Ninette De Las Peñas is a mathematician and full professor based in the Ateneo de Manila University. She received her BS, MS and PhD in Mathematics from the University of the Philippines. She is best known for her work in mathematical crystallography, color symmetry, hyperbolic geometry, tilings, group theory, and technology in mathematics education. She was elected member of the Commission on Mathematical and Theoretical Crystallography in 2014 where she was the lone woman and the only representative from Southeast Asia.
The Women of Science titles are real-life stories of Filipina women who excel in the fields of science, engineering, agriculture, and mathematics (STEAM). The women in this series have the following characteristics:
- She has published scientific articles and is an internationally respected and recognized scholar.
- She has made or is making clear her contributions to her field of specialization.
- She has had a research leadership role in her university, research center, or at a national or international level.
- She is working in the Philippines.
ALEXINE: I love that this series was intended to inspire young girls. These are amazing and should be read by girls and boys of all ages.
Didith T. Rodrigo ILLUSTRATOR: Mika AldabaPUBLISHER: The Bookmark, Inc. LANGUAGE: English ISBN:
978-971-569-907-5DATE PUBLISHED: 2017FORMAT: SoftcoverSIZE: