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 The picture to the right shows him with his daughter Likilisa. Gerdes named his most recent mathematical patterns "Liki" after her.