School of Mathematics, University of Birmingham

Daniela Kühn

Short CV

since 2010:   Mason Professor of Mathematics at the University of Birmingham
2010:   Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham
2004-2010:   Lecturer at the University of Birmingham
2003-2004:   Postdoctoral researcher at the Free University Berlin
2003:   Habilitation (Hamburg)
2001-2003:   Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Hamburg
2001:   Ph.D. (Hamburg, supervisor: Reinhard Diestel)
1998:   Diploma in Mathematics (Chemnitz)
1997:   Certificate of Advanced Studies in Mathematics (Cambridge)

Honours and awards:

2021:   Fulkerson prize, awarded jointly by the Mathematical Optimization Society and the American Mathematical Society
2021:   invited lecture at the European Congress of Mathematics in Portorož, Slovenia
2015:   Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award
2014:   invited lecture at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Seoul
2014:   Whitehead Prize, awarded by the London Mathematical Society
2003:   European Prize in Combinatorics
2002:   Richard-Rado Prize for Ph.D. thesis in Discrete Mathematics awarded by the German Mathematical Society


01/2019-06/2024:   PI for ERC Advanced Grant "Extremal Combinatorics: existence, counting and typical structure"
09/2016-08/2021:   EPSRC Established Career Fellowship "Combinatorics, Probability and Algorithms"
03/2015-02/2018:   PI for EPSRC grant "Randomized approaches to combinatorial packing and covering problems"
12/2010-11/2015:   PI for ERC Starting grant "Quasirandomness in graphs and hypergraphs"
06/2012-09/2014:   co-I for EPSRC grant "Edge-colourings and Hamilton decompositions of graphs"
10/2010-06/2014:   Scientist in charge for FP7 Marie Curie fellowship "Problems in Extremal Graph Theory"
10/2007-03/2011:   PI for EPSRC grant "The regularity method for directed graphs"
04/2006-01/2009:   PI for EPSRC first grant "Probabilistic Methods in Graph Theory"