Person: Spinadel, Vera


Vera W de Spinadel was the first woman to be awarded a mathematics Ph.D. by the University of Buenos Aires. She was an Argentine mathematician whose main contributions were to mathematics in architecture, art, and design. She introduced the "metallic means family" which generalises the Golden Ratio.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 22 August 1929, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Died 26 January 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Origin Argentina, Women

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive