Welcome

We are a team of faculty and students from the University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley working in theoretical Computer Science. Our primary interest is in the field of algorithmic self-assembly. Algorithmic self-assembly is a relatively new research area that has great potential for applications in a wide range of fields from nanotechnology to biomedical technology.

Our team has expertise in many areas, and thus our research is not limited to this field, but it is our main focus. Beyond the theoretical results, we host several software projects for research and education listed on the software page. All software is hosted on github and open-source.

We are always looking for new collaborators and students, so please email if interested. We also host the weekly Xtreme Algorithms, so come find out what we’re working on and join in.

News

Journal version in Natural Computing

The journal version of "Verification in Staged Tile Self-Assembly" was accepted for publication in Natural Computing. The conference version was published in UCNC 2017 last year. The authors are Robert Schweller, Andrew Winslow, and Tim Wylie ...
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Algorithmica publication

The extended journal version of "Optimal Staged Self-Assembly of General Shapes" has finally been published in Algorithmica. It was accepted and has been online since May 2017 here: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00453-017-0318-0 ...
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The new website

This is the new website and domain. Things may be changing for a while as we get all the content up here ...
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Contact

Feel free to email any of us at our university emails, or use the contact form below.