Dr. Frank Demana
Dr. Franklin D. Demana is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at The Ohio State University. Dr. Demana is the co-founder of the nationally recognized Calculator and Computer Precalculus (C2PC) technology enhanced curriculum revision project and is the co-founder of the international T3 (Teachers Teaching with Technology) professional inservice teacher development program. Dr. Demana also co-directs the Technology College Short Course (TCSC) Program for colleges and universities operated from The Ohio State University. Demana also serves as academic coordinator for Texas Instruments in its work with funding agencies, schools, and universities.
Demana has been co-director or principal investigator of over 10
million dollars of NSF, Department of Education, and Foundation funded
nationally recognized mathematics education projects. Demana has
published numerous articles in nationally recognized professional
journals and has been a co-author on three successful high school and
college precalculus and calculus textbook series. Demana has assisted
in the design of the Texas Instruments family of graphing calculators and hand-held computers
since 1988. His current focus is mathematics in-service teacher
training and promoting the appropriate use of hand-held technology in
the teaching and learning of mathematics and science.
Demana is a frequent speaker at state, national, and international
meetings and has served as a consultant to mathematics departments
throughout the United States and other countries. Dr. Demana is the
cofounder of the annual fall International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM), the annual Winter International Teachers Teaching with Technology (T3) Conference, and the biannual International European Conference on Technology in Mathematics Teaching (ICTMT).
Dr. Demana is a long time member of NCTM, MAA, AMS, and AMATYC. He is married to Christine Demana and has three children and two grandchildren.