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Michael Brand’s success

March 25th, 2014 by David Wood

Congratulations to Michael Brand, who has won the Mollie Holman Doctoral Medal for the best PhD thesis completed in the Faculty of I.T. at Monash University in 2013. One such medal is awarded in each Faculty, each year, at Monash. He also won the 2013 Faculty of I.T. Doctoral Medal which has criteria for other contributions as well as thesis excellence. The thesis is titled “Computing with Arbitrary and Random Numbers“. Michael’s main supervisor was Graham Farr, and associate supervisor was Ian Wanless. Michael will graduate in May 2014.

Nick Wormald

March 4th, 2014 by David Wood

Nick Wormald’s research is featured in in the latest issue of Monash Magazine. The article explains well the nature of some of Nick’s work, and of graph theory and pure mathematics generally, to non-technical readers.

Computational group theory session

February 17th, 2014 by David Wood

Heiko Dietrich is co-organising a session on “Software, algorithms, and applications of computational group theory” at The 4th International Congress on Mathematical Software (ICMS 2014), which is a satellite conference of the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM 2014).

David Fear submits his MSc thesis

February 4th, 2014 by iwanless
Research group at David's submission

Research group at David's submission

Congratulations to David Fear, who submitted his MSc thesis entitled “Diagonally Cyclic Equitable Rectangles and Cyclotomic Orthomorphisms” on 31 Jan 2014. David’s primary supervisor was Ian Wanless, associate supervisor was Daniel Horsley, and external supervisor was Tony Evans (Wright State University, USA).

Professor Wanless

January 1st, 2014 by David Wood

Congratulations to Ian Wanless for his promotion to Professor. Richly deserved!

Marsha submits

December 17th, 2013 by David Wood

Congratulations to Marsha Minchenko on the submission of her PhD thesis entitled “Counting Subgraphs of Regular Graphs using Spectral Moments”. And congratulations to supervisor Ian Wanless too.

Graphs in Economics

December 16th, 2013 by David Wood

Today, Simon Angus from the Monash Department of Economics spoke on the topic of graphs in economics. Here is an expanded version of his slides.

ACCMCC in Perth

December 9th, 2013 by David Wood

This week most of the group members are attending 37ACCMCC at The University of Western Australia. Nick Wormald and Graham Farr will be giving plenary lectures.

Tall Poppy, Norman Do

December 5th, 2013 by David Wood

Congratulations to Norman Do, winner of a 2013 Victorian Tall Poppy Award.

Honours thesis in JCTA

December 3rd, 2013 by David Wood

Congratulations to Tony Grubman, and his honours supervisor Ian Wanless, for their recent paper in JCTA. This paper is essentially Tony’s honours thesis.

Growth rate of canonical and minimal group embeddings of spherical latin trades. Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series A, 123.1:57-72, 2014.