Satyan Devadoss discusses complexity, the limits of quantification, and a vision of mathematics informed by the humanities.
Satyan holds the Fletcher Jones Chair of Applied Math at the University of San Diego. Before that, he was a professor of mathematics at Williams College, with visiting positions at Ohio State, UC Berkeley, Harvey Mudd, Université Nice, and Stanford. He is a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, recipient of two national teaching awards, and explores the intersection of math with origami, cartography, architecture, genetics, and design.
This is the second of a three-part forum.