Francis Edward Su is the Benediktsson-Karwa Professor of Mathematics
at Harvey Mudd College. He received his B.S. in Mathematics from the
University of Texas at Austin and his Ph.D. from Harvard University.
He is Past President of the Mathematical Association of America. His
research is in geometric combinatorics and applications to the social
sciences, and he has co-authored numerous papers with
undergraduates. He has received multiple NSF research grants for his work.
He also has a passion for teaching and popularizing mathematics. From
the Mathematical Association of America, he received the 2001 Hasse
Prize for expository writing, and the 2004 Alder Award and the 2013
Haimo Award for distinguished teaching. He authors the popular Math
Fun Facts website and is creator of "MathFeed," the math news app.
His hobbies include songwriting, gardening, photography, and theology.
Just like mathematics, these
are modes of creative expression that divinely blend structure and
freedom, truth and beauty, reflection and action.
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