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Dr. Eva Knoll
Assistant Professor

Office: Seton 433
Phone: (902) 457-6504
Fax: (902) 457-4911
E-mail: msvu.ca

 

 


 Research and Teaching Interests

  • Mathematical Research Situations in the Classroom (RSC)
  • Research experience in pure mathematics as a learning context
  • Affect in mathematics learning 
  • mathematics in art and in crafts,
  • arts in mathematics

Background

BSc, Architecture, McGill University
MSc, Aménagement, Université de Montréal
PhD, University of Exeter

 

Selected Publications

  • Knoll, E. and Taylor, T., Making Art, Doing Math. (Working Group Report). Proceedings of the Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group, 2012, p. 77-89
  • Knoll, E. and Landry, W. An Exploration of Froebel’s Gift Number 14 leads to Monolinear, Re-entrant, Dichromic Mono-Polyomino Weaving. In Sarhangi, R. and Séquin, C. (Eds.) Bridges Coimbra: Mathematical Connections between Art Music and Science, 2011
  • Morgan, S., Sack, J., Knoll, E., Creative Learning with Giant Triangles. In Bridges Pécs: Mathematical Connections between Art Music and Science, 2010
  • Knoll, E., The 2009 Mathematical Art Exhibition at the BRIDGES Renaissance Banff II Conference. Exhibit review for the Journal of Mathematics and the Arts. In the Journal of Mathematics and the Arts 4(2), pp 101-108
  • Knoll, E., Pattern Transference: Making a ‘Nova Scotia Tartan’ Bracelet Using the Peyote Stitch. In the Journal of Mathematics and the Arts 3(4), pp 185-194
  • Knoll, E., Transferring Patterns: From Twill to Peyote Stitch. In Sarhangi, R. and Séquin, C. (Eds.) Renaissance Banff II: Mathematical Connections in Art, Music and Science, 2009
  • Knoll, E., Silence! Reviving an Oral Tradition in Mathematics Education. In Harland, B. (Ed.) Silence in Teaching and Learning, Council of 3M National Teaching Fellows, pp. 131-133, 2008
  • Knoll, E., Building a Möbius Bracelet Using Safety Pins: A Problem of Modular Arithmetic and Staggered Positions. In Sarhangi, R. and Séquin, C. (Eds.) Bridges Leeuwarden: Mathematical Connections between Art Music and Science, pp. 79-86, 2008
  • Knoll, E., Sharp, J. and Tobie, R., Using D-Forms to Create a Calder Type Mobile. In Sarhangi, R. and Séquin, C. (Eds.) Bridges Leeuwarden: Mathematical Connections in Art, Music and Science, pp. 457-458, 2008
  • Knoll, E. and Reid, D., Discussing Beauty in Mathematics and in Art. In For the Learning of Mathematics, 27(3), pp. 31-33, 2007
  • Knoll, E. and Crowley, M, An Interactive/Collaborative Su Doku Quilt. In Sarhangi, R., (Ed.), Bridges London: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture, London, UK, pp. 237-244, 2006
  • Knoll, E., Finding the Dual of the Tetrahedral-Octahedral Space Filler. In Sarhangi, R., (Ed.), In Sarhangi, R., (Ed.), Meeting Alhambra, pp. 205-212, 2003
  • Knoll, E., From a Subdivided Tetrahedron to the Dodecahedron: Exploring Regular Colorings. In Sarhangi, R., (Ed.), Bridges: Mathematical Connections in Art, Music and Science, pp. 257-261, 2002
  • Knoll, E., Life after Escher: a (Young) Artist’s Journey. In Emmer, M. and Schattschneider, D., (Eds.), M.C. Escher’s Legacy, a Centennial Celebration, Heidelberg: Springer, pp. 189-198, 2002
  • Knoll, E., Learning about Perception through the Design Process. In the CD accompanying Emmer, M. and Schattschneider, D., (Eds.), M.C. Escher’s Legacy, a Centennial Celebration, Heidelberg: Springer, pp. 189-198, 2002
  • Knoll, E., Circular Origami: a Survey of Recent Results. In Hull, T. (Ed.) Origami3. Natick, MA: A.K Peters, pp. 283-290, 2002
  • Knoll, E., From the Circle to the Icosahedron. In Sarhangi, R., (Ed.), Bridges: Mathematical Connections in Art, Music and Science, pp. 231-237, 2000
  • Knoll, E., Decomposing Deltahedra. In Friedman, N. (Ed.), International Society of the Arts, Mathematics and Architecture (ISAMA) Conference Proceedings, no page numbering, 2000
  • Knoll, E. and Morgan, S., Barn-Raising an Endo-Pentakis-Icosi-Dodecahedron. In Sarhangi, R., (Ed.), Bridges: Mathematical Connections in Art, Music and Science, pp. 131-136, 1999
  • Lemieux, A., Knoll, E., Digital Image Resolution: What it Means and How it Can Work for You. Proceedings: 1999 IEEE International Professional Communication Conference, pp. 231-236, 1999
  • Knoll, E., Developing a Procedure to Transfer Geometrical Constraints from the Plane into Space. In Journal for Geometry and Graphics, 2(2), pp. 123-131, 1998

Chapters in Books

  • Knoll, E. Appendix VII: An Introduction to Data Management from a Mathematics Perspective, in The Basics of Data Literacy: Helping Your Students (and You!) Make Sense of Data, p. 135-137, 2013.

Papers in Refereed Journals

  • Knoll, E., Documentary Film Review "Max Bill: a Master's Vision", in Journal of Mathematics and the Arts 5(3), 2011.
  • Taylor, T., Knoll, E., Landry, W., Exploring Concepts from Abstract Algebra Using Variations of Generalized Woven Figure Eights, in Primus: Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies 26(4), p. 297-311, 2016.
  • Knoll, E. Awareness: the Special Angles in Trigonometry, in Mathematics Teaching 255, p. 17-19, 2017.
  • Knoll, E., Ratios and Colour Theory: Linking Art and Maths, in Mathematics Teaching 260, p. 35-37, 2018.
Papers in refereed conference proceedings

  • Knoll, E., Landry, W., An Exploration of Froebel’s Gift Number 14 leads to Monolinear, Re-entrant, Dichromic Mono-Polyomino Weaving, in Bridges Coimbra: Mathematical Connections between Art Music and Science, p. 641-648, 2011.
  • Knoll, E., Landry, W., Taylor, T., Mat Weaving: Towards the Möbius Band. In Bridges Enschede 2013: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture, p. 579-586, 2013.
  • Knoll, E., Landry, W., Taylor, T., Carreiro, P., Gerofsky, S. The Aesthetics of Scale: Weaving Mathematical Understandings, in Bridges Baltimore: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture, p. 533-540, 2015.
  • Gerofsky, S., Knoll, E., Forren, J., Dancing Rope and Braid Into Being: Whole-body Learning in Creating Mathematical/ Architectural Structures, in Bridges Waterloo: Mathematics, Art, Music, Architecture, Education, Culture, p. 523-530, 2017.
  • Knoll, E., Taylor, T., Landry, W., Carreiro, P. Puxley, K., Harrison, K. The Aesthetics of Colour in Mathematical Diagrams, in Bridges Waterloo: Mathematics, Art, Music, Architecture, Education, Culture, p. 563-570, 2017.
  • Gerofsky, S., Knoll, E., Taylor, T., Campbell-Cousins, A. Experiencing Group Structure: Observing, creating and performing the Plain Hunt on 4 via music, poetry, visual and culinary arts, in Bridges Stockholm: Mathematics, Art, Music, Architecture, Education, Culture, 2018.

Major invited contributions and/or technical reports

  • Public lecture: as part of CMS Summer Meeting, 2013

Abstracts and/or papers read

  • The Hilbert Curve: Algorithms, Processes, Influences, Results, London Knowledge Lab, 2012.
  • Arts-based Research in (School) Mathematics, Fields Institute, 2012.
  • PechaKucha as part of NSCAD’s Research Day, 2016.

Workshops

  • Knoll, E., Landry, W., An Exploration of Froebel’s Gift Number 14 leads to Monolinear, Re-entrant, Dichromic Mono-Polyomino Weaving, Bridges Coimbra, 2011.
  • Knoll, E., Taylor, T., Mat Weaving: Towards the Möbius Band, Bridges Enschede, 2013.
  • Carreiro, P., Landry, W., Knoll, E. Patternmaking: Practice, Concepts, Culture, CSEA, 2014.
  • Taylor, T., Knoll, E., Weaving Activities for Mathematical Patterns, Mathematics Teacher Association (NS) October Conference, 2014.
  • Knoll, E., Landry, W., Taylor, T., Gerofsky, S. The Aesthetics of Scale: Weaving Mathematical Understandings, Bridges Baltimore, 2015.
  • Taylor, T., Knoll, E., Carreiro, P., Puxley, K. Do you colour? Mathematicians sure do, Girls Get Wise summer science camp, 2017.
  • Gerofsky, S., Knoll, E., Forren, J., Dancing Rope and Braid Into Being: Whole-body Learning in Creating Mathematical/ Architectural Structures, Bridges Waterloo, 2017.
  • Knoll, E., Taylor, T., Landry, W., Carreiro, P. Puxley, K., Harrison, K. The Aesthetics of Colour in Mathematical Diagrams, Bridges Waterloo, 2017.

Working groups (leader)

  • Knoll, E., Taylor, T. Making Art, Doing Mathematics/Créer de l’art; faire des maths, Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group, 2011.

Exhibitions

  • Vision is Abstraction: Combining Photography and Mathematics to Explore how We See, ViewPoint Gallery, 2012 (solo).
  • Math and Art Exhibit, as part of CMS Summer Meeting, Halifax, 2013 (solo).
  • Fibers in Every Day Life, Atlantic Spinners and Handweavers, Guild show, Halifax, 2013 (group).
  • Mathematical Art Exhibition, Joint Math Meeting, Baltimore, 2014 (group).
  • Exhibit 426, permanently located in the PhD Offices, Mount Saint Vincent University, since 2015 (solo).
  • Atlantic Spinners and Handweavers Presents, Atlantic Spinners and Handweavers, Guild Show, 2016 (group).
  • General Exhibition, Bridges Waterloo Conference, 2017 (group).

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