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 Media X 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 32 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 an advisor on issues of mathematics learning and assessment using video games for GlassLab and ETS. And he is "the Math Guy" on National Public Radio.
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I spent the first half of 2014 at Princeton University as the Stanley Kelly, Jr. Visiting Professor for
Distinguished Teaching in the Mathematics Department. Here is a poster of the course I gave.


Recent books including general audience mathematics books.
Amazon Author's Page Author information and a list of all my books available through Amazon.com.
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, on a bike.

Speaking engagements General information and list of upcoming events.
List of past public lectures and radio and tv appearances 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. Does not play over Web, right/option-click to download. Use spacebar to turn the page.
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: Introduction to Mathematical Thinking, Keith Devlin (July 2012)

NEW BOOK: The Man of Numbers: Fibonacci's Arithmetic Revolution, Walker Books (July 2011)

NEW BOOK: Leonardo and Steve: The Young Genius Who Beat Apple to Market by 800 Years, e-book original, Ted Weinstein (July 2011)

NEW BOOK: Mathematics Education for a New Era: Video Games as a Medium for Learning, AK Peters/CRC Press (March 2011)

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