federico ardila
professor . san francisco state university
profesor adjunto . universidad de los andes . colombia

research . teaching . society . outreach . cv . interviews . other .

      . profiles . podcasts . press .

Selected profiles.

Testimonios: Stories of Latinx and Hispanic Mathematicians, 2021
        My testimonio.
        Part of this beautiful book edited by Pamela Harris, Alicia Prieto-Langarica,
        Vanessa Rivera Quiñones, Luis Sordo Vieira, Rosaura Uscanga Lomelí,
        and Andrés Vindas Meléndez.

El Espectador, 2022
        Los mejores bailarines de salsa pueden ser tremendos matematicos,
        por Juan Diego Quiceno.

The Atlantic, 2021
        How one professor changed the culture of mathematics for his students,
        by Jessica Nordell.
        Part of the book The End of Bias.
        See also Joy & power in math and life in Jessica's newsletter "Who we are to each other".

The Joy of x, 2021
        Federico Ardila on Math, Music and the Space of Possibilities
        with Steven Strogatz.

BBC Mundo et BBC Afrique e BBC Brasil, 2021
        El premiado profesor de matemáticas que inspira a sus alumnos con música,
        by Alejandro Millán Valencia

Quanta Magazine + Wired Magazine, 2017
        A mathematician who dances to the joys and sorrows of discovery,
        by Erica Klarreich.
        Video excerpt.

Limitless Minds, Interviews with Mathematicians, 2017
        by Anthony Bonato.
        Part of this wonderful book.

Podcasts and video interviews.

Meet a Mathematician, 2020
        (Interview with Padi Fuster and Selvi Kara, 2020)

The Joy of x Podcast
        Federico Ardila on Math, Music and the Space of Possibilities
        with Steven Strogatz.

Scientific American, 2018
        (My Favorite Theorem podcast with Evelyn Lamb and Kevin Knudson)

Latinxs and Hispanics in Mathematical Sciences, 2018
        (Lathisms podcast with Evelyn Lamb)


KQED, How a Mathematician and a Designer Ignite Each Other’s Creative Spark, 2022.

Premio Nacional de Ciencias y entrevista con la Fundación Alejandro Angel Escobar, 2015.

Premio Nacional de Matematicas, 2019.

El Espectador, El camino hacia el asombro, 2013.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Ten Emerging Scholars, 2011

SF State Magazine, A World-Class Education, 2010.

La W radio, 2010.

Chronicle of Higher Education, 2010.

Revista Poder, 2008.