A Ph.D. student in applied mathematics at the University of Colorado (CU) Denver, Timothy earned a B.S. in Physics and M.S. in mathematics at Illinois State University. As a National Science Foundation Fellow (2010-2012), he worked with middle schools on design of research and content issues to develop inquiry-based instructional methods. And while serving as an instructor of a variety of pre-calculus courses at CU Denver, Aaron completed one research paper to be published in Graphs and Combinatorics and another to be published in the Journal of Graph Theory.