Mathematical biologist James Sneyd on the beauty of patterns
James Sneyd is a Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Auckland. He is known internationally for his research in mathematical biology and physiology, and is the co-author of two prize-winning books in this area. Dr Sneyd has traced the links between mathematics and disciplines such as human physiology and music. In 2005 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand. He is also a jazz violinist, currently playing in Auckland with the gypsy swing band Club Manouche and the Afro-Cuban band Charanga Amadeus.