Philip B. Yasskin
Associate Professor
Education

Ph.D., Physics, University of Maryland, May 1979

M.S., Physics, University of Maryland, December 1975

M.S., Applied Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania, May 1971

B.A., Mathematics and Physics, University of Pennsylvania, May 1971

Diploma, Central High School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 1967
In the Profession

1988present, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Texas A&M

19821988, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Texas A&M
Research or Scholarly Interests
General Relativity, Differential Geometry, Applications of Computer Algebra Systems, Technology in STEM Education, Enhancement of K12 Education, Outreach to K12 Students and Teachers
Major Awards

Raytheon Corp., Math MovesU, Math Hero Award for outreach to middle and high school students, 2014
 The Association of Former Students, College of Science, Distinguished Achievement Award  Teaching, Oct 12, 2011

2008 ICTCM Award
presented to Drs. Philip Yasskin and Douglas Meade and their program "Maplets for Calculus" for
"excellence and innovation in using technology to enhance the teaching and learning of mathematics"
at the 20th International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM), San Antonio, TX, March 6, 2008
 Dept of Math, Outstanding Service Awards, 1996, 2007
 Dept of Math, Outstanding Teaching Award, 1999
Recent Grants

MAA Dolciani Mathematics Enrichment Grant (DMEG) $3000, 201516
(with Frank Sottile and Alex Sprintson)

MAA Dolciani Mathematics Enrichment Grant (DMEG) $3000, 201415
(with Frank Sottile and Alex Sprintson)

NAMC Math Circle Seed Grant from MSRI $1500, 201112
(with Frank Sottile and Alex Sprintson)

NSF DUE TUES Grant #1123255,
Collaborative Reasearch: Maplets for Calculus,
PI, $73,144, Sept 1, 2011  Aug 31, 2016

NSF DUE CCLI Grant #0737248,
Collaborative Proposal: Maplets for Calculus,
PI, $194,413, June 15, 2008  June 14, 2012
Five Selected Publications or Scholarly Works
 2010, Software: Yasskin & Meade, Maplets for Calculus v1.3, http://m4c.math.tamu.edu/
 2010, Yasskin, et.al., CalcLabs with Maple for Single Variable Calculus, Cengage Brooks/Cole
 2010, Yasskin & Belmonte, CalcLabs with Maple for Multivariable Calculus, Cengage Brooks/Cole
 2009, Meade and Yasskin, Maplets for Calculus: Improving Student Skills and Understanding in Calculus, "Elec Proc of 20th ICTCM", at http://archives.math.utk.edu/ICTCM/i/20/M010.html
 2004, with Barber, Dudo and Hartwig of Mech Eng, TAMU, "Product Yield for ECAE processing," Scripta Materialia 51 373377
Recent Synergistic Activities

2002present, Founder and CoDirector of TAMU Summer Educational Enrichment in Math

2011present, CoFounder and CoDirector, TAMU Math Circle

20112017, Program Coordinator, Special Interest Group of the Mathematical Association of America on Math Circles for Students and Teachers (SIGMAAMCST)

2008present, Member, 2011present, Chair, Math Department Outreach Committee
Help organize annual:
High School Math Contest,
Derivative Bee,
Integral Bee,
Math Fair Open House,
Physics Festival booth,

20102014, Member, Committee to revise the
Course Communities of the MAA/NSF Math Digital Library,
20132014, CoOrganizer: Subcommittee on the Linear Algebra Course Community

20082011, Founder and Director of Brazos Valley Math Teachers' Circle

2003, Maple package: Yasskin & Belmonte, VecCalc, http://calclab.math.tamu.edu/maple/veccalc/

198695,99present, Faculty Advisor for Math Club, Pi Mu Epsilon Honor Society
Recent Students

Matthew Barry, B.A. May 2014, Honors University Scholars Thesis: "MathLex, A WebBased Mathematical Entry System",
See MathLex.org

Marta Kobiela, M.S. May 2006, Thesis: "An Eighth Grade Curriculum Incorporating Logical Thinking and Active Learning"
© Copyright P. Yasskin 2016
Last revised Feb 1, 2016
Hyperlinked Version available at
http://www.math.tamu.edu/~yasskin//resume/YasskinCurrentCV2015.html