Francis Su
Published March 21, 2017
Updated April 15, 2021

Francis Su is the Benediktsson-Karwa professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College and past president of the Mathematical Association of America. He has received numerous grants from the National Science Foundation to advance his research interests, which involve applying advanced mathematical principles to the social sciences.

Su has a passion for popularizing mathematics. He is the author of the website Math Fun Facts and creator of MathFeed, an app for mathematics-related news updates. His 2o2o book, Mathematics for Human Flourishing, is intended to make mathematics meaningful for a lay audience.

Expertise: Mathematics, technology, diversity, higher education, popularizing math

Location: Claremont, Calif.


Twitter: @mathyawp

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