mathematics


Updated 04/10/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: , ,

Eugenia Cheng is a mathematician and pianist based in Chicago. She is the scientist in residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Previously, she was a professor of pure mathematics at the University of Sheffield in the U.K.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

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.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Maine | Subjects:

Adriana Salerno is an associate professor of mathematics and department chair at Bates College. Her research concentrates on number theory, in particular the intersections of number theory with geometry, physics and cryptography. She blogs at inclusion/exclusion, which covers diversity, equity and inclusion in the mathematical sciences.

Headshot of a Latin American woman with curly, light brown, shoulder length hair smiles at the camera. She is wearing a brown, teardrop-shaped pendant necklace and a black long-sleeved shirt.
Updated 10/01/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Mariel Vazquez is a professor of mathematics and of microbiology and molecular genetics at the University of California, Davis. She is faculty director of the Center for the Advancement of Multicultural Perspectives on Science. Vazquez’s research lies at the intersection of mathematics, polymer physics and molecular biology.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Michigan | Subjects: ,

Trachette L. Jackson is professor of mathematics at the University of Michigan. Her research is in mathematical oncology — developing mathematical approaches that address how tumors progress and how to target them with drugs at the molecular level. She and her colleagues have developed several mathematical models of cancer stem cell-driven tumor growth.