Dr Eugenia Cheng is a mathematician and concert pianist. She is Scientist in Residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and won tenure at the University of Sheffield, UK, where she is now Honorary Fellow. She has a PhD in pure mathematics from the University of Cambridge. Alongside her research in Category Theory and undergraduate teaching her aim is to rid the world of ‘maths phobia’. Eugenia was an early pioneer of mathematics on YouTube and her videos have been viewed over 10 million times. Her first popular maths book, How to Bake Pi, was featured on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and Beyond Infinity was shortlisted for the Royal Society Science Book Prize 2017. She writes the Everyday Math column for the Wall Street Journal, and recently completely her first mathematical art commission. Her next book, The Art of Logic, is out in 2018.
That the world would become more collaborative than competitive.
We are beyond borders
“I wasn’t expecting to feel so emotional today about real life stories. It was very, very powerful. Just get out there and talk to people. Get out of your comfort zone. Be more generous.”
– TEDxLondonSalon attendee
Favourite TED Talk:
An invitation to men who want a better world for women