The Coordinator of the Math Catcher Outreach program is Veselin Jungic, Department of Mathematics, Simon Fraser University. For information about the Math Catcher program and/or to arrange a visit to your school, please contact Veselin Jungic at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Veselin is a Canadian mathematician and educator. He is devoted to bringing mathematics alive for the most varied audiences – from young to old, from rural to professional, from the most academically challenged to the most advanced students. Veselin has developed and taught the math component of the SFU Aboriginal University Preparation Program, and he also organizes and coordinates the Math Catcher Outreach Program. His goal is to encourage and support mathematical education among the aboriginal population. Veselin was awarded the 2015 3M National Teaching Fellowship. Veselin is a co-author (together with Dr. Mark MacLean, Department of Mathematics, UBC) of Small Number's stories and the producer of all Small Number animated films.
Veselin Jungic (on the left) and Mark MacLean (on the right) with Professor Richard Guy at the First Nations Math Education Workshop, Banff, AB., November 24, 2009
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