ESP Biography

LISA WILLEY, Environmental Scientist and math/art enthusiast!

Major: Environmental science BS

College/Employer: University of southern maine

Year of Graduation: 2017

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Lisa (University of Southern Maine '17) and Maya (College of the Atlantic '16) love to have fun finding the connection between math and art!

Past Classes

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M12222: Math Meets Art! in Spark 2018 (Mar. 17 - 18, 2018)
Many types of artistic endeavors involve mathematics, whether fractals, geometry, perspective or patterns. Come try a couple of fun math meets art activities!

M7629: Crocheting on the Hyperbolic Plane in Splash! 2013 (Nov. 23 - 24, 2013)
We will use crocheting skills to demonstrate non-euclidean geometry and the hyperbolic plane. Students who sign up for this class should view this video <> on "how to crochet" so that they are a little prepared for diving right into a project! Hyperbolic crocheting can be seen at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History as a crocheted coral reef.