Yana Mohanty CV | Resume

Ph. D., M.S., B.S.


  • Ph. D. in Mathematics, UCSD, 2002
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1993
  • B.S. Magna Cum Laude in Electrical Engineering, UCLA, 1989


Current Professional Activities

Founder, Imathgination LLC, 2014

Teaching Teachers

Teaching Students

  • Instructor, San Diego Math Circle, 2007 – present
  • Coach, Ocean Air Elementary School Math Club, 2015- present

Patents and Patent Applications

  • Mohanty, Y. “Set of Variably Assemblable Polygonal Tiles with Stencil Capability” 2015, U.S. Patent No. 9,070,300.
  • Mohanty, Y. “Polygonal Tiles for Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Symmetry Structures,” U.S. Patent No. 9,498,735.


  • Mohanty, Y. “Construction of a 3/4-Ideal Hyperbolic Tetrahedron out of Ideal 
Tetrahedra,” Discrete and Computational Geometry 32:117-128 (2004).
  • Mohanty, Y. “The Regge Symmetry is a Scissors Congruence in Hyperbolic Space,” 
Algebraic and Geometric Topology (3), 2003, pp. 1-31.

Teaching experience


Palomar College, San Marcos, California.

Pre-algebra and algebra.



2002-2008 UCSD, La Jolla, California. Calculus, Differential Equations.



1999 Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. Team-taught “Geometry and the Imagination” with Peter Doyle.



Teaching Assistant in the Mathematics Department at UCSD.

Taught discussion sections and computer labs for undergraduate mathematics courses.





1996 Chapman University, San Diego, California.  Pre-calculus.

Research and Industry Experience


Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Mathematics, UCSD




1994-1995 Applications Engineer, Loral Test and Information Systems,

San Diego, California.



1991-1993 Research Assistant, Department of Electrical and Computer

Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.



1989-1991 Member of Technical Staff, Hughes Aircraft Company,

El Segundo, California.