Pi Mu Epsilon Conference

Friday and Saturday, April 14-15, 2023

Dr. Thomas Hull

Spring 2023 Conference Speaker


Dr. Thomas Hull is a mathematician and Associate Professor of mathematics at Western New England University. He finished his Ph.D. in mathematics at the University of Rhode Island, with his dissertation on list coloring bipartite graphs. He now mostly studies the mathematics of origami (paper folding), and has recently been awarded a 3-year research grant on “Configuration Spaces of Rigid Origami” by the National Science Foundation’s Directorate of Mathematical Sciences. D. Hull has authored a book Origametry, Mathematical Methods in Paper Folding, published by Cambridge University Press in 2020. He has served as an instructor for MathILy, a summer enrichment program for high school students, and as director of the NSF-funded MathILy-EST REU program. In June 2021, he was featured as an origami expert in WIRED Magazine’s YouTube video “Origami in 5 Levels of Difficulty.”

College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Bret Benesh
Chair, Mathematics Department
CSB Main 207

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