Dr. Eugenia Cheng is a mathematician and pianist based in Chicago. Dr. Cheng is currently the Scientist in Residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is tenured in Pure Mathematics at the University of Sheffield, UK. She is an expert in mathematics who focuses on ending “math-phobia” through innovative teaching methods. Cheng is a popular YouTube personality, producing videos that aim to demonstrate that math can be fun. In 2015, she wrote a book, “How to Bake Pi” that explains mathematics through food. She is also a concert pianist and the founder of Liederstube, a Not For Profit organization in Chicago dedicated to bringing classical music to a wider audience.
Scientist in Residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Location: Chicago, IL
Areas of Interest: Mathematics, Innovative Undergraduate Teaching Methods, Concert Piano