Daina Taimiņa

1954 - Today

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Daina Taimiņa (born August 19, 1954) is a Latvian mathematician, retired adjunct associate professor of mathematics at Cornell University, known for discovering a groundbreaking way of modelling hyperbolic planes by crocheting objects to illustrate hyperbolic space and innovative use of them teaching geometry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daina Taimiņa has received more than 15,517 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Daina Taimiņa is the 809th most popular mathematician, the 166th most popular biography from Latvia and the 2nd most popular Latvian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Daina Taimiņa ranks 809 out of 828Before her are Peter Sarnak, Stuart Milner-Barry, Artur Avila, Kathleen Ollerenshaw, Keith Devlin, and Dusa McDuff. After her are Harald Helfgott, Marcus du Sautoy, Sal Khan, Eric W. Weisstein, Alessio Figalli, and Martin Hairer.

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Among people born in 1954, Daina Taimiņa ranks 511Before her are Renáta Tomanová, Iain Duncan Smith, Rustem Khamitov, Alan Kennedy, Željko Pahek, and Sandra Cisneros. After her are Ted Jensen, Rick McCallum, Ken Page, Amy Heckerling, Yoshiaki Shimojo, and Ravi Shankar Prasad.

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Among people born in Latvia, Daina Taimiņa ranks 166 out of 242Before her are Igors Miglinieks (1964), Edgars Rinkēvičs (1973), Jeļena Ostapenko (1997), DJ Lethal (1972), Dainis Ozols (1966), and Vitālijs Astafjevs (1971). After her are Kristaps Porziņģis (1995), Artjoms Rudņevs (1988), Artis Pabriks (1966), Kārlis Skrastiņš (1974), Sandis Ozoliņš (1972), and Aisha (1986).


Among mathematicians born in Latvia, Daina Taimiņa ranks 2Before her are Eliyahu Rips (1948).