Professor of Applied Mathematics, Cornell University
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. Being an award-winning researcher, teacher, and communicator, Strogatz enjoys sharing the beauty of math through his books, essays, public lectures, and radio and television appearances. Among many research papers, his best-known research contribution is his 1998 Nature paper on "small-world" networks, co-authored with his former student Duncan Watts it has now been cited more than 38,000 times, according to Google Scholar. He enjoys finding math in places where you'd least expect.
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