Tony Samuel


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Tony’s research is focussed on aperiodic order, Diophantine approximations, dynamical systems, and potential theory. Recently he has also been interested in developing interactive educational materials using Manim and R Studio. Enquiries from potential postdoctoral researchers, as well as research students and visitors, to work with him on any of these topics are always welcome.


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Research interests

Aperiodic order, Diophantine approximations, dynamical systems, and potential theory.


Tony is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Birmingham. He has held academic posts at California Polytechnic State University, Universität Bremen, Australian National University and the University of St Andrews. He has also had the privilege of holding prolonged research stays at the Hausdorff Research Institute for Mathematics, Humboldt–Universität zu Berlin, Institut Mittag–Leffler, and South China University of Technology.

Since 2020 he has been a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and the Director of Student Experience for J-BJI – a joint institute which runs a transnational undergraduate education programme. In 2018 he was honoured with the Terrance Harris Excellence in Mentorship Award from California Polytechnic State University. 

For details on his academic ancestry please visit the Mathematics Genealogy Project. For contact information please see his University of Birmingham staff profile.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, A commutative noncommutative fractal geometry, University of St Andrews

Award Date: 22 Jun 2011

Bachelor of Science, Space filling curves and invariance of domain, University of St Andrews

Award Date: 21 Jun 2005


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