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Dr Seibu Mary Jacob

Senior Lecturer in Analytical Methods/Engineering Mathematics

Seibu Mary Jacob

About Seibu Mary Jacob

Dr Seibu Mary Jacob is a Mathematics lecturer whose appetite for teaching has taken her on a journey of 10+ years of teaching Engineering Mathematics and Statistics. She took her bachelor degree in Mathematics (BSc) and Master degree in Mathematics (MSc), along with Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications (PGDCA). She was keen on research in Mathematics Education which started off with her Bachelor degree in Mathematics Education (BEd) and culminated in her doctoral degree. Her PhD research focussed on investigating Critical Thinking skills facilitated through online discussion forums in Engineering Mathematics.

She began her teaching career in Malaysia and has handled Engineering Mathematics for degree students and Statistics for post-graduate research students in the Swinburne University of Technology (Sarawak Campus), Malaysia. She is experienced in the use of SPSS for statistical data analysis and modelling and MATLAB for engineering problems. She moved into Teesside University in January 2014.

She has authored more than 20 research publications as book chapters, journal papers and conference papers. As a reviewer she has reviewed many conference papers. She is a member of IEEE, IET, IAENG and IACSIT for many years.

Research interests and activities

Her research interests lie in the statistical analysis and modelling of small and large data sets using SPSS.

She is equally interested in Mathematics education, Engineering education, Modelling Critical thinking or Problem solving skills, Creation of innovative assessments, Internalisation of Education and Curriculum etc.