Program

david hestenes

David Hestenes

Keynote Speaker

David Hestenes is Emeritus Professor of Physics at Arizona State University and a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). He is principal architect of Geometric Algebra and Calculus as a unified mathematical language for physics and engineering. He has also developed a Modeling Theory of Cognition and Instruction with extensive applications to STEM education. In recognition of this work he was designated Foundations of Physics Honoree in 1993, awarded the 2002 Oersted Medal by the American Association of Physics Teachers, the 2003 Education Research Award by the National Council of Scientific Society Presidents, and the 2014 Excellence in Physics Education Award by the American Physical Society.