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Thomas Weighill

Assistant Professor

Office: Petty 143
Email: t_weighill@uncg.edu
Personal Website: https://sites.google.com/view/thomasweighill/
Starting year at UNCG: 2021
Office Hours: Face to Face & Virtual: M 9:00am-9:50am; W 11:00am-12:00pm; F 1:00pm-2:00pm

Education

Degree(s): Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Tennessee (2019)

Teaching

Spring 2022
  • STA-648 LEC (Topological Data Analysis), MWF 2:00-2:50, Petty Science Building 227
  • MAT-451 LEC (Topological Data Analysis), MWF 2:00-2:50, Petty Science Building 227
  • MAT-651 LEC (Topological Data Analysis), MWF 2:00-2:50, Petty Science Building 227
  • MAT-320 LEC (Introduction to Topology), MWF 10:00-10:50, Petty Science Building 7
  • MAT-699 DTS (Thesis)
  • MAT-701 SEM (Sel Topics Computational Math), MWF 12:00-12:50, Petty Science Building 141
  • MAT-790 IND (Directed Doctoral Research)

Research

Member of the Research Group(s): Applied Math, Group Theory, Topology
Current Students: Jakini Kauba (M.A.)

Selected Publications

  • T. Abrishami, N. Guillen, P. Rule, Z. Schutzman, J. Solomon, T. Weighill and Si Wu, “Geometry of Graph Partitions via Optimal Transport”, SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing 42.5, 2020.
  • L. Higginbotham and T. Weighill, “Coarse quotients by group actions and the maximal Roe algebra”, Journal of Topology and Analysis 11(4), 2019.

Brief Biography

Thomas completed his PhD at the University of Tennessee in 2019. He was as a postdoc with the Metric Geometry and Gerrymandering Group Redistricting Lab at Tufts University before joining UNCG in 2021. His research interests include topological data analysis, computational geometry, coarse geometry and data science.