An Improved Aperiodic Monotile

June 14, 2023

Hot on the heels of the discovery of the "one-in-a-million" shape "Einstein" in March, a new shape called "Spectre" might be the true owner of the title.

The new shape, which they called "Spectre," was discovered by tweaking an "equilateral version" of the hat, a shape that didn't initially seem to have the aperiodic tiling ability.

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Welcoming New Topology Faculty Fall 2023

May 28, 2023

We are delighted to welcome Anthony Conway, Irving Dai, Maggie Miller, and Lisa Piccirillo to our tenure stream faculty. The research areas of our new colleagues are in Topology, and they will arrive at UT in Fall 2023. Anthony Conway is joining us from a postdoctoral appointment at MIT. Irving Dai is joining us from an NSF postdoctoral appointment at Stanford University. Maggie Miller was awarded a Maryam Mirzakhani New Frontier Award in 2023, and a Clay Research Fellowship in 2021. She is currently a Clay Fellow at Stanford University. Lisa Piccirillo was awarded a Maryam

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