Zvezdelina Entcheva Stankova

Teaching Professor of Mathematics

Director and Founder of the Berkeley Math Circle

Office: 713 Evans Hall

Department of Mathematics

University of California at Berkeley, CA 94720-3840

Email: "last name, lowercase" at "university name" dot edu

Tel: 510-642-3768

Webpage: http://math.berkeley.edu/~stankova

Office Hours Fall 2016: TTh 2:15-4:00PM

Teaching Fall 2016:

MATH 110 Linear Algebra: TuTh 8:00AM-9:30AM | 2050 Valley Life Sciences | Syllabus MATH 110 | Course Materials on bcourses.berkeley.edu

MATH 55 Discrete Mathematics: TuTh 12:30PM-2:00PM | 105 Stanley | Syllabus MATH 55 | Course Materials on bcourses.berkeley.edu

Teaching Spring 2017:

MATH 1B: Calculus II: TuTh 8:00AM-9:30AM | Dwinelle 155 | | Course Materials will be posted on bcourses.berkeley.edu

MATH 110 Linear Algebra: TuTh 11:00AM-12:30PM | Valley Life Sciences 2050 | | Course Materials will be posted on bcourses.berkeley.edu

With enrollment questions:

Contact Thomas Brown or Ana Renteria at the Math Department: during their office hours, in person (NOT on email!) if you want your question to be answered quickly. Do NOT contact the instructor, as I have no impact on enrollment in the classes.

Selected Publications

Combinatorics and Algebraic Geometry:

Shape-Wilf-Ordering of Permutations of Length 3, Electronic Journal of Combinatorics.

Explicit Enumeration of the 321-hexagon Avoiding Permutations, with Julian West, Discrete Mathematics.

321-Polygon-Avoiding Permutations and Chebyshev Polynomials, with Toufik Mansour, Electronic Journal of Combinatorics.

Moduli of Trigonal Curves, Journal of Algebraic Geometry.

Forbidden Subsequences, Discrete Mathematics.

Problem Solving in Mathematics:

"A Decade of the Berkeley Math Circle: The American Experience," Volume I, with Tom Rike, AMS/MSRI.

"A Decade of the Berkeley Math Circle: The American Experience," Volume II, with Tom Rike, AMS/MSRI.

Numberphile Channel

directed by Brady Haran

Videos on Games and Geometry Puzzles

with Zvezdelina Stankova

See some proof and problem-solving ideas that come handly in a variety of math areas:

Triangle has a Magic Highway (Euler Line)

Three Squares

Freedom for the Clones

Berkeley Math Circle