Dana-Picard

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Prof. Dana-Picard Noah Thierry,
Head of the Chair for Research in Torah, Mathematics and Education
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Curriculum Vitae
קורות חיים

Education

השכלה

Université de Nice (France) :

1981  Doctorat de Troisième Cycle en Mathématiques (Géométrie Algébrique)

1976 C.A.P.E.S.   (Certificat   d'Aptitude   au  Professorat dans l'Enseignement Secondaire)

1976 D.E.A. (Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies) in Mathématiques (Géométrie Analytique)

1975 Maîtrise en Mathématiques Pures

1973  DUES in Mathématiques et Physique

 Bar-Ilan University (Israel):

1991    Ph.D. in Mathematics (Non-commutative Algebra)

 

Membership in Professional Societies

חברות בארגונים מקצועיים

From 1984: American Mathematical Society (AMS).

From 1984: Israel Mathematical Union (IMU) .

From 1998: European Society for Research in Mathematics Education.

From 2004: European Mathematical Society (EMS).

From 2012 : Association des Anciens Elèves des Grandes Ecoles – AAEGE (Alumni in Israel of Universities and French Engineering Schools).

From time to time since 1999:  International Group of Psychology of Mathematical Education (IGPME).

From 2015 Member (expert) of SEOC (Space Education and Outreach Committee) of the International Astronautical Federation.

From 2015 : member of ACM (the Association for Computing Machinery ) and of  SIGSAM (Special Interest Group in Symbolic and Algebraic Manipulation, supporting research in computer algebra, a sub-organisation of ACM,). Member of  SIGSAM Working Group. Member of the Association for Computer Machinery (ACM)

From 2016 Member of the  International Symmetry Association.

 

Academic positions

From 2013 Head, Research Chair for Education, Mathematics and Judaism, Jerusalem College of Technology

2009-2013 President of Jerusalem College of Technology.

2006-2009 Head of Department of Mathematics, JCT.

1996-2006  Head of Mathematics Department, Orot  Israel College, Elkana (Israel).

1991-2000  Head of Mathematics Department, Talpiot College, Tel-Aviv (Israel).

 

Languages (R/W and spoken)

(שפות (קריאה, כתיבה, דיבור

French, Hebrew, English, German.

 

Journal activities

כתבי עט

From 1994  Reviewer, Mathematical Reviews.

From 1995  Reviewer, Zentralblatt fűr Mathematik.

1996-2000 Member of the Editorial Board of the “Aleph-0”Journal, Jerusalem.

2000  Referee, Compositio Mathematica.

From 2000  Referee, International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology.

From 2005  Referee, International Journal of Technology in Mathematics Education.

2006  Referee, The Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education.

2008 Referee, International Journal of Network Management.

From 2009 Member of the International Editorial Board,  International Journal of Technology in Mathematics Education, U.K.

From 2009 Member of the International Editorial Board,  International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, U.K.

From 2010 Member of the Editorial Board, Beor Hatorah, Jerusalem.

From 2011 Regular contributor to Le Plus Hebdo (weekly magazine of the French Jewish Community in Israel and in France).

2012 Referee, Communications in Algebra

From 2014 Member of the Editorial Board, Israel Science Info, Paris, France

From 2015 Referee for the International Journal of Research in Undergraduate  Mathematics Education

2016-2018 Special editor, Journal of Mathematics in Computer Science 

Grants

2005-2007 Th. Dana-Picard and I. Kidron: Research Grant: The influence of the discrete-continuous interplay on students' conceptual thinking processes in Mathematics, Israel Science Foundation.

2008 Th. Dana-Picard and Y. Badihi: R&D grant: Virtual Reality serving Mathematics Education, Israel Inter-University Center for e-Learning (Meital).

2016-2018 Erasmus project (with Metropolitan University, Budapest, Hungary and Nelson Mandela University, South Africa): STEAM education.

2018-2019 (with P. Kamoun):  Long Term Monitoring of Vegetation and Water Cycles for Modeling of Mediterranean Ecosystem Functioning, Israel Ministry of Science and Space.      

 

Selected Publications

פרסומים נבחרים

  1. Th. Dana-Picard (2010): Integral representations of Catalan numbers, International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology 41 (1), 63-69.
  2. D. Zeitoun and Th. Dana-Picard (2010): Accurate visualization of graphs of functions of two real variables, International Journal of Computational and Mathematical Sciences 4(1), 1-11.  Available: http://www.waset.org/journals/ijcms/v4/v4-1-1.pdf
  3. Th. Dana-Picard, G. Mann and N. Zehavi (2011): From conic intersections to toric intersections: the case of the isoptic curves of an ellipse, The Montana Mathematical Enthusiast 9 (1), available: http://www.math.umt.edu/TMME/vol9no1and2/index.html.
  4. Th. Dana-Picard (2011): Integral presentations of Catalan numbers and Wallis formula, International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology 42 (1), 122-128.\
  5. Th. Dana-Picard and D. Zeitoun (2012): Sequences of definite integrals, infinite series and Stirling numbers, International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology 43 (2), 219-230.
  6. Th. Dana-Picard and D. Zeitoun (2012): Parametric integrals, Wallis formula and Catalan numbers, International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology 43 (4), 515-520.
  7. Th. Dana-Picard, N. Zehavi and G. Mann (2014): Bisoptic curves of a hyperbola,International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology 45 (5), 762-78.
  8. Th. Dana-Picard (2015): כי אראה שמיך מעשה אצבעותיך, to appear in BDD (journal for Torah and Science, Bar Ilan University, Israel
  9. Th. Dana-Picard and N. Zehavi (2016): Revival of a classical topic in Differential Geometry: the exploration of envelopes in a computerized environment, International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology 47(6), 938-959. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0020739X.2015.1133852
  10. Th. Dana-Picard and N. Zehavi (2016): Automated Study of Envelopes of 1-parameter Families of  Surfaces, to appear in 'Applications of Computer Algebra 2015: Kalamata, Greece', Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics (PROMS).
  11. Th. Dana-Picard and D. Zeitoun (2016):  Exploration of Parametric Integrals related to a Question of Soil Mechanics, International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology. Published online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0020739X.2016.1256445
  12. Th. Dana-Picard and N. Zehavi (2016). Envelopes in a computerized environment: the transition from 2D to 3D,   In E. Nardi, C. Winsløw & T. Hausberger (Eds.), Proceedings of the First Conference of the International Network for Didactic Research in University Mathematics (INDRUM 2016, 31 March-2 April 2016) (pp. 370-379). Montpellier, France: University of Montpellier and INDRUM
  13. Th. Dana-Picard (2015): כי אראה שמיך מעשה אצבעותיך, to appear in BDD (journal for Torah and Science, Bar Ilan University, Israel).
  14. Th. Dana-Picard and N. Zehavi (2016): Automated Study of Envelopes of 1-parameter Families of Surfaces, to appear in 'Applications of Computer Algebra 2015: Kalamata, Greece', Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics (PROMS).
  15. D. Zeitoun and Th. Dana-Picard (2016):  Zooming algorithms for accurate plotting of functions of two real variables, to appear in 'Applications of Computer Algebra 2015: Kalamata, Greece', Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics.
  16. Th. Dana-Picard and D. Zeitoun (2017):  Exploration of Parametric Integrals related to a Question of Soil Mechanics, International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology 48 (4).   Referenced in the Online Encyclopaedia of Integer Sequences page ).
  17. Th. Dana-Picard and N. Zehavi (2017): Automated Study of Envelopes: transition from 1-parameter to 2-parameter families of surfaces,  The Electronic Journal of Mathematics and Technology 11(3), (14 pages) ,October 2017, available here.
  18. Th. Dana-Picard and D. Zeitoun (2017): A framework for an ICT-based study of parametric integrals, Mathematics in Computer Science 11 (3-4),285-296. Available here.
  19. Th. Dana-Picard and S. Hershkovitz (2018): A Glimpse at Mathematics in Jewish Traditional Artefacts, invited paper, to appear in the  Symmetry Journal.
  20. Th. Dana-Picard and S. Hershkovitz (2018): Geometrical Features of a Jewish Monument: Study with a DGS, Preprint.
  21. Th. Dana-Picard (2018): Automated study of a trifolium, submitted.
  22. Th. Dana-Picard and A. Naiman (2018): Isoptics of a Fermat Curve, submitted.
  23. D.G. Zeitoun and Th. Dana-Picard (2018): On the usage of different coordinate systems for 3D plots of functions of two real variables, submitted.
  24. Th. Dana-Picard (2018): Automated study of the isoptic curves of an astroid, submitted

Books and chapters in books

2017 Th. Dana-Picard and G. Morali (edts): לדעת בארץ דרכך, Essays on Torah and Science, JCT and Bet-El Library, Bet-El. 480 pages.

My papers in the book:

ארנבות, יופי וחסד – על מתמטיקה ואסתטיקה: היד הנעלמה בטבע (Rabbits, beauty and kindness – on mathematics and aesthetics: the hand hidden in nature), 69-96.

  • המבנה הפרקטאלי של הזמן (the Fractal Structure of Jewish Time), 137-158.
  • תשא עיניך השמימה וראית – מבוא לפרקים על אסטרונומיה (Raise your Eyes towards the Heavens – Introduction to chapters on astronomy), 219-228.
  • ליקויי חמה וליקויי מאורות (Eclipses), 229-248.
  • והיה העקוב למישור – מבט אמוני על עקומות וישרים (And the rugged shall be made level – a "emunah" point of view on curvature and straightness),  249-268.

Th. Dana-Picard Thierry and S. Hershkovitz, (forthcoming 2018). Mathematical Education in Israeli Religious High Schools. In: Movshovitz-Hadar, N. (Ed).K-12 Mathematics Education in Israel - Issues and Challenges, Chapter 5. Series on Mathematics Education: Volume 13, World Scientific Publication, Singapore. ISBN: 978-981-3231-18-4

2018Th. Dana-Picard and G. Morali (edts): לדעת בארץ דרכך, Essays on Torah and Science, Vol 2 (in preparation)

Other activities

  1. Torah and Science: short papers (in French and in Hebrew), and videos of public lectures

Selected recent talks

מבחר הרצאות

12.09.11 (with N. Zehavi and G. Mann) Bisoptic curves of conics and toric intersections, Joint meeting Polish Math Society Israel Math Union, Lodz, Poland.

12.09.11 Paths of light trapped in plane closed curves, Joint meeting Polish Math Society Israel Math Union, Lodz, Poland.

13.05.12 Conscience juive et recherche scientifique, Le premier colloque franco-israélien sur Science et Torah, Institut Elie Wiesel, Paris, France.

13.07.12 (with N. Zehavi and G. Mann) Instrumented techniques and extension of curriculum in Analytic Geometry, ICME 12, Seoul, South Korea.

18.10.09 Th. Dana-Picard: Une vision toranique sur l’astronomie moderne

 (מבט תורני על אסטרונומיה מודרנית), Centre Culturel de la Communauté Juive, Nice, France.

29.05.11  Torah and Academy,  Ir.Akademia, Jerusalem.

10.07.12 Mathematical thinking and Talmudic Thinking, The Israeli Cultural Center, Seoul, South Korea, broadcasted by Channel IT: http://www.channelit.co.kr/

10.07.12 (with G. Mann and N. Zehavi) Instrumented techniques and extension of curriculum in Analytic Geometry, ICME-12, Seoul, South Korea.

25.09.2012 Le Ciel raconte la Gloire de D.(השמים מספרים כבוד א-ל, הרצאה בתורה ופזיקה מודרנית), Institut Yair-Manitou, Jerusalem. Available: http://www.yair-manitou.org.il/207611/Conference-du-Prof

22.05.13 Bisoptic curves of conics: mathematical and educational aspects, invited one-hour lecture, Faculty of Education, Cambridge University, U.K.

17.06.13 Invited speaker and panel member: The State of Israel and the Jews overseas: mutual influence, World Orthodox Leadership Forum, Jerusalem, Israel.

03.11.13 Solutions universitaires aux défis sociaux en Israël, Kesher Day Geneva 2013, Geneva, Switzerland.

06.11.13 Le trait d’union entre Pensée Juive et Pensée Scientifique, Jewish Community Center, Lausanne, Switzerland.

19.11.13 ICT-based exploration of connections between mathematical domains, Greek Mathematical Society, Athens, Greece.

17.01.14 Torah and Science: G-d’s world is one world, A tribute evening to Rav E. Zini, Technion, Haifa.

02.02.14 Nanotechnologies, 1-hour talk, KKL Conference “Israel aujourd’hui et demain », Paris. PDF

03.02.14 Torah-and-Science: mathematical issues in Talmud and Rabbinic work, Keynote, 2nd Jerusalem Conference on Research in Mathematics Education, Jerusalem. PDF

16.02.14 Talmudic Mathematical issues, International Workshop on Ethnomathematics, Ben Gurion University, Eilat, Israel. PDF

02.02.14  Technologies de pointe en Israël: nanotechnologies, énergie solaire … , Conférence invitée Journée du KKL : Israël aujourd’hui et demain, Paris. PDF VIDEO

10.03.14 "Women in scientific and technological curricula", lecture in French, Annual Conference, WIZO France, Palais Bourbon, Paris, PDF

06.07.14 Plane curves - revival of classical topics in an ICT rich environment, invited 90-minute talk, Department of Mathematics, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland.

09.02.15 Envelopes of 1-parameter families of curves and of surfaces, a new perspective, invited 1-hour lecture,  Department of Mathematics, University of South-Bohemia, Czech Republic.

27.01.16 Astronomy and Torah, invited 90-minute  lecture, Vaad Harabonim of Queens, Sephardic Synagogue and Center of Queens, Etz Chaim Synagogue, New York, USA. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3KMjxxsfDw and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B68qTfgbCsE

28.01.16 Jewish consciousness and scientific knowledge, invited 60 minute lecture, Bet Rivka, Brooklyn, USA.

08.03.16  Formation universitaire des jeunes femmes des communautés orthodoxes et éthiopiennes  en Israël, Keynote, WIZO Annual Conference, Jerusalem, Israel.

04.05.16  STEAM -  Mathematics and Jewish Art, 40 minute invited talk, Johannes Kepler University  STEM Education Centre, Linz, Austria.

21.07.16 Glimpses on Mathematics and Jewish Art (with S. Hershkovitz), Symmetry Festival, Technical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

09.08.16 (with S. Hershkovitz) The Golden Ratio – Examples from Jewish Culture, invited poster, Bridges Finland 2016: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Education, Culture, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland.

08.09.16 The usage of technology to revive classical mathematical topics, keynote, CADGME 5, Sapientia University, Tirgu Mures, Romania.

06.12.16 Th. Dana-Picard and S. Hershkovitz: Glimpses at Mathematics and Jewish Art (with a focus on symmetry), invited 1-hour lecture, Metropolitan University, Budapest. Hungary.

19.05.17 Th. Dana-Picard and S. Hershkovitz: Geometrical motives in Jewish traditional artifacts and their usage in STEM Education: One question – Three answers, STEM conference 2017, STEM Education Centre, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria. Available here.

26.06.17 Th. Dana-Picard: Talmudic points of view on Earthquakes, Research seminar on Earthquakes, JCT and HUJI.

18.07.17 Th. Dana-Picard: Automated study of a curve and its associated curve: the case of an astroidACA 2017 – International  conference on Applications of Computer Algebra (session: Automated Theorem Proving in Dynamic Geometry) JCT, Jerusalem.

18.07.17 Th. Dana-Picard and S. Hershkovitz: Activities built with GeoGebra around traditional Jewish artifacts, ACA 2017 – International  conference on Applications of Computer Algebra (session: Computer Algebra in  Education), JCT, Jerusalem.

21.07.17 Th. Dana-Picard: Inflection points of bisoptic curves of conics,  ACA 2017 – International  conference on Applications of Computer Algebra (session: Geometry of Plane Curves) JCT, Jerusalem.

 05.12.17 Th. Dana-Picard and S. Hershkovitz: Jewish Art and Plane Geometry collaborate in Mathematics Education, invited talk, STEAM Conference, Budapest Metropolitan University.

06.12.17   Th. Dana-Picard and S. Hershkovitz: Dynamical study of plane curves in pieces of art : an example for STEAM education in a technology-rich environment, invited talk, STEAM Conference, Budapest Metropolitan University.

16.01.18 A point of view of Torah on space exploration, One-day symposium on Torha and Science, Technion, Haifa.

Conferences committees

ועדות מדעיות

From 2009 Scientific Committee member, Science and Torah Conference (JCT-BIU-YU).

2012-2014 Founder and member of scientific committee – Jerusalem Conference for Research in Mathematics Education

2015-  Member of the local organizing committee, Jerusalem Conference for Research in Mathematics Education

2016 Member of the International Program Committee, International Astronautical Congress, Guadalajra, Mexico

2016 Member of the Scientific Committee (Working Group), ACA 2016 (22nd Conference on Applications of Computer Algebra, Kassel, Germany)

2017 Member of the organizing committee, the 5th Jerusalem Conference on Research on Mathematical Education.

2017 Chair of the 24th Conference on Torah and Science, Jerusalem.

2017 General Co-chair (with Prof. Ilias Kotsireas, Wilfrid Laurier University, ON, Canada) of the 23rd Conference on Applications of Computer Algebra (ACA 2017), Jerusalem, Israel.

2017 Member of the International Program Committee, International Astronautical Congress, Adelaide, Australia

2018 Member of the Organizing Committee, 6th Jeruslaem Conference on research on Mathematics Education.

2018 Member of the Scientific committee and organizing committee, Conference on Torah and Science, Bar Ilan University.

2019 Cochair, Special session on Computer Algebra in Education, ACA 2018, the 24th Inernational Conference on Applications of Computer Algebra, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Public service activities

1974-1978 Instructor and member of National Council, EEIF (French Jewish Scouts).

1976 EEIF delegate to 2nd Brussels Conference on Soviet Jewry.

1978-1984 Member of the Consistoire Israélite de Nice (board of the Jewish community).

1983-1984 Speaker (Classical Music), Radio Shalom Nitsan (Regional Radio – Nice area, France)

1980-1984 Instructor, Mouvement de l’Aliya de France (Tnuat Aliyah),Nice, 1980-1984.

From 1986 Founder and spiritual leader, Nachalat Emeth synagogue, Pisgat Zeev, Jerusalem.

1995-2008 Regular Lecturer, Friday’s Kolel, Jerusalem, 1995-2008.

From 2017 Member of the Board of Professionals, Qualita Organization (help to new immigrants).