Margaret Hickey

Title: Professor


Degrees: BS, Mechanical Engineering; BS Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Exhibitions "Tower of Chaos," Brandeis University, '94; "Bits and Pieces," South Shore Art Center, '93; "On the Wall," Do While Gallery, Boston, MA, '91, '92; "Machined Visions," Bridgewater State College, '91; "Algorithmic Theme Images," Ball State University, IN, '89; "RGB to CYMB," MassArt, '89; Computer Graphics: "Illuminance;" Architecture: "Paul Klee & Vernacular Architecture" MIT, '81; "Form & Use in Architecture" MIT, '69.

Collections/Client Work Architectural Practice in Low and Moderate Income Housing and Renovation for City of Cambridge housing programs, including Columbia Townhouses, Hayes and Magee Housing and Willow Homes; J.L. Hammett Stores on East Coast; Private Clients: Renovations, additions, and new construction in Greater Boston Area.

Publications "Explorations in College Algebra," now in 4th Edition, contributor of majority of practical application problems; New York Times, article on Columbia's successful low cost infill housing; Technology Review, June '76, Book Review, "From Tipi to Skyscraper;" '71-'73, "Our Bodies Ourselves," wrote sections on menopause and common medical problems of women for first edition.

Grants Work on "Explorations in College Algebra" funded by NSF Grant; Designed math learning software for Charlestown Community College under NSF Grant. Designed Math Lectures for Upward Bound, funded by NSF.

Other Lectures/Conference Presentations: "Custom Computer Tools for Teaching Art and Design" Wentworth Institute of Technology, Centennial Conference; "College Algebra for Art and Design Students," NASAD Conference, Ringling Art School, Florida; "Explorations in College Algebra: The Physical/Visual Connection," International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics and American Mathematics Association, Boston, fall meeting; "Mental Image Soup," Brandeis Creative Arts Festival; "Art & Folk Architecture," MIT lecture and show; Board Memberships: Surf Point Artist's Foundation, Maine; Architects Selection Board, Cambridge Housing Authority. Math & Science Editing, Books and Software: for J. Wiley, "Explorations in College Algebra," Addison Wesley, "Interactive Differential Equations," "Active Physics."