About

Tom works for the Naked Scientists – an award-winning production company that specialises in broadcasting science news internationally via the radio and podcasts. He can frequently be heard talking about all things science and maths on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, BBC Radio 5 Live and ABC Australia. He is also in charge of making the new video series Naked Maths which aims to make maths fun and entertaining through real-world examples and experiments.

cropped-fmpm6579.jpgTom completed his PhD in applied maths at the University of Cambridge in 2016, where he conducted experiments looking at where river water goes when it enters the ocean. You can read more about his PhD thesis here. This love of fluid mechanics has continued with Tom taking up the post of social media editor at the Journal of Fluid Mechanics. You can follow the twitter page and read the JFM blog for the latest updates in the world of fluids.

Before his PhD, Tom spent four years studying maths at the University of Oxford and was recently interviewed by the Oxford Alumni Voices podcast about his time there. The European Mathematical Society have also featured Tom’s work on his mission to popularise maths. When not misbehaving with numbers Tom can be found playing football, snowboarding and pretending he’s a rockstar. He currently has 6 maths-themed tattoos including the Navier-Stokes equations, the platonic solids and the first 100 digits of the number e…

 

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