Michele Emmer

Michele Emmer (mathematician), Department of Mathematics, Sapienza University of Rome, Piazzale A. Moro, 00185 Rome, Italy. Email: emmermichele15@gmail.com.

Michele Emmer was full professor of mathematics at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” to 2015, as well as a writer, journalist and filmmaker. He is a member of the Istituto Veneto Scienze Lettere Arti (IVSLA), Venice. His area of interests are PDE and minimal surfaces; relationships between mathematics and the arts; and architecture, cinema and culture. He has been a member of the Leonardo Editorial Board since 1992.

Books

Journal Articles

From the Leonardo Archive

Art and Math, Forever

October 2007
Special Section: Leonardo Celebrates Leonardo da Vinci

A Film on Leonardo da Vinci by Luciano Emmer

October 2009
Special Section: Artists and War

Are We an Intelligent Race?

April 2018
Special Section: Pioneers and Pathbreakers

How a Mathematician Started Making Movies

April 2019
General Articles

Sebastian’s Space and Forms

April 2020
The Leonardo Gallery

Homage to Escher

February 2000
Editorial

Only Bombs are Intelligent?

April 2000
Special Section: Artists and War

Artists and War: Answers?

February 2001
Editorial

Can Ideas and Words Be Useful?

February 2002
Editorial

Artists and Scientists in Times of War: A Renewed Call for Papers

June 2005

Mathematicians: The New Artists?

June 1999