Robert Fathauer

Breaking the Wall Between Art and Mathematics

Robert Fathauer

Finalist 2020 Finalist | Art & Science 2020 Art & Science

Robert Fathauer has a PhD from Cornell University in Electrical Engineering and worked as a researcher at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. In the early 1990s he began making art incorporating mathematics, and he has written numerous papers on his explorations in this area. Robert lives and works in Arizona, where he owns a small business producing and selling products that combine art and math. The main focus of his art currently is ceramic sculpture. He also took the lead in making art exhibitions an annual feature of both the Bridges Conference and the Joint Mathematics Meetings.

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