Conference Report Editor, Nexus Network Journal

Area of study: Architecture and Mathematics; Geographic area: Southern Europe (Portugal)

EB Viana

Vera Viana (1971) studies Polyhedral Geometry and the relationships between Architecture and Mathematics as an Integrated Researcher at CEAU (Architecture: Theory, Project and History Group Study) at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (FAUP), Portugal.
She is presently taking a Ph.D. with focus on polyhedra and spatial tessellations at the Sciences and Technology School (Didactic of Mathematical Sciences) in Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro’s University.
Director of Aproged (the Portuguese Geometry and Drawing Teachers’ Association) since 2009, Vera Viana organizes the International Conferences Geometrias (since 2013), Jornadas Didácticas (since 2016), Aproged’s National Meetings (2008-2012) and is Editor-in-Chief of the Geometrias Conference Proceedings and Aproged’s Bulletins (since 2009).
As a Teacher of Descriptive Geometry, a Teachers’ Trainer (on the exploration of dynamic geometry software), Authorized Rhino Trainer and author of two schoolbooks on Descriptive Geometry for the secondary level (2013 and 2014), Viana has been engaged since 2001 in the development of educational resources with dynamic geometry, three-dimensional modelling and algorithmic modelling software, having authored papers and presentations on the subject.
She holds a degree in Painting from the Fine Arts Faculty of the University of Porto, Portugal..

Contact:

Vera Viana
Porto, Portugal
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