Vasos Pavlika, PhD
BSc (Hons), M.Sc (King’s College, London), PhD (UNL), PGCE (Inst. of Education, London), FIAP, CITP, FBCS, MIEE, MIET, CPhys, MInstP, CSci, CMath, CMathTeach, FIMA
Vasos Pavlika is Senior Teaching Fellow at SOAS, University of London delivering first and second year BSc/BA modules in Quantitative Methods, he also teaches online at SOAS on seven M.Sc modules in Mathematical Economics. Vasos lectures for the Department for Continuing Education at the University of Oxford teaching C/C++, Java Programming, Mathematics and Geometry for Games Programming, Further Mathematics for Computer Games, the History of Mathematics from Euclid to Gauss and the History of Mathematics from Gauss to Wiles, The History and Consequences of the Invention of the Calculus, Basic Statistics for the Social Sciences, a Brief History of Science, Great Ideas in Physical Sciences. Vasos is also employed in the Department of International Development, Oxford University teaching Research Methods (MSc) Vasos is also employed by the London School of Economics and Political Science as one of their Mathematics teachers. Vasos previously taught for INTO, UEA, (2010-11) and for St George’s, University of London delivering modules in Mathematics and Physics.
Vasos has also been an External Examiner at Bucks New University, the University of Canberra, Australia (2007-2008), Bedfordshire University, the University of Bournemouth, Kingston University, City University, Coventry University, The University of East London and Ulster University. Previously Vasos has worked in industry (January 2001-1012) as a consultant mathematician designing progressive power lenses. Vasos was also Senior Lecturer in Software Engineering in the Harrow School of Computer Science, University of Westminster and Field Chair at the University of Gloucestershire. Vasos is a Fellow and C.Math, CMathTeach and CSci with the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, a Member, C.Phys with the Institute of Physics, a Member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers and a Fellow and CITP with the British Computer Society (presently being considered to act as panel member overseeing CITP applications), Fellow of the Institution of Analysts and Programmers and Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society. Vasos’ research interests include fluid dynamics, Magnetostatics, Teaching in HE, and Chaos theory.