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Contributors to the STACK Project

More details of our development history are given in the development track.

  • Chris Sangwin of the University of Edinburgh. STACK is the brainchild of Chris Sangwin.
  • Tim Hunt and Tim Lowe of the Open University.
  • Matti Harjula of Aalto University, Finland.
  • Tim Lutz of the University of Edinburgh and the University of Education Heidelberg.

Previous developers have included

  • John Beedell
  • Simon Hammond
  • Jonathan Hart
  • Ben Holmes
  • Maksim Kraev
  • Mikael Kurula
  • Matti Pauna
  • Malthe Sporring
  • Dan Williams

STACK is an open source project and many others have made contributions of various sizes.

Translation of the STACK Project

STACK is designed to support the straightforward addition of other language packs. If you have translated STACK into other languages - or would be interested in doing so - please let us know! Likewise, if you would really like to see STACK in another language please contact us. Details of how to add language packs, translate STACK, and forthcoming translations, are given on the Language packs developers page.

STACK is released in many languages, using Moodle's ATOS language system.

  • EN: English (British), by Chris Sangwin (and others)
  • FI: Finnish, by Matti Pauna
  • SV: Swedish, by Mikael Kurula
  • DA: Danish, by Malthe Sporring
  • ES: Spanish, by Victor Hugo Huerta
  • JA: Japanese, by Yasuyuki Nakamura and Takahiro Nakahara

German documentation was added in Jan 2019 by Eva Mix and Mario Josupeit of University of Cologne, Germany.

Other implementations and projects

STACK has been ported to the plugin assStackQuestion for the Learning Management System ILIAS by:

  • Jesus Copado
  • Fred Neumann

This project received a lot of moral support from the ILIAS association and its product manager Matthias Kunkel, as well as funding from various institutions:

  • Duale Hochschule Baden Württemberg
  • Hochschule Bremen
  • Helmut-Schmidt-Universität Hamburg
  • Fachhochschule Aachen
  • Hochschule Karlsruhe
  • Fachhochschule Münster
  • Universität Freiburg
  • Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Universität zu Köln

User list

The following institutions made use of previous versions of STACK. If you are actively using STACK and would like to be listed below then please contact the developers.

School of Mathematics, The University of Edinburgh
The home of STACK. Contact Chris Sangwin.
School of Mathematics and Statistics, The Open University,
Contact Tim Hunt and Tim Lowe
School of Science, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
Contact Matti Harjula and Antti Rasila
Department of Mathematics Education, Loughborough University
Contact Ian Jones
School of Informatics and Sciences, Nagoya University, Japan
Contact Yasuyuki Nakamura
Ja STACK Community
Contact Ja
Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Leiria, Portugal
Contact Rui Paiva
School of Computing, Information and Mathematical Sciences, The University of the South Pacific
Contact Dhiraj Bhartu
Gymnasium Himmelsthür, Hildesheim, Deutschland
Contact Frank Schütte
Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo
Contact Victor Hugo Huerta
e-MAIO project, Coimbra Institute of Engineering, Portugal
Maseno University, Kenya
Contact Michael Oyengo
IDEMS International
Contact Santiago Borio
ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Contact Meike Akveld, George Ionita, Andreas Steiger