I am a Professor of Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Denver.

Specialization(s)

functional analysis, math education

Professional Biography

I was born in Guatemala and I got my Bachelors in math at Universidad del Valle de Guatemala. I came to the USA to pursue graduate studies. I got my masters and PhD in math at Texas A&M University. I had a post-doc at the Weizmann Institute of Sciences. I had a visiting position at Case Western Reserve University and then I spent several years at the University of Texas at San Antonio. I came to the University of Denver in 2001. My math research interests are non-commutative harmonic analysis, operator algebras, operator spaces, and Banach space theory.

Degree(s)

Ph.D., Mathematics, Texas A&M University

Research

I have research interest in pure mathematics and in math education. In mathematics my recent work has been centered around non-commutative harmonic analysis, operator algebras, operator spaces, and Banach space theory. In math education I have been involved in several projects that use games and puzzles to teach important math concepts, designing adaptive algorithms, and using technology to design cost effective professional development for teachers.

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