I did my undergraduate degree in mathematics and graduated from the University of York in July 2010. Since October 2010 I have been working at the university of Leicester as a Graduate Teaching Assistant whilst studying for my PhD under the supervision of Professor Rick Thomas.
Broadly, I am interested in the connections between group theory and formal language theory. In terms of research, I have mostly been looking at the word problem of groups and how it behaves as a formal language. Recently I have been looking at natural conditions on formal languages which characterise the word problem.
In 2013 I was the Post Graduate Researcher (PGR) representative for the college of science and engineering on the PGR policy committee.
In the past I have been a TA on the following courses
Author: Sam Jones (sj175 AT) mcs(.)le(DOT)ac[d0T>uk), T: +44 (0)116 252 3904.