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 news
LTCC Course on "Aperiodic Order" at LMS MiniWorkshop "Dynamical versus Diffraction Spectra in the Theory of Quasicrystals" at Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach Monograph "Aperiodic Order. Vol 1. A Mathematical Invitation" (with M Baake) SysMIC: an interdisciplinary skills course for biological researchers, developed through a joint BBSRCfunded project with UCL, Birkbeck and Edinburgh, consists of three modules, comprising taught material and projects
 where I work
 Aperiodic Order Research Group
 Department of Mathematics & Statistics
 Faculty of Mathematics, Computing & Technology
 The Open University
 Open Research Online
 Research at the Open University
 research highlights

 Exhibit How do Shapes Fill Space? at Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2009 in London (with Edmund Harriss, Richard Henry, John Hunton, Vinay Kathotia and Jeroen Lamb).
 Workshop on Dynamics, Physics and Topology in Aperiodic Order, 7 – 11 September 2009, Leicester (cochaired with Alex Clark and John Hunton)
 APERIODIC'09, the 6th International Conference on Aperiodic Crystals, 1318 September 2009, Liverpool, UK (cochaired with Rónán McGrath) — the proceedings have now been published (open access)
 Aperiodic Order Research Group supported by £215,124 EPSRC Grant EP/D058465/1 Combinatorics of Sequences and Tilings and its Applications (2006 – 2009) and by a Leverhulme Visiting Professorship (£25,340) for Michael Baake (2009/10)
 Feature article The Forbidden Beauty of Quasicrystals in Physics World (with Rónán McGrath & Renee D. Diehl)
 Exhibit Forbidden Beauty at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2004 (with Rónán McGrath)
 Article Die verborgene Ordnung der Quasikristalle in Spektrum der Wissenschaft (with Michael Baake and Robert V. Moody)
 research activity & output
 My scientific publications
 Conference attendances, visits, talks & posters
 Research grants
 Research students
 Cooperations
 Scientific meetings that I coorganised
 Conference pictures — can you spot me?
 MATHEMATICA programmes on quasiperiodic tilings
 Colourful pictures of planar aperiodic tilings
 research interests
 Aperiodic Order & Quasicrystals
 Solvable Lattice Models of Statistical Mechanics
 Quantum Algebras, Braids, Knots & Links
 Mathematical Biology, Population Genetics
 Combinatorics & Number Theory
 what I teach
 Author of course materials for Waves, diffusion and variational principles (MS324) and Computer algebra, chaos and simulations (MS325)
 Module team chair of Mathematical modelling (MSXR209)
 E&A board member of Using mathematics (MST121), Essential mathematics 1 (MST124) and Waves, diffusion and variational principles (MS324), and involved in several modules of our MSc in Mathematics
 Tutor & course director at the late MST207 residential school (Stirling 2002 – 2004) and at the Mathematical modelling (MSXR209) residential school (Nottingham, 2005 & 2007 – 2014)
 Tutor of Calculus of variations and advanced calculus (M820) and of Dissertation in Mathematics (M840)
 Supervisor of research students
 other professional activities
 Visiting appointments
 Visiting Research Associate, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
 Memberships
 Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft
 Fellow (FInstP) of the Institute of Physics
 Member of the IoP Mathematical and Theoretical Physics Group Committee
 Member of the IoP Conference Committee
 Member of the London Mathematical Society
 Chair of the IUCr Commission on Aperiodic Crystals
 International research groups
 European Research Group: Mathematics and Quantum Physics EuroGDR (2000 – 2008)
 DFG Schwerpunktprogramm (research focus programme) Quasikristalle (1997 – 2003)
 world of quasicrystal research
 Forbidden Beauty
 Joint exhibit with Rónán McGrath (Liverpool) at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition in London, 58 July 2004
 Mathematics of
Aperiodic Order
 This (not recently updated) site comprises information on the mathematical theory of quasicrystals
 Encyclopedia
of Substitution Tilings
 A useful reference for anything relating to tilings, developed and maintained by Edmund Harriss and Dirk Frettlöh