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Chinese Name : 文耀光

Variants : Man, Y. K.

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 2017-18, he is an invited guest editor of Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, for the special issue on Teacher's Noticing.

Dr Man is an Associate Professor of the Department of Mathematics and Information Technology. He teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses of mathematics and mathematics education, as well as professional development courses for in-service mathematics teachers.


Research interests

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

Professional information

Scopus ID : 15846029300

ORCID : 0000-0003-3987-9676

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mathematics Social Sciences
Partial fractions Mathematics
Teaching Social Sciences
Oliver Heaviside Mathematics
System of Linear Equations Mathematics
Denominator Mathematics
Division Mathematics
Vandermonde Matrix Mathematics

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Research Outputs 1993 2019

Isosceles trapezium with inscribed circle: Further exploration

MAN, Y. K., Jun 2019, In : Learning & Teaching Mathematics. 2019, 26, p. 26-27

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

On computing the inverse of Vandermonde matrix via synthetic divisions

MAN, Y. K., 2019, Transactions on engineering technologies: 25th World Congress on Engineering (WCE 2017). AO, S-I., GELMAN, L. & KIM, H. K. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 121-128

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

On the area of an inscribed quadrilateral of a parallelogram

MAN, Y. K., Jun 2019, In : Learning & Teaching Mathematics. 2019, 26, p. 34-35

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mathematics Education

A cover up approach to linear homogeneous recurrence relation

MAN, Y. K., 2018, In : Advances in Theoretical and Applied Mathematics. 13, 2, p. 101-105

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Recurrence relation
System of Linear Equations
Generating Function
Initial conditions

A geometric proof of Heron’s formula

MAN, Y. K., Dec 2018, In : Learning and Teaching Mathematics. 2018, 25, p. 40-41

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle