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. She has previously taught at the universities of Cambridge, Chicago and Nice and holds 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 maths on YouTube and her videos have been viewed over 10 million times to date. 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 also writes the Everyday Math column for the Wall Street Journal, and recently completely her first mathematical art commission, for Hotel EMC2 in Chicago. She is the founder of the Liederstube, an intimate oasis for art song based in Chicago. Her next book, "Thinking Better: The Art of Logic in an Illogical World" is due out in 2018.
I'm speaking at...
Scala eXchange London 2018
Two days in London
Want to understand where Scala is going, what’s Lightbend’s vision for collaboration, competition and interoperability in Scala? How the Dotty project will help develop new technology for Scala tooling and concepts for future Scala language versions? Are you involved in a large Microservices or...scala-web bigdata scala-test devops microservices scala-ide functional-programming reactive scala
Talks I've Given
Keynote: Category Theory in Life
Featuring Dr Eugenia Cheng
Category theory can be thought of as being "very abstract algebra". It is thought of as "too abstract" by some people, and as "abstract nonsense" by some others. In this talk, you will discover that while it is abstract, it is far from being nonsense. Eugenia will...haskell haskellx category-theory
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