Spring 2021 Art and Art History Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Sofya Lyakhova, “Art and Mathematics: The Unlikely Attraction”
Dr Sofya Lyakhova is a practicing artist and a mathematician from Swansea University, Swansea, UK.
She was born in Russia where she received a BSc in Mathematics. Dr Lyakhova holds a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Bristol, UK and a mathematics teacher qualification from Swansea Metropolitan University, UK. She joined the Swansea University Mathematics Department in 2010 as a Program Leader of the pilot program “Further Mathematics Support Program Wales”, a national government funded programme aimed to encourage more students to study mathematics post-16. Dr. Lyakhova’s interest in art also started early. She is a graduate of the Fine Art School in Voronezh (Russia) where she studied painting, drawing, sculpture and art history. She is currently working on developing a new module entitled Art and Mathematics for the mathematics undergraduates at Swansea University.
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