Presenter Name: Laura Taalman
City, State/Province, Country: Virginia, USA
Field of Work/Study: Professor of Mathematics, James Madison University
Preferred Audience Type(s):
- College Students
Preferred Audience Size:
- Medium-Size Groups (30 to 100 attendees)
- Large Groups (100 to 300 attendees)
Open to Presenting Remotely via Online Video-Conference Tools?
Short Bio: Laura Taalman is a Professor of Mathematics at James Madison University whose published research has included algebraic geometry, knot theory, and games. Also known as “mathgrrl”, Dr. Taalman is a computational designer who leverages a diverse toolbox of 3D design software and technical materials to create elegant and aesthetic realizations of idealized mathematical objects. She is a Project NExT Fellow, a recipient of the Alder Award, Trevor Evans Award, and SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award, and has been featured on Thingiverse, Adafruit, and Science Friday.
Honoraria are generally appreciated by our presenters, in addition to travel expenses. If you would like Laura to present at your event, please send her an email to make arrangements.