Steven Strogatz

Steven Strogatz is a professor of applied mathematics at Cornell University. In 2007 he received the Communications Award, a lifetime achievement award for the communication of mathematics to the general public. He previously taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he received the E.M. Baker Award, an institute-wide teaching prize selected solely by students. "Chaos," his series of 24 lectures on chaos theory, was filmed and produced in 2008 by The Teaching Company. He is the author, most recently, of “The Calculus of Friendship,” the story of his 30-year correspondence with his high school calculus teacher.

Steven Strogatz won the 2007 Communications Award from the American Mathematical Society for his lifelong efforts to explain mathematics to a wider audience. He's undertaking the same kind of thing in a New York Times blog series on math, from basic to baffling. The debut was on January 31, 2010 at it was called From Fish to Infinity and it can be found @ http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/01/31/from-fish-to-infinity/?scp=2&sq=steven strogatz - opinionator blog&st=cse.

Find all of them from the last year @ http://query.nytimes.com/search/sitesearch?query=steven+strogatz+-+opinionator+blog&more=past_365.