Tom Davis

Institution: None: retired
Math Circle(s): San Jose Math Circle
Facilitator for: Student Circles, Teacher Circles
Available for: In-person
Tom Davis has a Caltech BS and a Stanford PhD, both in mathematics, plus two years as a post-doc in the Stanford EE department. He was a founder and principal scientist at Silicon Graphics for 16 years. For the past 20 years he has been busy coaching middle- and high-school students and middle-school teachers to apply problem solving techniques in mathematics. He has also written a number of game-like computer programs for students to explore topics like Euclidean geometry, group theory and surreal numbers.