Timothy Gomez

I am someone who is passionate about solving open problems and finding unique solutions.


Experience

Research Assistant

ASARG

Work on open problems in abstract self-assembly and molecular computation

June 2018 - Present

Publications

Verification and Computation in Restricted Tile Automata David Caballero, Timothy Gomez, Robert Schweller, Tim Wylie 26th International Conference on DNA Computing and Molecular Programming (DNA 26) (To Appear) September 14-17, 2020

Relocating Units in Robot Swarms with Uniform Control Signals is PSPACE-Complete David Caballero, Angel Cantu, Timothy Gomez, Austin Luchsinger, Robert Schweller, Tim Wylie 32nd Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry (CCCG 2020) (To Appear) University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, August 5-7, 2020

Building Patterned Shapes in Robot Swarms with Uniform Control Signals David Caballero, Angel Cantu, Timothy Gomez, Austin Luchsinger, Robert Schweller, Tim Wylie 32nd Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry (CCCG 2020) (To Appear) University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, August 5-7, 2020

Relocation with Uniform External Control in Limited Directions Jose Balanza-Martinez, David Caballero, Angel Cantu, Timothy Gomez, Austin Luchsinger, Robert Schweller, Tim Wylie Japan Conference on Discrete and Computational Geometry, Graphs, and Games: (JCDCG^3 2019) Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan, September 6-8, 2019.

Hierarchical Shape Construction and Complexity for Slidable Polyominos under Uniform External Forces Jose Balanza-Martinez, David Caballero, Angel A. Cantu, Mauricio Flores, Timothy Gomez, Austin Luchsinger, Rene Reyes, Robert Schweller, Tim Wylie ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA 2020) Salt Lake City, Utah, January 5-8th, 2020


Education

The University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley

Master of Science
Computer Science
Fall 2020 - Current

The University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley

Bachelor of Science
Computer Science
Fall 2016 - Spring 2020

Harlingen High School South

August 2012 - May 2016


Awards

  • Presidental Graduate Research Assistantship, University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, Texas.
  • David Caballero, Angel Cantu, Timothy Gomez, Austin Luchsinger, Advisors Robert Schweller, Timothy Wylie. Complexity of Motion Planning in Single Step 3rd place HESTEC poster competition
  • Engaged Scholar Award, University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, Texas.
  • REU Award, University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, Texas.

Interests

I am intrested in Computational Complexity and Game Theory. Seeing how changing small rules affect the power of models or problems.

Non Computer Science Intrests including Musical Festivals and Professional Wrestling