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 byRobert L. Devaney
Personal details
Alma materB.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]


  1. ^ "MAA Presidents"
  2. ^ Henry L. Alder Award, Mathematical Association of America, retrieved 2018-06-08
  3. ^ "Francis Su Wins Haimo Award for Distinguished Teaching"
  4. ^ Francis Su at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  5. ^ "To Divide the Rent, Start with a Triangle"

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