Hispanic Heritage Month

In an effort to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month that runs from September 15th - October 15th, we would like to recognize the accomplishments of a group of Hispanic and Latinx Mathematicians.

Alberto Pedro Calderón – Argentinian mathematician widely considered one of the 20th century’s most important mathematicians.


Ruy Luís Gomes – Brilliant Portuguese mathematician who is known as one of the leading intellectuals of the 20th century.


Pedro Nunes – Portuguese mathematician who is considered to be one of the most skilled and creative mathematicians of his time.


Victor Neumann-Lara – Mexican mathematician who was a pioneer in the field of graph theory.


Júlio César de Mello e Souza – Brazilian writer, educator, and mathematics professor known for his entertaining books explaining mathematics.


Ruth Gonzalez – First US-born Hispanic woman to earn a doctorate in mathematics.