Norman Do

Norman Do is currently a Senior Lecturer in the School of Mathematics at Monash University.

After completing his PhD in Mathematics at The University of Melbourne, Norman was a CRMISM Postdoctoral Fellow at McGill University, an ARC Australian Postdoctoral Fellow at The University of Melbourne, and an ARC DECRA Fellow at Monash University, before settling into his current academic role. His research lies at the interface between geometry and mathematical physics.

Norman is passionate about mathematics education, which shows through his university teaching and his initiatives to enhance the student experience. He has also contributed extensively to mathematics enrichment for school students and school teachers. He is currently a Director on the Australian Mathematics Trust Board, the Chair of the Australian Mathematical Olympiad Committee, the Director of the National Mathematics Summer School, and a member of the Simon Marais Mathematics Competition Problem Committee.

For his contributions to education, Norman received the B. H. Neumann Award from the Australian Mathematics Trust in 2015 and a Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning at the 2016 Australian Awards for University Teaching.

Citation: For exceptional commitment and contributions that inspire students at all levels to pursue mathematics and to appreciate its true nature, beauty and power. Norman’s approach to teaching combines a remarkably enthusiastic lecturing style, interactive approaches to tutorials, and initiatives targeted at students across the spectrum of mathematical proficiency. His contributions extend beyond the confines of the university to programs that provide mathematics enrichment for school students across the country.