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Thomas Weighill

Assistant Professor
Director of Undergraduate Research

Office: Petty 143
Personal Website:
Starting year at UNCG: 2021
Office Hours: M 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m., W 1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., F 3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.


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


Fall 2023
  • MAT-311 LEC (Intro to Abstract Algebra), MWF 10:00-10:50, PETT 007
  • MAT-699 DTS (Thesis)
  • MAT-701 SEM (Sel Topics Computational Math), MWF 2:00-2:50, EBER 161
  • MAT-699 DTS (Thesis)


Member of the Research Group(s): Applied Math, Group Theory, Topology
Former Students: Jakini Kauba (M.A.), Neil Pritchard (Ph.D.)

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.