas B. Meade  University of South Carolina
Program Officer: Richard A. Alo, ralo@nsf.gov
Students Supported:

Matthew Barry, BA May 2014, Designing and maintaining Maplets for Calculus webpage. Maintaining MYMathApps.com webpage. Writing a javascript parser, MathLex, for student input on mobile devices as his Honors Senior Thesis. See http://mathlex.org Employed 2008  5/2014 Continues to work on the project on an unpaid basis.

Frederick Doe, graduated BA May 2012, Translated parts of WebCalc 2 from Scientific Notebook to HTML5, javascript and MathJax. Employed 09/11/2009  09/12/2012

Katherine Davis, BA May 2015, Improved honors student maplets so they were up to the standards of the Maplets for Calculus and could be posted on the web. Converted Maple code for Maplets for Calculus lessons into Sage code for MYMathApps lessons. Employed 12/14/2011  03/02/2014

Logan Collins, BA May 2015, Converted Maplets for Calculus lessons into Sagebased MYMathApps lessons, including converting Maple code into Sage code, writing HTML5 and JavaScript webpages to replace Java applets and developing the communication between the web page on the client and the Sage server. See the demo pages at http://mymathapps.com/demos/lessons/ Employed 01/18/2012  05/19/2013

Brandon Bordovsky, BA May 2015, Improved honors student maplets so they were up to the standards of the Maplets for Calculus and could be posted on the web. Employed 2012  2013

David Quiroz, BA May 2015, Improved honors student maplets so they were up to the standards of the Maplets for Calculus and could be posted on the web. Employed 05/09/2012  09/18/2013

Travis Lamb, deceased, would have graduated May 2015, Improved honors student maplets so they were up to the standards of the Maplets for Calculus and could be posted on the web. Employed 05/14/2012  12/09/2012

Matthew Milanowski, BA May 2015, Translated parts of WebCalc 2 and WebCalc 3 from Scientific Notebook to HTML5, javascript and MathJax. Employed 05/15/2012  09/29/2013

Dmitriy Shatalov, BA May 2016, Writing maplets for differential equations and complex numbers. Improved honors student maplets so they were up to the standards of the Maplets for Calculus and could be posted on the web. Incorporating grading and rating features into all 201 maplets. Employed 06/06/2012  present 2015

Nathan Parish, BA May 2015, Improved honors student maplets so they were up to the standards of the Maplets for Calculus and could be posted on the web. Employed 12/01/2012  10/02/2013

Dawson Deere, High School diploma May 2015, Writing maplets for precalculus. Improved honors student maplets so they were up to the standards of the Maplets for Calculus and could be posted on the web. Employed 07/08/2013  06/15/2014

Andrew Crenwelge, BA May 2017, Editing and adding graphics to WebCalc 3 in Scientific Notebook. Employed 05/12/2014  present 2015

Don Van Huyck, BA May 2017, Improved honors student maplets so they were up to the standards of the Maplets for Calculus and could be posted on the web. Incorporating grading and rating features into all 201 maplets. Employed 06/09/2014  present 2015

Ethan Corpus, High School diploma May 2017, Improved honors student maplets so they were up to the standards of the Maplets for Calculus and could be posted on the web. Employed 08/11/2014  9/2015

Michael Sprintson, High School diploma May 2018, Writing maplets for precalculus. Improved honors student maplets so they were up to the standards of the Maplets for Calculus and could be posted on the web. Incorporating grading and rating features into all 201 maplets. Employed 08/13/2014  present 2015

Parth Sarin, High School diploma May 2018, Writing maplets for precalculus. Improved honors student maplets so they were up to the standards of the Maplets for Calculus and could be posted on the web. Designing web pages using HTML5 and JavaScript for rating maplets. Employed 08/18/2014  present 2015

Dolciani Mathematics Enrichment Grant
Mathematical Association of America
for the Texas A&M University Math Circle
Sept 1, 2014  Aug 31, 2015, Award Amount: $3000
with Frank Sottile  TAMU Math and Alex Sprintson  TAMU Electrical and Computer Engineering

Dolciani Mathematics Enrichment Grant
Mathematical Association of America
for the Texas A&M University Math Circle
Sept 1, 2015  Aug 31, 2016, Award Amount: $3000
with Frank Sottile  TAMU Math and Alex Sprintson  TAMU Electrical and Computer Engineering
Other Conferences Attended

ICorps Webinar, NSF Innovation Corps Grant, June 4, 2013.

Mathematics Matters in Education, TAMU, March 2628, 2015.
Memberships

Mathematics Association of America 2000  Present 2015

SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the WEB  Founding Member Aug, 2006  Present 2015.

SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers  Founding Member Aug, 2008  Present 2015.

Pi Mu Epsilon 1970  Present 2015.
Service
Honors and Awards
National Activities
 2013


SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the WEB
Business meeting, Joint Math Meeting, San Diego CA, Jan 11, 2013.
Business meeting, MathFest, Hartford, CT, Aug 2, 2013.

SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers
Served as Program Director: Jan 2011  Jan 2013.
Served as Program Director: Jan 2013  Jan 2015.
Business meeting, Joint Math Meeting, San Diego CA, Jan 10, 2013.
Organized Poster/Activity Session, Joint Math Meeting, San Diego CA, Jan 11, 2013.
Program
Business meeting, MathFest, Hartford, CT, Aug 3, 2013.

Pi Mu Epsilon, National Math Honor Society
Advisors' Breakfast Business meeting, Joint Math Meeting, San Diego CA, Jan 10, 2013.
Advisors' Breakfast Business meeting, MathFest, Hartford, CT, Aug 2, 2013.

Member, Committee to revise Math Digital Library of the MAA and NSF,
Linear Algebra CoOrganizer: Select Committee, Organize Contents, NovDec, 2013

AMS Special Session on The Present and Future of Mathematics on the Web,
Organizer with D. Meade
AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting
San Diego, CA, Jan 12, 2013
 2014


SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the WEB
Business meeting, Joint Math Meeting, Baltimore MD, Jan 17, 2014.
Business meeting, MathFest, Portland, OR, Aug 8, 2014.

SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers
Served as Program Director: Jan 2013  Jan 2015.
Reelected as Program Director: Jan 2015  Jan 2017.
Business meeting, Joint Math Meeting, Baltimore MD, Jan 18, 2014.
Business meeting, MathFest, Portland, OR, Aug 9, 2014.
Panel Discussion on Problems WellSuited for Math Circles, CoOrganized with Tatiana Shubin, MathFest, Portland, OR, Aug 8, 2014.

Pi Mu Epsilon, National Math Honor Society
Advisors' Breakfast Business meeting, Joint Math Meeting, Baltimore MD, Jan 16, 2014.
Advisors' Breakfast Business meeting, MathFest, Portland, OR, Aug 8, 2014.

Member, Committee to revise Math Digital Library of the MAA and NSF,
Math DL Course Community for Linear Algebra
CoOrganizer: Select Committee, Organize Contents, Edit Findings, JanMay, 2014
Attend Committee meeting, Washington DC, Feb 28  Mar 2, 2014
 2015


SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the WEB
Business meeting, Joint Math Meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 1013, 2015
Business meeting, MathFest, Washington, DC, Aug 7, 2015.

SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers
Served as Program Director: Jan 2013  Jan 2015.
Reelected as Program Director: Jan 2015  Jan 2017.
Joint Math Meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 1013, 2015

Business meeting

Themed Contributed Paper Session on "What Makes a Successful Math Circle: Organization and Problems"
Coorganizer with T. Shubin, P. Zeitz and K. Morrison

SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers Special Presentation: Math Circle Demonstration
Coorganizer with D. Auckly and J. Wood, Brought 19 students

SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers Special Presentation: Math Wrangle
Helped organize, Brought 11 students
MathFest, Washington, DC, Aug 5  8, 2015.

Business meeting

SIGMAA Exihibition Booth
Helped with setup/cleanup,
Demonstrated "2Person Games" at booth 4 hours.

Themed Contributed Paper Session on Math Circle Problems in Honor of the MAA’s 100th Anniversary Sponsored by SIGMAAMCST
Moderator and Coorganizer with K. Morrison and P. Zeitz

Pi Mu Epsilon, National Math Honor Society
Advisors' Breakfast Business meeting, Joint Math Meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 12, 2015.
Advisors' Breakfast Business meeting, MathFest, Washington, DC, Aug 7, 2015..
State Activities
 2013


60th Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (CAMT 60)
Presented "Electronic Study Guide for Precalculus and Calculus",
San Antonio, TX, July 10, 2013
with D. Meade
 2014


Visited Islander Math Circle, TAMU Corpus Christi
Presented "Polygon Differencing" to middle and high school students
Corpus Christi, TX, May 10, 2014

Visited Steven F. Austin State University Math Teachers' Circle
Presented "Polygon Differencing" to middle and high school teachers
Nacogdoches, TX, Nov 11, 2014
 2015


Visited Mathematics Teachers' Circle of Austin
Presented "Dropping Cell Phones Problem" to middle and high school teachers,
Austin, TX, Nov. 19, 2015

Visited St Louis Catholic Middle School
Presented "Platonic Solids" to 6th, 7th and 8th graders,
Austin, TX, Nov. 20, 2015

Visited Houston ISD
Represented Texas A&M, the College of Science and the Math Department at the "Texas, College Night"
Houston, TX, Oct. 28, 2015
University Activities
 2013


TAMU Faculty Learning Community for NSF TUES proposals
Participant at periodic meetings, Feb 4, Mar 20, Apr 3,10,24, May 1,15, Oct 24, 2013.

Attended University Honors Parents' Brunch, Apr 13, 2013.

National Scholar Invitational Program, 1Hour Presentations, "Conway's Rational Tangles" June 18, June 25 and July 9, 2013.
 2015


Pasta with a Prof
Presented "Cell Phone Dropping Problem" to Honors Students,
Honors Dorms, Sept 16, 2015
College Activities
 2013


Physics Festival, April 6, 2013.
Supervised displays on "Conway's Rational Tangles", "Platonic Solids, Can You Build Them?", "Topology Puzzles" and "Can You Beat the Experts?"
Presented half hour talk to Davidson Young Scholars
 2014


Physics Festival, March 22, 2014.
Advised on displays on "Platonic Solids, Can You Build Them?", "Topology Puzzles" and "Can You Beat the Experts?"
 2015


Physics Festival, March 28, 2015.
Supervised displays on "Conway's Rational Tangles", "Platonic Solids, Can You Build Them?", "Topology Puzzles" and "Can You Beat the Experts?"
Presented half hour talk to Davidson Young Scholars
Departmental Activities
 Multi Year


Faculty Advisor: Math Club; Pi Mu Epsilon, National Mathematics Honor Society; and Student Chapter of the MAA 1990's  Present 2015.

Department Outreach Committee, Member 2008  Present 2015, Chair 2011  2015.
 2013


Assisted at Sixth Annual Integral Bee, Feb 28, 2013.
Worked with Manuel, Austin, Bollinger, and others.

Helped organize Math Awareness Month Open House, April 20, 2013

Moderated Math Career Fair Panel Discussion, Sep 11, 2013.

Helped write the High School Math Contest, Nov 16, 2013.
 2014


Assisted at 7th Annual Integral Bee, Feb 27, 2014.

Assisted at Math Awareness Month Open House, April 12, 2014.

Moderated Math Career Fair Panel Discussion, Sept 10, 2014.

Assisted in writing for High School Math Contest, November 8, 2014.
 2015


Assisted at Math Awareness Month Open House, April 18, 2015.

Moderated Math Career Fair Panel Discussion, Sep 9, 2015.

High School Math Contest, Oct 24, 2015.
Assisted in writing subject exams
Wrote the power team exam.

Assisted at Derivative Bee, Nov 11, 2015.
Departmental Outreach to the Community Activities
 2013


Summer Educational Enrichment in Math (SEEMath)

Director of
SEEMath, Aug 2013

2 week program for 50 gifted middle school students

with 10 faculty, 1 Guest lecturer, 1 post doc, 2 grad student, 5 undergrad students and 10 high school students

Funding source: Registration Fees $5000

TAMU Math Circle

Coorganizer with Frank Sottile and Alex Sprintson.

Weekly meeting of gifted 5th  8th grade math students from surrounding area
Meetings: Feb 9,16,23, Mar 30, Apr 13,27, May 4,11,18,25, Sept 21,28, Oct 5,19,26, Nov 2,9,16,23 2013.
Presented talk Feb 23, May 18, Sept 21, 2013.

Complex Circle, 2013
Summer Enrichment for kids in 7th,8th,9th and 10thgrades who have participated in SEEMath or Math Circle.
Covered Trig with Proofs and Complex Numbers
Tue &s; Thurs June 4  July 2, 2013.
Funding source: Registration Fees $1500
 2014


Summer Educational Enrichment in Math (SEEMath)

CoDirector with David Manuel of
SEEMath, July 2014

2 week program for 38 gifted middle school students

with 8 faculty, 1 grad student, 6 undergrad students and 7 high school students

Funding source: Registration Fees $3800

TAMU Math Circle

CoOrganizer with Frank Sottile and Alex Sprintson.

Weekly meeting of gifted 5th  12th grade math students from surrounding area
Meetings: Jan 25, Feb 1,8,15,22, Mar 17(special evening session),29, Apr 5,26, May 3,10,17
Sept 20,27, Oct 4,11,18, Nov 1,15,22, Dec 6,8 2014.
Presented talks: Jan 25, Feb 1,15,
Sept 20,27, Oct 4, Nov 22, Dec 6, 2014.
 2015


Summer Educational Enrichment in Math (SEEMath)

CoDirector with David Manuel of
SEEMath, July 12  24, 2015

2 week program for 60 gifted middle school students

with 6 faculty, 7 grad students, 2 teachers, 5 undergrad students and 7 high school students

Funding source: Registration Fees $5300, Diversity Fund $1000

TAMU Math Circle

CoOrganizer with Frank Sottile, Alex Sprintson and Kaitlyn Phillipson

Saturday meetings of gifted 5th  12th grade math students from surrounding area
Meetings: Jan 24, Feb 7,14,21,28, Mar 7,14, Apr 11,25, May 2,9,16,
Sept 12,26, Oct 10, Nov 7,21, Dec 5,12 2015.
Presented talks: Feb 7, May 9,16,
Sept 12, Nov 7, 2015.

Field trip to the Joint Math Meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 1013, 2015
19 students participated in the Math Circle Demonstration
11 students participated in the Math Wrangle

Visited College Station ISD Summer School at Pebble Creek Elementary School
Presented "Probability Math Lesson" to 5th  8th graders,
College Station, TX, June. 22, 2015
Teaching
Classes taught
 2013


Spring 2013
Math 251, Engineering Mathematics III (Calculus 3)
88 students

Spring 2013
Math 311, Topics in Applied Mathematics I (Linear Algebra and Vector Analysis)
44 students

Summer 2013
Complex Circle, Unofficial High School Enrichment on Trig and Complex Numbers
15 students

Fall 2013
Math 151, Engineering Mathematics I (Calculus 1)
101 students

Fall 2013
Math 151 Honors, Engineering Mathematics I (Calculus 1)
45 students
 2014


Spring 2014
Math 152, Engineering Mathematics II (Calculus 2)
93 students

Spring 2014
Math 152 Honors, Engineering Mathematics II (Calculus 2)
43 students

Fall 2014
Math 251, Engineering Mathematics III (Calculus 3)
104 students

Fall 2014
Math 253 Honors, Engineering Mathematics III (Calculus 3)
35 students
 2015


Spring 2015
Math 311502, Topics in Applied Mathematics I (Linear Algebra and Vector Analysis)
52 students

Spring 2015
Math 311503, Topics in Applied Mathematics I (Linear Algebra and Vector Analysis)
50 students

Fall 2015
Math 251511, Engineering Mathematics III (Calculus 3)
99 students

Fall 2015
Math 251512, Engineering Mathematics III (Calculus 3)
98 students
Graduate students
 Masters Students Committee Member:
5 students
 PhD Students Committee Member:
Nathan Holt, 2015
Undergraduate students
 Advisor for University Scholars Student:
Matthew Barry, 20112013, BA May 2014
Senior Thesis: "MathLex, A WebBased Mathematical Entry System"
See at
MathLex.org
High School students
 2 Gifted High School students taught about 1 hour per week:
Calculus Sept 2013  May 2015 (while in 8th and 9th grade)
Linear Algebra Sept 2015  present (while in 10th grade)
 4 Gifted High School students taught about 1 hour per week:
Calculus Sept 2015  present (while in 10th grade)
Electronic Textbooks in Development
Software Packages Written and in Development

Maplets for Calculus,
(with Meade), Maple Applets for Teaching Calculus and Related Topics, 20052013.

Ver. 1.3.1. 149 maplets, released Jan 2012.
Limited release at TAMU, Univ. of South Carolina and Univ. of Toledo.
Additional maplets: 4 on precalculus, 8 on limits, 3 on asymptotes, 5 on related rates

Ver. 1.4. 201 maplets, in development 2012  present 2015, to be released 2016.
Additional maplets 23 on precalculus, 5 on complex numbers, 5 on differential calculus, 6 on integral calculus, 1 on series, 15 on multivariable calculus, 4 on differential equations
Incorporating Rating and Grading features.
© Copyright P. Yasskin 2016
Last revised Jan 31, 2016