People classified with "Mathematician"

Total Cataloged: 7

Jan Boeyens
Jan Boeyens
Boeyens was educated at the University of Pretoria. He worked at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research of South Africa and at Stanford University. He became a professor of chemistry at the University of the Witwatersrand and Extraordinary Professor...

Occupation(s): Chemist, Mathematician, Physicist
Specialty(ies): Chemistry, Prime Number Theory, Quantum Mechanics
Contributions catalogued: 7
Peter Plichta
Peter Plichta
Dr. Peter Plichta, born in 1939, studied chemistry, physics, nuclear chemistry and law at the University of Cologne. Doctorate in 1970 on silane compounds, whose representations until then were considered impossible. At the beginning of his work in 1971, he...

Occupation(s): Chemist, Mathematician, Physicist, Biologist
Specialty(ies): Silanes, Prime Number Theory
Contributions catalogued: 6
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...

Occupation(s): 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...

Occupation(s): Educator, 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...

Occupation(s): Educator, Mathematician, Physicist
Specialty(ies): Superconductivity
Contributions catalogued: 2