Hello there at 54.196.238.210!
Today is Friday, 31 July 2015, and the current local time is 04:21 PM
 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
 Feature article Aperiodic crystals and beyond in Acta Cryst. B
 Monograph Aperiodic Order. Vol 1. A Mathematical Invitation (Cambridge University Press)
 Critical review Mathematical diffraction of aperiodic structures in Chem. Soc. Rev.

 6th International Conference on Aperiodic Crystals APERIODIC'09 in Liverpool (September 2009)
 Workshop Dynamical versus Diffraction Spectra in the Theory of Quasicrystals at Oberwolfach (December 2014)
 Exhibit How do Shapes Fill Space? at Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2009
 Feature article The Forbidden Beauty of Quasicrystals in Physics World
 Exhibit Forbidden Beauty at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2004
 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
 LTCC Course on Aperiodic Order at the London Mathematical Society
 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 – 2015)
 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