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Dr Man obtained his BSc (Hons) degree in Mathematics from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and his MSc (with Distinction) and PhD degrees in Mathematics from Queen Mary, University of London, UK. He also obtained a PGDE (with Distinction) from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

His publications include books, book chapters, conference papers, international refereed journal articles and CD-ROMs in the areas of Computer Algebra, Geometry, History of Mathematics, Problem Solving, Number Theory, Mathematical Algorithms, Computer Assisted Learning in Mathematics and Mathematics Educaton, etc. Together with his team members, Dr Man had received a Certificate of Merit in a QEF Project called "Promoting problem-solving practices among teachers and pupils in primary mathematics" in 2008. He had also received the Sir Robert Black Trust Fund scholarships and the ORS scholarships from Hong Kong and the United Kingdom before. He is now a member of the International Association of Engineers (IAENG). He also serves as an Editorial Board member for a number of international journals in recent years. In 2017-18, he was an invited guest editor of Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, for the special issue on Teacher's Noticing.

Dr Man teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses of mathematics and mathematics education, as well as professional development courses for in-service mathematics teachers. He served as the Programme Leader of the Master of Arts in Mathematics and Pedagogy Programme and the Associate Head of the Department of Mathematics and Information Technology in 2011-2019.

Scopus Author ID: 15846029300

ORCID ID: 0000-0003-3987-9676

AD Scientific Index ID: 404988

Research interests

  • Mathematics Education
  • Computer Algebra (Symbolic Computation)
  • Differential Equations
  • Mathematical Algorithms
  • Mathematical Problem-solving
  • History of Mathematics

External Appointments

  1. Editorial Board member of International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mathematics
  2. Editorial Board member of American Journal of Mathematical and Computer Modelling
  3. Editorial Board member of International Journal of Applied and Experimental Mathematics
  4. Editorial Board member of Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics
  5. Guest editor of Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (SSCI) for the special issue on Teacher's Noticing (2017-18)
  6. External Examiner of a PhD thesis, Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University, 2017-18
  7. Internal Examiner of a EdD thesis, The Education University of Hong Kong, March 2017
  8. Invited Session Chair, International Conference on Electrical Engineering, IMECS, March 2018, Hong Kong
  9. Invited Session Chair, International Conference of Applied and Engineering Mathematics, WCE, July 2017, London, UK
  10. Inivted Session Chair, International Conference on Computer Science, IMECS, March 2017, Hong Kong
  11. Guest of Honour, National Math Bee (HK) Final, 2016-17
  12. Invited participant in the Times Higher Education World University Ranking (2016-2017)
  13. Invited participant in the QS Global Academic Survey on World University Rankings (2014-2017)
  14. Guest of Honour, Hong Kong Mathematics Olympiad (2011-12, 2012-13, 2014-15)
  15. Adjudicator of the Hong Kong Primary Mathematics Competition (2012, 2013, 2014)
  16. 評判,港澳數學電子課堂設計比賽,澳門數學教育研究會與資訊科技教育領袖協會 (2014)
  17. Member of Assessment Panel on Mathematics Key Learning Area, the Chief Executive's Award for Teaching Excellence (2010-2011)
  18. Member of Editorial Board, Datum: Journal of Mathematics Education (2011-12)
  19. Academic Consultant, Mathematics and Technology Monthly (2008 onwards)
  20. Invited speaker of the History of Mathematics Seminar organized by EDB (2008)
  21. Invited speaker of the "Reading to Learn Mathematics" Seminar organized by EDB (2006, 2007)
  22. Member of Assessment Panel on Mathematics Key Learning Area, the Chief Executive's Award for Teaching Excellence (2005-2006)
  23. Member of Programme Committee, Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (Hawaii, 2005)
  24. Member of Editorial Board, Proceedings of the Conference on Mathematics Education, HKIEd (2005)
  25. Member of Non-graduate Teacher Qualifications Assessment Examination Committee (NGTQA), Hong Kong Examinatons Authority (1996-2000)
  26. Member of Primary Mathematics Attainment Test Working Group, Hong Kong Education Department (1997-1999)
  27. Invited reviewer for the following journals:
    • British Journal of Mathematics and Computer
    • Mathematics and Computer Science
    • Journal of Applied Mathematics
    • Applied Mathematics and Computation
    • Educational Research and Reviews
    • IEEE Transactions on Circuit and Systems I
    • Symmetry, Integrability and Geometry: Methods and Applications (SIGMA)
    • Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications
    • International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology
    • Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching
    • Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics
    • Journal of Symbolic Computation
    • Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical
    • Journal of Computer Physics Communications
    • Journal of Mathematical Physics
    • Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching

Professional information

Teaching Interests

  • History and Pedagogy of Mathematics
  • Problem Solving
  • Geometry and Measurements
  • Elementary Number Theory


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