Curriculum Vitae (OU Format), November 2012

1. HIGHER EDUCATION

Degrees

  1. 1988 - 1991 B.Sc (Hons) (Mathematics), class 1, University of Bristol.
  2. 1991 - 1995 Ph.D. (Mathematics): 'A local version of the projection theorem and other results in geometric measure theory', University of London.

Awards

  1. 1991 Hasse Prize for best final year mathematics undergraduate.
  2. 1992 Valerie Myerscough Travel Prize, funding attendance at international conference.

2. APPOINTMENTS AND EXPERIENCE

  1. 2007 - present Senior Lecturer, Open University.
  2. 1999 - 2007 Lecturer in Analysis, Open University.
  3. 1997 - 1999 Temporary Lecturer in Mathematics, University of Edinburgh.
  4. 1994 - 1997 Research Assistant, University of St Andrews, EPSRC-funded position to develop theory of multifractals.

3. CONTRIBUTIONS TO OPEN UNIVERSITY TEACHING AND STUDENT SUPPORT

(a) Organisational responsibilities

M338 Topology (30 points)

M337 Complex Analysis (30 points)

M203 Introduction to Pure Mathematics (60 points)

(b) Contributions to teaching materials

M338 Topology (30 points)

M208 Pure Mathematics (60 points)

M435 Metric and Topological Spaces and Geometric Topology (30 points)

M835 Fractal Geometry (30 points)

M337 Complex Analysis (30 points)

MST121/MS221 Using Mathematics/Exploring Mathematics rewrite, (60 points)

(c) Contributions to teaching methods and student support

M835 Fractal Geometry (30 points)

M338 Topology (30 points)

M337 Complex Analysis (30 points)

M203 Introduction to Pure Mathematics (60 points)

M431 The Lebesgue Integral (30 points)

Other

4. CONTRIBUTIONS TO ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT

5. RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP

Research Interests

Real Analysis and Geometric Measure Theory. In particular, the structure of sets and measures in Euclidean spaces, and the relationship with classical problems in Analysis.

Research Funding

  1. 2007. LMS ‘Scheme 2’ Visitor Grant, £600 to enable visit of Ondrej Zindulka (Prague).

6. POSTGRADUATE STUDENT SUPERVISION

2003 - 2007 Walter Johnston (part-time) - joint supervision with Professor P. J. Rippon (OU).

7. EXTERNAL ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

Membership or offices held in learned societies and professional bodies

External examining

  1. 2012. University of Helsinki, Ph.D. Pre-examiner.
  2. 2011. University of St Andrews, Ph.D. Examiner.
  3. 2006. University of St Andrews, M.Phil. Examiner.
  4. 2002. University of Jyväskylä (Finland), Ph.D. Examiner.

Contributions to conferences

  1. 2007. Local organiser of 36th Summer Symposium in Real Analysis. Held at the University of Oxford.
  2. 2003. Co-organiser of the 2003 St Andrews Colloquium: a three day conference held at the University of St Andrews.
  3. 2001. Lecturer at the University of Cambridge Science Summer School. Responsible for writing and delivering a five day undergraduate course in fractal geometry to international students.

Invited lectures

  1. December 2008. Keynote speaker at 'Workshop in Harmonic Analysis and Geometric Measure Theory', University of Glasgow.
  2. August 2007. Keynote speaker at conference in ‘Real Analysis, Geometric Measure Theory, PDE and Banach Spaces’, University of Warwick.
  3. 2006. Applied Analysis seminar, University of Oxford; Analysis seminar, University of Birmingham; Analysis seminar, University of Glasgow.
  4. 2005. Lecture to undergraduate mathematics society, the Archimedeans, University of Cambridge.
  5. 2004. Probability and Statistics seminar, University of Bath; Analysis seminar, University of Edinburgh.
  6. 2003. Workshop in Analysis and Geometric Measure Theory, Banff International Research Station (Canada); Functional Analysis seminar, University of Oxford.
  7. 2002. Departmental Colloquium, University of Jyväskylä (Finland); Dynamical Systems seminar, University of Manchester.
  8. 2000. Analysis seminar, University of Edinburgh; Analysis seminar, Imperial College, London.
  9. 1999. Geometric Measure Theory seminar, Rice University (USA).
  10. 1998. Analysis seminar, University of Edinburgh; Analysis seminar, University of Maynooth (Ireland).
  11. 1997. Departmental Colloquium, University of Jyväskylä (Finland).
  12. 1996. Millican Lecture, University of North Texas (USA).
  13. 1995. Analysis seminar, University of Edinburgh.

8. OTHER INFORMATION

  1. 2000. Invited visitor to Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Jyväskylä in Finland for five weeks. Host paid for all local costs.

9. PUBLICATIONS

Please go to the Publications section of this website.

Conference contributions (non-refereed)

  1. T. C. O’Neil ‘Singular sets in the calculus of variations’ in Real Analysis Exchange 30th Summer Symposium Conference Reports (June 2006), pp.101-104, published as a supplement to Real Analysis Exchange, 32 number 1. ISSN 0147-1937. [PDF] [PS]
  2. 33rd Winter School in Abstract Analysis (2005), Czech Republic.
  3. T. C. O’Neil (2004) ‘The dimension of visible sets’ in Real Analysis Exchange 28th Summer Symposium Conference Reports, (June 2005), pp.69-72, published as a supplement to Real Analysis Exchange, 31 number 1. ISSN 0147- 1937. [PDF] [PS]
  4. 32nd Winter School in Abstract Analysis, (2004) Czech Republic.
  5. Fractal Geometry and Stochastics III, (2003) Germany.
  6. 55th British Mathematical Colloquium, (2003) Birmingham
  7. 29th Winter school in Abstract Analysis, (2001) Czech Republic.
  8. Summer school on Geometric and Dynamical Aspects of Measure Theory, (2000) Hungary.
  9. Fractal Geometry and Stochastics II, (1998) Germany.
  10. Number Theory and Dynamical Systems, (1997) University of York.
  11. 25th Winter School in Abstract Analysis, (1997) Czech Republic.
  12. Ergofract 95, (1995) Gran Canaria, Spain.
  13. Weekend Analysis Seminar, (1995) Weinberg, Austria.
  14. Fractal Geometry and Stochastics, (1994) Finsterbergen, Germany.
  15. Conference in Real Analysis and Measure Theory, (1992) Capri, Italy.

All other works

  1. T. C. O'Neil (2009) 'A note on the parameterisation of Besicovitch sets', available for download from Arxiv.
  2. T. C. O’Neil (2001) ‘How big is the Milky Way?’ in Plus, an online mathematics magazine for sixth formers, http://plus.maths.org/issue15/features/oneil/index.html.
  3. T. C. O’Neil (1998) a review of ‘Techniques in Fractal Geometry’ in Proceedings of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society.

Publications in press


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