Prof Keith Devlin

[picture of Keith Devlin] Dr. Keith Devlin is a mathematician at Stanford University in California, a co-founder and Executive Director of the university's H-STAR institute, a co-founder of the Stanford mediaX research network, and a Senior Researcher at CSLI. He is a World Economic Forum Fellow, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society. His current research is focused on the use of different media to teach and communicate mathematics to diverse audiences. In this connection, he is a co-founder and President of an educational technology company, BrainQuake, that creates mathematics learning video games. He also works on the design of information/reasoning systems for intelligence analysis. Other research interests include: theory of information, models of reasoning and communication, and mathematical cognition. He has written 33 books and over 80 published research articles. Recipient of the Peano Prize, the Pythagoras Prize, the Carl Sagan Award, and the Communications Award of the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics. In 2003, he was recognized by the California State Assembly for his "innovative work and longtime service in the field of mathematics and its relation to logic and linguistics." He is "the Math Guy" on National Public Radio.
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Recent books including general audience mathematics books.
Amazon Author's Page Author information and a list of all my books available through
Listing of all published books PDF file, 2 pages.
Literary agent Ted Weinstein Literary Management, San Francisco.

Publicity photos for download High resolution color and B&W images.
Photos with media folks With stars of TV, movies, radio, magazines, and newspapers.
Fun photos Off duty, mostly on a bike.

Speaking engagements General information and list of upcoming events.
List of public lectures and radio and tv appearances (1972-2009) PDF file, 22 pages.

Recent research Preprints (in PDF format) of recent research papers, including papers in progress.
Single page vita PDF, 1 page.
Complete vita PDF, 30 pages.

Huffington Post blog Mathematics, education, and technology.
ProfKeithDevlin blog
Mathematics and other stuff.
MOOCtalk blog Free online education for the world.
My MAA blog The new "Devlin's Angle".
Devlin's Angle on MAA Online The complete archive back to 1996.

The Math Guy on NPR's Weekend Edition Complete sound archive.
Streaming videos/audio on the Web Videos/audios of talks/interviews.

Fibonacci photo album 100 MB QT flle. May not play over Web; use spacebar to turn the page. Right/option-click to download.
Harmonius Equations A celebration of some famous equations in prose and song. Streaming QT.
Meeting Archimedes I take a close look at the Archimedes palimpsest.
Leo and Steve Slides from my talk comparing Leonardo Fibonacci and Steve Jobs. Right/Option click to download.

Pildra devlini This is for real. Paleontologist Judd Case named after me an extinct species of possum he discovered.

NEW BOOK: Finding Fibonacci: The Quest to Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical Genius Who Changed the World, Princeton University Press (March 2017)

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