Dr. Eugenia Cheng

Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts: Visiting Artist and Scholar Series
Sunday, June 27
United States

Dr. Eugenia Cheng is a mathematician, educator, de-mystifier, author, public speaker, columnist, concert pianist and artist. She was an early pioneer of math on YouTube and her videos have been viewed over 20 million times to date. She is the author of popular math books "How to Bake Pi", "Beyond Infinity", "The Art of Logic" and "x+y: A Mathematician's Manifesto for Rethinking Gender" and a children's book "Molly and the Mathematical Mysteries". She is the founder of the Liederstube, an intimate oasis for art song based in Chicago, writes the Everyday Math column for the Wall Street Journal, and has completed several art commissions. Dr Cheng is Scientist in Residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, won tenure in Pure Mathematics at the University in Sheffield, and holds a PhD in pure mathematics from the University of Cambridge.