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Brand New Summer in-Person Camp - Where Numbers and Friends Add up! Details here: 2024 Summer Camp

Sign up for camps & classes here:

The 2024 summer and fall sessions are available.

For 2024 summer, I am offering brand new on-site summer camps and private lessons in Math Competition and Math Enrichment. 


For Fall 2024 - June 2025, we are offering a variety of math enrichment and math competition classes. You are welcome to sign up.  

For enrollment opportunities, policy and fee questions, please contact:


For curriculum questions, please contact:   or   (650)935-5646

About Dr. Haiyun Zhang​


Teaching Experience:

  • Instructor, the Saudi Arabia national teams for Mathematics Olympiad Instructor (2012)

  • Ideamath math competition camp (2011 - 2014)

  • Founder and lead teacher, Meyerholz Math Olympiad Club (2012-14)

  • Judge for Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) (2011)

  • Trainer, the California mathcounts team -- National Championship team (2011)

  • Coach and Team Leader, the Bay Area PMWC teams (2008)


  • FSA, Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (2013)

  • Ph.D. Physics with Neurobiology Emphasis. Caltech (1997)

  • M.S. Physics. Caltech (1991)

  • Physics Dept, Peking University (1987-1990)

Competition Experience:

  • Perfect Scores, AIME and AHSME (1987)

  • First Class Prize, National High School Mathematics Competition of China (1986)

  • Second Class Prize, National High School Physics Competition of China (1986)


Math Education at its best.

We offer math classes for students in 4th through 11th grade.


For those of you interested in how to cultivate math interests in young children; whether children should participate in math competitions; or have any questions on my curriculum or my system of teaching, 

More Lectures here: TEACHERS | mysite (

Roadmap of a New Kid 牛娃养成记

(English PPT, lecture in Mandarin)

"K-12 Math Studies in the New World" (新环境下的数学学习)

(English PPT, lecture in Mandarin)


First Part: K-12 Curriculum:

Second Part: Math Competition:

Q & A:

2021.8.21 北大拔丝学堂:数学之美-汤涛院士(1)

2021.8.21 北大拔丝学堂:数学之美-汤涛院士(2)


(English PPT, Mandarin discussion)


(English PPT, Mandarin discussion)


Two Sides of Motivational Coin: Self Motivation vs Apathy 

唤醒内驱力的积极进取与失去内驱力的消极抑郁: 一枚硬币的两面

(English PPT, English and Mandarin discussion)

Episode 1 

Episode 2


Episode 3

Here is my lecture in English from 2017 (online)

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