Paulus Gerdes
Mathematician Paulus Gerdes is former Vice-Chancellor of the "Universidade Pedagogica" (1989-1996, Mozambique) and president of the International Study Group on Ethnomathematics. Among his books published in English are "Geometry from Africa: Mathematical and educational explorations" (The Mathematical Association of America, Washington, 1999), and "Lusona: Geometrical Recreations of Africa" (L'Harmattan, Paris, 1997). His email is pgerdes@virconn.com. The picture to the right shows him with his daughter Likilisa. Gerdes named his most recent mathematical patterns "Liki" after her.