School of Mathematics, Birmingham University

Deryk Osthus

Short CV

1996:   B.A. Mathematics (Cambridge)
1997:   Certificate of Advanced Studies in Mathematics (Cambridge)
2000:   Ph.D. (Humboldt-University Berlin, supervisor: Hans Jürgen Prömel)
2000-2004:   Postdoctoral researcher in Berlin
2004:   Habilitation (Humboldt-University Berlin)
2004-2010:   Lecturer at the University of Birmingham
2010-11:   Senior Lecturer
2011-12:   Reader in Graph Theory
since 2012:   Professor in Graph Theory (inaugural lecture)

2003:   European Prize in Combinatorics
2014:   Invited lecture at the International Congress of Mathematicians, Seoul
2014:   Whitehead Prize, awarded by the London Mathematical Society
2021:   Fulkerson prize, awarded jointly by the Mathematical Optimization Society and the American Mathematical Society


01/2019-12/2021:   PI for EPSRC grant "Approximate structure in large graphs and hypergraphs"
03/2015-02/2018:   co-I for EPSRC grant "Randomized approaches to combinatorial packing and covering problems"
12/2012-11/2018:   PI for ERC Starting grant "Asymptotic properties of graphs"
06/2012-05/2014:   PI for EPSRC grant "Edge-colourings and Hamilton decompositions of graphs"
10/2010-07/2013:   co-I for FP7 Marie Curie fellowship "Problems in Extremal Graph Theory"
10/2007-03/2011:   co-I for EPSRC grant "The regularity method for directed graphs"
08/2007-11/2009:   PI for EPSRC first grant "Graph expansion and applications"