People classified with "Mathematician"

Total Cataloged: 5

Richard Buckminster Fuller
Richard Buckminster Fuller
Richard Buckminster Fuller was an American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor and futurist. Fuller published more than 30 books, coining or popularizing terms such as "Spaceship Earth", "Dymaxion" house/car, ephemeralization, synergetic, and "tensegrity". He also developed numerous inventions, mainly architectural designs, and popularized the widely known geodesic dome.

Occupation(s): Author, Educator, Mathematician, Inventor, Architect, Cartographer, Futurist
Specialty(ies): Synergetics, Geometry, Tensegrity
Contributions catalogued: 13
Steven Strogatz
Steven Strogatz
Steven Strogatz is an applied mathematician who works in the areas of nonlinear dynamics and complex systems, often on topics inspired by the curiosities of everyday life. He loves finding math in places where you’d least expect it—and then using it to illuminate life’s mysteries, big and small.

Occupation(s): Educator, Author, Mathematician
Specialty(ies): Nonlinear Dynamics, Chaos Theory
Contributions catalogued: 7
Mark Perakh
Mark Perakh
Mark Perakh was a professor emeritus of mathematics and statistical mechanics at California State University in Fullerton, CA. Perakh taught physics and wrote some 300 scientific papers. His work in physics focused on superconductivity and his book on thin films was translated into eight languages.

Occupation(s): Educator, Mathematician, Physicist
Specialty(ies): Superconductivity
Contributions catalogued: 2
Alfred North Whitehead
Alfred North Whitehead - Photo Credit by Richard Wood
Alfred North Whitehead (1861–1947) was a British mathematician and philosopher best known for his work in mathematical logic and the philosophy of science.

Occupation(s): Author, Educator, Mathematician, Philosopher
Specialty(ies): Philosophy of Science
Contributions catalogued: 25
Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, essayist, social critic, political activist, and Nobel laureate.

Occupation(s): Author, Mathematician, Philosopher
Specialty(ies): Atheism and Agnosticism, Mathematics, Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Science
Contributions catalogued: 22