CMS/CSHPM Summer Meeting 2009
Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, June 6 - 8, 2009

Public Lecture

HELAMAN FERGUSON, Sculptor & Mathematician
Mathematics in Stone and Bronze

Helaman Ferguson's mathematical sculptures in stone and bronze celebrate ancient and modern mathematical discoveries, melding the universal languages of sculpture and mathematics. Using multimedia, Helaman traces his creations from initial concept, mathematical design, computer graphics, diamond cutting and final form. Helaman's lectures have fascinated audiences worldwide, bringing together multiple disciplines and stimulating dialogue among them. Who he is: Helaman Ferguson is both a sculptor whose work is located in institutions and collections worldwide and an internationally known mathematician whose algorithm has been listed as one of the top ten in the twentieth century.

Event Sponsors

Memorial University of Newfoundland    AARMS: Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences    Centre de recherches mathématiques Fields Institute MITACS Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network

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