Mr Peter Jacob Bier

BSc, ME, PGCertAcadPrac

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Professional Teaching Fellow

Biography

Peter obtained his first degree from the University of Waikato in 1999. He graduated first in his class with a BSc majoring in Mathematics and Computer Science. He then completed an ME at The University of Auckland. He now focuses on sharing his passion for mathematics and programming with students, through teaching large (and small) undergraduate classes.

Qualifications

PGCertAcadPrac, The University of Auckland
ME in Biomedical Engineering, The University of Auckland
BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Waikato

Administration

New Zealand's Next Top Engineering Scientist Competition Coordinator

Teaching | Current

 

  • ENGGEN 131 - Introduction to Computation and Software Development
  • ENGSCI 111 - Mathematical Modelling 1
  • ENGSCI 211 - Mathematical Modelling 2
  • MATHS 153 - Accelerated Mathematics

Distinctions/Honours

Faculty of Engineering Early Career Teaching Excellence Award 2011

University of Auckland Early Career Teaching Excellence Award 2011

AUEA Teaching Excellence Award 2013

 

Responsibilities

Organiser of the annual NZ's Next Top Engineering Scientist competition.

Areas of expertise

Mathematics education, Computer programming education.

Committees/Professional groups/Services

 

Professional affiliations

  • Member of NZAMT (New Zealand Association of Mathematics Teachers)
  • Member of AAEE (Australasian Association for Engineering Education)
  • Member of NZMS Maths Education Group

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Lee, A., Rajagopal, V., Bier, P. J., Nielsen, P. M. F., & Nash, M. P. (2009). Correlation of breast image alignment using biomechanical modeling. Proceedings of SPIE, 7262. Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA. 10.1117/12.811789
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/16679
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Martyn Nash, Vijayaraghavan Rajagopal, Poul Nielsen
  • Lee, A. W. C., Rajagopal, V., Chung, J. H., Bier, P., Nielsen, P. M. F., & Nash, M. P. (2008). Biomechanical modelling for breast image registration. Proceedings of SPIE: Medical Imaging, 6918.10.1117/12.769945
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/17216
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Vijayaraghavan Rajagopal, Poul Nielsen, Martyn Nash
  • Lee, A., Rajagopal, V., Chung, J., Bier, P., Nielsen, P. M. F., & Nash, M. P. (2008). Biomechanical modelling for breast image registration. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging, 6918.10.1117/12.769945
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Poul Nielsen
  • Bier, P. J., Hunter, P. J., & Mallinson, G. D. (24/8/2003). Modelling the vocal tract. Poster presented at World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Sydney, Australia. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Peter Hunter, Gordon Mallinson
  • Bier, P. J., Hunter, P., & Mallinson, G. D. (2003). Modelling the vocal tract. Paper presented at World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Sydney, Australia. 24 August - 29 August 2003.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Gordon Mallinson
  • Bier, P. J. (2003). Modelling the vocal tract University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland. Related URL.

Contact details

  • Media Contact

Primary location

UNISERVICES HOUSE - Bldg 439
Level 2, Room 231
70 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand