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Ricardo Teixeira, Ph.D.

Chair, Natural Sciences and Mathematics Department
Associate Professor of Mathematics

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Phone: (361) 570-4206

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Biography

Ricardo Teixeira began teaching at the University of Houston – Victoria (UHV) in the fall of 2010, when the university received the first class of freshman and sophomore students. He helped implemented the lower-division math courses and first-year seminar. Since then, Dr. Teixeira has been teaching lower-division, upper-division and graduate courses at UHV.

Publications

Ricardo Teixeira and Edward Odell, On S1-Strictly Singular Operators, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society. 143 (2015), pages 4745-4757.

Ricardo Teixeira et al., New Mathway Project: Statistical Reasoning, University of Texas at Austin – Dana Center, 2015.

Ricardo Teixeira, Magical Data Restoration, New Horizons, Mathematical Association of America, 2016.

Ricardo Teixeira et al., New Mathway Project: Reasoning with Functions II, University of Texas at Austin – Dana Center, 2017.

Ricardo Teixeira, Explaining Magic Tricks Through Numeral Systems – Part 1, Symmetry Plus, Mathematical Association, 2017.

Ricardo Teixeira, Explaining Magic Tricks Through Numeral Systems – Part 2, Symmetry Plus, Mathematical Association, (to appear) 2017.

Ricardo Teixeira, Probability and Magic, Plus Magazine, 2017.

Ricardo Teixeira and Jang-Woo Park, Mathematical Explanation and Generalization of Penn and Teller’s Love Ritual Magic Trick, Journal of Magic Research, 2017.

References

Supporting Mathematics

Dr. Teixeira also supports education through different lines. He is the faculty advisor of an honor society (UHV’s Gamma Beta Phi), the founder of a science club for elementary school students, the director of the Mathematics Program at UHV, the director of the Core Curriculum at UHV, the organizer of the annual Math and Robotics Awareness Day (event that has brought over 1,000 high school students to campus for activities and competitions), a member in the Living and Learning Communities, a member of the STEAM panel at Children’s Discovery Museum, a member of the Site-Based Decision Team for a local elementary school, and member of several other committees in Victoria.