Eduardo Luna

 

Eduardo Antonio Luna was born in Santiago, in the Dominican Republic, in January the 30th of 1938. He graduated in Mathematics and Physics (1961, Habana University, Cuba). Obtained his Masters (1996) and Ph.D. in Mathematics (1973), in both at the Catholic University of America (Washington, USA).

He was a professor at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica “Madre y Maestra” of the Dominican Republic until 1989. Since that year, he has been  a professor and researcher at Barry University, in Miami, USA.

Dr Luna has been a member for several institutions, groups and committees, among which we can highlight: president of the InterAmerican Committee of Math Education (1987/95); member of the International Commission on Mathematics Instruction (ICMI, 1991/94); Vice-president for the  Research and Development Center of the Latin American Math Education (1988/93), joint program  at PPUMM, British Columbia University and the Canadian International Development Agency; participant of the Third International Math and Science Study (TIMSS) and member of the International Committee of the ICME-7 Program (1989/92).

Eduardo Luna is an author and coauthor of many math and math education books, and of various articles on  the teaching of mathematics.