TEDxEdges 2011 – Jorge Buescu – “The importance of useful mathematics”
Jorge Buescu is a professor in the Department of Mathematics of Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon. He completed his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Warwick, UK. He has authored and co-authored several scientific papers in mathematics, physics and engineering. He wrote the book “O Mistério do Bilhete de Identidade e Outras Histórias” the first of a series on mathematics and science communication. In 2001 he was awarded the Rómulo de Carvalho Research and Science Communication.