the author

Vera Viana (1971) is a Researcher in the Centre for Studies of Architecture and Urbanism (CEAU) in the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto, Portugal FAUP. Her research focuses on geometry, polyhedral theory, history of polyhedra, structural geometry, the relationships between architecture and mathematics, and mathematics education through advanced digital tools (3D modelling software, parametric modelling software and 3D printing).

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 books of abstracts and proceedings, as well as Aproged’s Bulletins (2009 to 2021).

Editor of conferences-related books published by Springer Nature (2020 and 2022), the International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry (2022) and Aproged (2009-2021).

In July 2020, Viana concluded her Doctoral Thesis Aplicações Didácticas sobre Poliedros para o Ensino da Geometria | Didactic Applications on Polyhedra for the Teaching of Geometry, in Sciences and Technology Education with a specialization in Mathematical Sciences Education, in the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD).

Editorial Board member of the Nexus Network Journal.

Descriptive Geometry Teacher (1993-2011) and author of schoolbooks (2013 and 2014).

Viana is currently in the job market looking for Academic and/or Research & Development opportunities.

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