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Below are some of the photos taken in 2011.
Participants at the Infinity Conference in Barcelona on July 22.
At Sagrada Familia in Barcelona on July 22, 2011.
In Front of Homentage a la Barceloneta.
Youyu and Eleni in Barcelona on July 24, 2011.
Roy and Aunt DeDe at Hilton Head Island on August 6, 2011.
Roy at Zion Canyon on August 23, 2011.
Mark and Roy on October 23, 2011.
Roy in October, 2011.
Jason, Maia, Roy and Evan on November 25, 2011.
Roy, Jason, Maia and Evan on November 25, 2011.
Below are photos of Spring 2011 trip with students.
Day 1: Departure on May 23
Some family members, e.g. Elisa's parents, uncle and aunt; and Jennifer's mother came to Keystone College to say Goodbye and offer Good Luck Wishes. Chrissy drove us to the JFK airport through George Washington Bridge, we arrived in the airport early and well
prepared. Due to Iceland volcano eruption, our airline FinnAir changed a route to avoid ash clouds
which took one hour longer to complete the journey.
At Keystone Collge on May 23, 2011
Day 2: Helsinki (Flight Layover) on May 24
We enjoyed a few hours flight layover in Helsinki, Finland. We visited the
Central City including the Train Station/Bus Station, the Market Square, Uspenski Cathedral, and Helsinki
At Helsinki Cathedral in Finland on May 24, 2011
Day 3: Arrival in Shanghai (Songjiang District) on May 25
We arrived in Shanghai in the morning. My brother, my sister in law's brother in law, along with my father, picked us up at the Pudong Airport. We visited Songjiang District which situated southwest of the Shanghai downtown area. Students had fun visiting various sites including Fangta (Square Tower) Park, Songjiang No. 2 Middle/High School and Zhongshan Primary School.
At Songjiang No. 2 Middle School on May 25, 2011
Day 4: Shanghai Zoo, 2010 World Expo China Pavillion and Shanghai Acrobatics on May 26
We visited Shanghai Zoo, and students were very happy to see Pandas and South China tigers. In the
afternoon, we visited 2010 World Expo China Pavilion which will no longer open to public in the end of
May 2011. In the evening, we went to watch the Shanghai Acrobatics Show. KC student Jimmy
participated in one of the exciting and thrilling (safe) performance. See a video clip at
At East China Normal University on May 26, 2011
Day 5: Shanghai Zhujiajiao Ancient water town on May 27
We visited Shanghai Zhujiajiao Ancient water town. We took the boat ride
and enjoyed bridges which are distinctive and old, built during Ming and Qing Dynasties.
Zhujiajiao Ancient Water Town
Day 6: Shanghai Bund, Oriental Pearl Tower. Ocean Aquarium
We visited downtown Shanghai including the bund, the oriental pearl tower
which is the world's third tallest TV and Radio tower, and Shanhai Ocean Aquarium which is the largest ocean aquarium in Asia and one of the largest ocean aquariums in the world.
At the Bund on May 28, 2011
Day 7: The Great Wall in Beijing, Beijing Opera on May 29
We visited the Great Wall in Beijing. Great Wall is the only man-made object that can be seen from space. Most parts of the Great Wall were built in Qin and Ming Dynastieis. In the evening, we enjoyed Beijing Opera about a story of Journey to the West.
At the Great Wall on May 29, 2011
Day 8: Student Presentation, the Forbidden City on May 30
Students presented at Tsinghua University and visited the Forbidden City in
Mathematics throughout History
(A Presentation in China Experience)
KC Professor: Dr. Youyu Phillips
Host Country Professor: Dr. Jinxing Xie
Class: MATH 200
Semester: Spring, 2011
Place: New Science Building B-203, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Time and Date: 10:00AM-12:00PM, May 30, 2011
1) The Fibonacci Sequence and Its Applications (Ann Kosack)
2) Mathematics in the Renaissance and Cardano (Elisa Miller)
3) Discuss the Chinese Remainder Theorem: problem of the Master Sun, Sun Zi Suan Jing,
and Applications (Dan Hanrahan)
4) The History of Geometry and Current Applications (Jimmy Ferrer)
5) Discuss Chinese Application of Pythagorean Theorem: Right triangles, the Square and the
Circle (Jennifer Kern)
6) Pythagoras and Pythagorean Mathematics (Nicole Storm)
At Tsinghua University on May 30, 2011
Day 9: Old City of Shanghai on May 31
We visited Old Town Bazaar in Shanghai.
With Mr. Xu of ECNU on May 31, 2011
Day 10: Reurn to the US on June 1
Lucas came to pick us up.
At Newark Airport on June 1, 2011
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