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Employment History

Subject

Director of New Product Development
Design Science Inc

co-Chair of Math Interest Group
World Wide Web Consortium

Affiliations

Founder
Blind Visions Technology , Inc.

Founder
Geometry Technologies Inc

Technical Director of the Maths Software Company Design Science and A Member
MathML Conference

Education


fields of electronic communication and software development
University of Minnesota

Ph.D.
mathematics
University of Maryland

Web References (193 Total References)


Design Science: Management Team

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Robert Miner Vice President, Research and Development

Robert led Design Science's research and development efforts since 2000. He passed away on December 6, 2011 from liver cancer. Robert was a pioneer and leader in the field of mathematics on the web, acting as co-chair of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Math Working Group that developed MathML. He oversaw the development of MathFlow, MathType, WebEQ, MathPlayer, MathDaisy and MathJax products, initiated research programs for adding value to electronic math content, including math-aware searching and mathematics accessibility, and wrote and spoke extensively on the impact of MathML on technical publishing. Robert is survived by his wife Emily and his son Bill.


MathML Conference 2000: General Information

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Robert Miner, Design Science, Inc.


Design Science: Management Team

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Robert Miner Vice President, Research and Development

Robert leads Design Science's research and development efforts. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Robert joined Design Science when the company acquired the WebEQ product line from Geometry Technologies in 2000. Robert oversees the development of the company's WebEQ, MathPlayer and MathFlow product lines, has initiated research programs for adding value to electronic math content, including math-aware searching and mathematics accessibility, and writes and speaks extensively on the impact of MathML on technical publishing.
Prior to joining Design Science, Robert taught at the University of Oklahoma, worked at the University of Minnesota's Geometry Center pursuing interdisciplinary research in math and electronic communication, and later co-founded Geometry Technologies. Robert also worked on World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) initiative to standardize and XML markup language for mathematics, and eventually co-chaired the technical working group that developed MathML. Robert's received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Maryland, and studied at Oxford and Universit├Ąt Bern.


Design Science: Management Team

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Robert Miner Vice President, Research and Development

Robert leads Design Science's research and development efforts. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Robert joined Design Science when the company acquired the WebEQ product line from Geometry Technologies in 2000. Robert oversees the development of the company's WebEQ, MathPlayer and MathFlow product lines, has initiated research programs for adding value to electronic math content, including math-aware searching and mathematics accessibility, and writes and speaks extensively on the impact of MathML on technical publishing.
Prior to joining Design Science, Robert taught at the University of Oklahoma, worked at the University of Minnesota's Geometry Center pursuing interdisciplinary research in math and electronic communication, and later co-founded Geometry Technologies. Robert also worked on World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) initiative to standardize and XML markup language for mathematics, and eventually co-chaired the technical working group that developed MathML. Robert's received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Maryland, and studied at Oxford and Universit├Ąt Bern.


Making Math Accessible: A sad day

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I am extremely sad to report that Robert Miner, Design Science's VP of Research & Development, passed away this morning from liver cancer. I have worked closely with Robert for about 15 years and considered him a close personal friend. Our condolences go out to his wife and son.

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