Adrián Arnoldo Paenza (born May 9, 1949 in Buenos Aires ) is an Argentine journalist , author and mathematician .
Paenza received his doctorate in mathematics in 1979 under Miguel Herrera at the University of Buenos Aires (Propiedades de corrientes residuales en el caso de intersecciones no completas). He is a professor at the University of Buenos Aires and a journalist who has worked for radio, television and major newspapers in Argentina. He was a moderator for TEDx Buenos Aires.
In 2014 he received the Leelavati Prize of the International Mathematical Union for his contributions to popularizing mathematics in Argentina .
His children's books on mathematics (one of which was also translated into German) were bestsellers in Argentina, including a series of books with the series title * Matemática ... ¿estás ahí?
- Mathematics through the back door: Fascinating journeys into the wonderful world of numbers, Anaconda Verlag 2012, ISBN 3866478232 (children's book)
- ↑ Adrián Paenza in the Mathematics Genealogy Project (English)
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Paenza, Adrián Arnoldo (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Argentine mathematician|
|DATE OF BIRTH||May 9, 1949|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Buenos Aires|