‘INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE-CUM-WORKSHOP ON MATHEMATICS EDUCATION’ CONCLUDES
No.407/2021-2022 Aizawl, 22nd November, 2021 : The week long ‘International Conference-cum-Workshop on Mathematics Education’ organised by Mizoram University and University of Guadalajara, Mexico and sponsored by Human Resources Development Board, Government of Mizoram and Mathematics Society of Mizoram which kicked off on 15th November concluded on 20th November. The concluding session of the conference was graced by Prof J.K.Patnaik, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Mizoram University Dr Oscar Blanco Alonso, Secretary, University of Guadalaraja, Mexico and Pu James Lalrinchhana, Director, School Education.
The closing session was chaired by Prof Jamal Hussain, MZU where Prof Veronica Vargas, University of Guadalaraja welcomed and thanked the participants. Prof J.K.Patnaik, said that Mizoram University was working on ways to remove mathematics phobia in students and make the subject interesting. Pu James Lalrinchhana who also spoke on the occasion hoped that mathematics educators in the state must have gained a lot in terms of teaching the subject. Dr Oscar Blanco Alonso harped on the need for mathematicians to come together and remove the fear of the subject through technology.
Dr J.P.Singh, Head, Department of Mathematics MZU highlighted that 612 research scholars had registered for the conference. Out of several research papers received as a part of the conference proceedings, 20 papers were selected for final presentation. Doctoral scholar Shereen El Bedewy, of Johannes Kepler University, Linz was awarded Best Paper for her submission ‘Taj Mahal as an Architectural, Mathematical, Cultural and Historic Reason for a STEAM practice’. Renowned mathematicians - Dr G.C. Dominguez USA, Prof T.K.Dutta, India, Prof K.Fenyvesi, Finland, Prof B.Kaur, Singapore, Prof Z.Lavicza, Austria and Mizoram’s pioneer mathematician Dr. LN Tluanga presented special talk series on various aspects of mathematics education.