Francis Su

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Francis Su
Mathematical Association of America | President of the MAA
In office
2015 Feb 1 – 2017 Jan 31
Preceded by Robert L. Devaney
Personal details
Alma mater

B.S., University of Texas-Austin, 1989

Ph.D., Harvard University, 1995

Francis Edward Su is an American mathematician. He joined the Harvey Mudd College faculty in 1996, and is currently Benediktsson-Karwa Professor of Mathematics. Su served as President of the Mathematical Association of America from 2015–2017.[1] Su has received multiple awards from the MAA, including the Henry L. Alder Award[2] and the Haimo Award, both for distinguished teaching.[3]

Su received his Ph.D. from Harvard University, where his advisor was Persi Diaconis.[4] His research area is combinatorics, and he is particularly known for his work on fair division.[5]


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