Investigadora principal

Teresa Fernández Blanco (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela)

fotocarnet8 (2)Dr. Teresa Fernández is professor at University of Santiago de Compostela. She holds a Bachelor Degree in pure Mathematics, and a Master Degree in Education. She also holds two PhDs: one in Numerical Methods in Partial Differential Equations and a second one in Didactic of Experimental Sciences. She is a known researcher in geometry and modelling, having supervised several PhD thesis in this area of research integrating STEM. Since 2006, she is secretary of the Department of Didáctica de las Ciencias Experimentales at the Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Santiago of Compostela. She is also member and coordinator of the SEIEM (Sociedad Española de Investigación en Educación Matemática) Scientific Committee. Apart from the above, Teresa has collaborated and led a large number of national and international projects in mathematics education. At the moment, she is closely colaborating with University of Cantabria.


Kristof Fenyvesi University of Jyväskylä

Kristóf Fenyvesi, PhD – is a researcher of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) Trans- and Multidisciplinary Learning and Contemporary Cultural Studies at University of Jyväskylä’s Department of Art and Culture Studies. He is the Vice-President of the world largest mathematics and arts community, the Bridges Organization. His main responsibilities include the coordination of the annual Bridges conference’s workshop paper track and the Bridges’ outreach program, the Family Day. In 2013 he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of International Symmetry Association and in 2008 he started Experience Workshop—International Math-Art Movement for Experience-oriented Education of Mathematics. His main areas of research are STEAM education; inquiry-based, cooperative, playful and experience-oriented approaches in mathematics education; problem-solving in science and in art education; connecting hands-on activities and digital modeling in science, art and design education; science & art connections in learning; phenomenon-based learning and co-teaching; inter-, cross- and transdisciplinary management and trans-curricular leadership in education; interdisciplinary aesthetics and philosophy.

Zsolt Lavicza Metropolitan University of Budapest

Dr Zsolt Lavicza is currently working part-time as an Associate Lecturer in Mathematics Education at the University of Cambridge as well as he is the Director of Research for the GEOMATECH project in Hungary. Dr Lavicza has been researching technology applications and its integration into mathematics and science education during the past 13 years and worked as the Head of research and community development for the International GeoGebra Institute.


Investigadores asistentes

Maitane Pérez Istúriz (Universidad de Cantabria)


Maitane obtuvo su licenciatura de matemáticas en la Universidad de Cantabria en 2013. En 2014 obtuvo el Máster en Formación del Profesorado de Secundaria de Matemáticas. En su trabajo de fin de máster, analizó por qué los estudiantes de 12-16 años cometen errores cuando resuelven una ecuación lineal. En 2014 empezó su doctorado en Educación Matemática bajo la supervisión de Jose Diego-Mantecón e Irene Polo. Maitane siempre ha estado interesada en la Educación matemática y ha trabajado como profesora de apoyo en colegios españoles. Actualmente, es profesora asociada y estudiante de doctorado en la Universidad de Cantabria.

Zaira Ortiz Laso (Universidad de Cantabria)

Zaira Ortiz Laso obtuvo el Grado en Matemáticas en la Universidad de Cantabria en 2016. En 2017 obtuvo el Máster en Formación del Profesorado de Secundaria en la especialidad de Matemáticas. Actualmente trabaja como investigadora asistente  en la Universidad de Cantabria.