Hong Yuan

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Assistant Professor

EMAIL: hyuan@bmcc.cuny.edu


Office Hours: Wednesdays 12-1 PM, Fridays 12-2 PM

Phone: +1 (212) 346-8562

Hong Yuan taught college mathematics courses and researched mathematics education in Shanghai. She published more than ten papers on mathematics education and several textbook chapters on calculus and on elementary mathematics education in China. Currently, her special research interest includes integrating cross-culturally the best practices in Chinese and American mathematics teaching, learning, and teacher professional development to help our students succeed.


Mathematics Education and Mathematics Teacher Education


  • Ph.D. Columbia University, Mathematics Education,
  • M.S. Shanghai Normal University, Mathematics Education,
  • B.S. Shanghai Normal University, Mathematics / Mathematics Education,

Courses Taught

Research and Projects


  • Richard, J. W. & Yuan, H (2014). Hua Loo-Keng and Hermann Weyl in Yau, S. T., et al. (Eds), Mathematics and Humanities (shuxue yu renwen) Book Series. 130-137,Higher Education Press and International Press of Boston
  • Yuan, H & Yi, H (2012) Comparison of mathematics courses in pre-service elementary education programs in China and the United States in Xu, W. (Ed.), Studies of Mathematics Curriculum and Teaching:Elementary School Volume(1979-2009), 507-513,Nanjing Normal University Press, Nanjing, China

Honors, Awards and Affiliations

NSF ICME-14 (14th International Congress on Mathematical Education) Travel Grant Award in 2020

CUNY-BMCC Faculty Development Grant Award in 2020

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) member

American Mathematical Association of Two-Year College (AMATYC) member

Mathematical Association of America (MAA) member

American Educational Research Association (AERA) member

Additional Information