Interview with a mathematician: Fan Chung Graham

This week, I am presenting the second of my ongoing series of interviews with influential mathematicians. Fan Chung Graham (born in Taiwan in 1949) is one of the world’s leading graph theorists and combinatorialists, with major contributions to spectral graph theory, random and quasi-random graphs, Ramsey theory, extremal graph theory, and complex networks. Fan is a professor… Read More Interview with a mathematician: Fan Chung Graham

Emmy Noether: I am not a woman mathematician, I am a mathematician.

The painter Jean-Micheal Basquiat was famously quoted as saying “I am not a black artist, I am an artist.” His words challenge us to look at art with an open mind, without preconceptions based on the artist’s ethnic background. The quote resonated with me as I wandered the AGO looking at his richly expressive paintings.… Read More Emmy Noether: I am not a woman mathematician, I am a mathematician.