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Ph.D. Researcher (Faculty of Architecture, University of Porto) on geometry, polyhedral theory and the history of polyhedra, the relationships between architecture and mathematics, and the enhancement of mathematics education in higher educational settings through the exploration of advanced digital tools. Author of book chapters, papers, lectures, courses, a website, and presentations on these subjects. Director of the Portuguese Geometry and Drawing Teachers¿ Association. Chair and Organizing Committee member of international conferences aimed at fostering synergies be-tween scholars, researchers, experimentalists, and students within multidisciplinary frameworks. Editor and Co-editor of publications related to international conferences. IT skills: Rhinoceros (in McNeel Europe), Grasshopper, InDesign, GeoGebra, Wordpress, Office.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
VERA LÚCIA VIANA LOPES

Citation names

  • Vera Viana
  • Viana, Vera

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
5913-8A35-2037
ORCID iD
0000-0003-3589-8853
Researcher Id
AAI-9471-2020.

Email addresses

  • vlopes@arq.up.pt (Professional)
  • veraviana@veraviana.net (Personal)

Websites

  • https://sigarra.up.pt/faup/pt/func_geral.formview?p_codigo=606590 (Professional)
  • http://veraviana.net/ (Personal)

Knowledge fields

  • Exact Sciences - Mathematics
  • Exact Sciences - Mathematics
  • Exact Sciences - Mathematics - Applied Mathematics

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
English Upper intermediate (B2) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
Education
Degree Classification
2013/09 - 2020/07/07
Concluded
Didáctica de Ciências e Tecnologia (Science and Technology Didactics) (Doutoramento)
Major in Especialidade de Didáctica de Ciências Matemáticas (Specialization in the Didactics of Mathematical Sciences)
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
"Aplicações Didácticas sobre Poliedros para o Ensino da Geometria (Didactic Applicatons on Polyhedra for the Teaching of Geometry)" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Muito Bom
1989 - 2000
Concluded
Artes Plásticas - Pintura (Licenciatura)
Universidade do Porto, Portugal
14
Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
2018/01/08 - Current Researcher (Research) Universidade do Porto Centro de Estudos de Arquitectura e Urbanismo, Portugal
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Arquitectura, Portugal

Positions / Appointments

Category
Host institution
Employer
2009/01/09 - Current President Aproged (Associação dos Professores de Geometria e de Desenho), Portugal
Ministério da Educação, Portugal
Outputs

Publications

Book
  1. viana, vera. Duas por Três 11: Geometria Descritiva, 11º ano: ensino secundário. Portugal: Areal Editores. 2014.
  2. viana, vera. Duas por Três 10: Geometria Descritiva, 10º ano: ensino secundário. Portugal. 2013.
    Published
Book chapter
  1. Vera Viana; João Pedro Xavier; Ana Paula Aires; Helena Campos. "Interactive Expansion of Achiral Polyhedra". 1116-1128. Milão, Italy: Springer International Publishing, 2019.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-95588-9_96
  2. viana, vera. "Interactive Resources for an Active Descriptive Geometry Learning". In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Technology in Mathematics Teaching ICTMT 12, edited by Amado, Nélia; Carreira, Susana, 352-360. Faro, Portugal: Universidade do Algarve, 2015.
    Published
Conference abstract
  1. Viana, Vera; Alexandra Castro (3214-A512-B688); Sousa, Jose Pedro; Xavier, João Pedro. "An Introduction to Solid Tessellations with Students of Architecture.". Paper presented in Geometrias'19, Porto, 2019.
    Published • 10.24840/978-989-98926-8-2
  2. Viana, Vera. "Topological Interlocking of Convex Regular Polyhedra.". Paper presented in RCA 2018 Research Culture in Architecture. International Conference on cross-disciplinary collaboration, 2018.
  3. Viana, Vera. "Interactive Expansion of Achiral Polyhedra". Paper presented in ICGG2018: International Conference on Geometry and Graphics, Milão, 2018.
    Published
  4. Viana, Vera. "Architectonic Tessellations as Constructive Modules.". Paper presented in Nexus 2018 Architecture and Mathematics, 2018.
    Published
Conference paper
  1. Viana, Vera. "Tessellations within Tessellations". Paper presented in Symmetry Art and Science: 11th Congress and Exhibition, Kanasawa, 2019.
    Published
Edited book
  1. Viana, Vera. Thinking, Drawing, Modelling. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. 2020.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-030-46804-0
  2. Viana, Vera. Geometrias’19 Book of Abstracts. Porto, Portugal: Aproged. 2019.
    Published
  3. Viana, Vera. Jornadas Didácticas 2018: Livro de Resumos. Porto, Portugal: Aproged. 2018.
    Published
  4. Viana, Vera. Geometrias'17: Book of Abstracts. Porto, Portugal: Aproged. 2017.
    Published
  5. Viana, Vera. Geometrias & Graphica 2015 Proceedings. Porto, Portugal: Aproged. 2016.
    Published
  6. Viana, Vera. Geometrias 2014 Proccedings. Porto, Portugal: Aproged. 2014.
    Published
Journal article
  1. Viana, Vera. "From Solid to Plane Tessellations, and Back". Nexus Network Journal 20 3 (2018): 741-768. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00004-018-0389-5.
    Published • 10.1007/s00004-018-0389-5
  2. viana, vera. "Dynamic Geometry Software and Augmented Reality Samples for High School Descriptive Geometry Teaching". Revista Electrónica de Investigación, Docencia i Creatividad 3 (2014): 46-60. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5Sju9aeFZ8AYTJHc3VhVGdDR3M/edit.
    Open access • Published
  3. viana, vera; Viana, Vera. "Descriptive geometry learning is no more threatened by dynamic geometry software than stairs by elevators". Indagatio Didactica 5 1 (2013): 85-102. https://doi.org/10.34624/id.v5i1.4306 .
    Open access • Published • https://doi.org/10.34624/id.v5i1.4306
  4. viana, vera. "Materiais didácticos para o Ensino da Geometria Descritiva no Ensino Secundário.". Boletim da Aproged 27 (2007): https://aproged.net/boletim01a27/#BOL27.
    Published
Journal issue
  1. Viana, Vera; Murtinho, Vítor; Xavier, João Pedro. "Boletim da Aproged #34". Boletim da Aproged 34 (2018): https://www.aproged.pt/geometrias17/boletim34digital.pdf.
    Published
  2. Vera Viana. "Boletim da Aproged #33". Boletim da Aproged 33 (2017): https://aproged.net/boletim33/.
  3. Viana, Vera. "Boletim da Aproged #32". Boletim da Aproged 32 (2015): https://aproged.net/boletim32/.
    Published
  4. Viana, Vera. "Boletim da Aproged n.º 31". Boletim da Aproged 31 (2014): https://aproged.net/boletim31/.
    Published
  5. Viana, Vera. "Boletim da Aproged n.º 30". Boletim da Aproged 30 (2013): https://aproged.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Geometrias13.pdf.
    Published
  6. Viana, Vera. "Boletim da Aproged n.º 29". Boletim da Aproged 29 (2012): https://aproged.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/boletim29protected-1.pdf.
    Published
  7. Viana, Vera. "Boletim da Aproged n.º 28". Boletim da Aproged 28 (2009): https://aproged.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/boletim28protected-1.pdf.
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Viana, Vera. "Aplicações Didácticas sobre Poliedros para o Ensino da Geometria". PhD, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro Escola de Ciências e Tecnologia, 2020.
Website
  1. Viana, Vera. geometry addiction. 2014. https://veraviana.net/.
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2020/12/11 Non-Uniform Polyhedra in Daniele Barbaro's La Pratica della Perspettiva Daniele Barbaro e lo Studio patavino. Architettura, arte e scienza in occasione dei 400 anni della morte
Universitá di Padova (Padova, Italy)
2019/11/26 Tessellations Within Tessellations Symmetry Art and Science: 11th Congress and Exhibition,
Kanasawa Institute of Technology (Kanasawa, Japan)
2019/07/03 Geometria Descritiva Interactiva 2º Workshop – Software Livre de Matemática
Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal)
2018/10/18 Preenchimento uniforme do espaço com poliedros convexos Unidade Curricular “Discursos Interdisciplinares sobre Geometria”
Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade do Porto (Porto, Portugal)
2018/09/29 Topological Interlocking of Convex Regular Polyhedra. RCA 2018 Research Culture in Architecture - International Conference on Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration
FATUK - Faculty of Architecture, TU Kaiserslautern. (Kaiserslautern, Germany)
2018/08/06 Interactive Expansion of Achiral Polyhedra 18th International Conference on Geometry and Graphics
Politecnico di Milano (Milão, Italy)
2018/06/14 Architectonic Tessellations as Constructive Modules Nexus 2018: Relationships between Architecture and Mathematics
Università di Pisa (Pisa, Italy)
2015/06 Interactive Resources for an Active Descriptive Geometry Learning. ICTMT 12 - 12th International Conference on Technology in Mathematics Teaching
Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade do Algarve (Faro, Portugal)
2015/01 Recursos digitais para a Didática e a Aprendizagem da Geometria Descritiva Projeto TEA - Tablets no Ensino e na Aprendizagem
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Escola Eça de Queirós (Lisbon, Portugal)
2014/07 Dynamic Geometry Software and Augmented Reality Samples for High School Descriptive Geometry Teaching ENTENP 2014 - Conference on Enabling Teachers for Entrepreneurship Education
Universidad de Granada (Granada)
2013/06 Descriptive Geometry Learning is no more Threatened by Dynamic Geometry Software than Stairs by Elevators III Dia Geogebra em Portugal
Universidade de Aveiro (Aveiro, Portugal)

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2021/01/12 - 2021/09/19 Session "Symmetry, Structure, and Information" in the Online 2021 Summit of the International Society for the Study of Information. (2021/09/12 - 2021/09/19)
Conference (Member of the Organising Committee)
International Society for the Study of Information, Austria

International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry, Hungary
2019/09/05 - 2019/09/07 Conferência Internacional Geometrias'19 (2019/09/05 - 2019/09/07)
Conference (Co-organisor)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal

Aproged (Associação dos Professores de Geometria e de Desenho), Portugal
2017/06/16 - 2017/06/18 Conferência Internacional Geometrias'17 (2017/06/16 - 2017/06/18)
Conference (Co-organisor)
Aproged (Associação dos Professores de Geometria e de Desenho), Portugal
2015/10/01 - 2015/10/03 Conferência Internacional Geometrias & Graphica 2015 (2015/10/01 - 2015/10/03)
Conference (Co-organisor)
Aproged (Associação dos Professores de Geometria e de Desenho), Portugal
2014/05/17 - 2014/05/18 Conferência Internacional Geometrias'14 (2014/05/17 - 2014/05/18)
Conference (Co-organisor)
Aproged (Associação dos Professores de Geometria e de Desenho), Portugal
2013/04/06 - 2013/04/07 Conferência Internacional Geometrias'13 (2013/04/06 - 2013/04/07)
Conference (Co-organisor)
Aproged (Associação dos Professores de Geometria e de Desenho), Portugal

Association member

Society Organization name Role
2019/11/26 - Current SIS - SYMMETRY : International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry Individual member
2018/08/03 - Current ISGG : International Society for Geometry and Graphics Individual member
1999/01 - Current APROGED : Associação dos Professores de Geometria e de Desenho (Portuguese Geometry and Drawing Teachers' Association) Director

Committee member

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization
2019/11/26 - Current As an International Advisory Board of the International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry (SIS-Symmetry), contributes to the discussion and planning of SIS-Symmetry¿s events; co-organizes international events with peer-reviewed calls for submissions on the interdisciplinary studies of symmetry; manages and updates the SIS-Symmetry¿s website.
Advisor / Consultant
International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry, Hungary
2014/07 - Current Editorial Board of the Nexus Network Journal as Conference Report Editor Contributes to the and reviews reports on worldwide conferences and events, that foster academic and discussions and the scientific development on the relationships between architecture and mathematics.
Advisor / Consultant
Nexus Network Journal , Italy

Conference scientific committee

Conference name Conference host
2021/07/26 - 2021/07/29 Nexus 20/21: Relationships between Architecture and Mathematics Faculty of Architecture, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
2021/01/18 - 2021/01/22 ICGG 2020 - International Conference on Geometry and Graphics Universidade de São Paulo
2019/09/05 - 2019/09/07 Geometrias'19 : Polyhedra and Beyond Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
2018/08/03 - 2018/08/07 ICGG 2018 (International Conference on Geometry and Graphics Politecnico di Milano
2018/06/07 - 2018/06/09 moNGeometrija 2018 Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad

Journal scientific committee

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2014/07 - Current Nexus Network Journal (1522-4600) SpringerNature / Birkhäuser