Einar Steingrímsson's CV


Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987 - 1992

PhD in Mathematics, February 1992
Thesis Advisor: Professor Richard P. Stanley

University of Pennsylvania, 1983 - 1987

BA in Mathematics, Minor in Philosophy, May 1987
MA in Mathematics, May 1987


Professor, University of Strathclyde, From 2010
Professor, Reykjavik University, 2004 - 2010
Dean of Research, Reykjavik University, 2007 - 2008
Professor, Chalmers, 2002 - 2007
Research scientist, Decode Genetics (part time) 2001-2003
Docent, Chalmers, 1998-2002
Lecturer, Chalmers Tekniska Högskola, 1992-1998

Doctoral students supervised

Jason P. Smith, PhD September 2015 (currently at University of Strathclyde)
Petter Brändén, PhD May 2005 (Currently at Royal Inst. Technology, Stockholm)
Anders Claesson, PhD February 2004 (Currently at the University of Iceland)
Sergey Kitaev, PhD January 2003 (Currently at University of Strathclyde)
Antoine Vella, Visiting, Spring 2003 (Currently at United Nations)

Postdoctoral mentor for

Thomas Selig, from 2016
Jason P. Smith, from 2015
Henning Úlfarsson, 2009-2013 (currently at Reykjavík University)
Chris Severs 2010-2011 (currently Researcher at eBay)
Vít Jelínek, 2009-2010 (currently at Charles University, Prague)
Martina Kubitzke, 2009-2010 (currently at Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main)
Anisse Kasraoui 2009-2010, (currently at University of Vienna)
Robert Parviainen, 2008-2010 (currently at Nokia Location & Commerce)
Amy Glen, 2008--2009 (Currently at Murdoch University)
Anders Claesson, 2006-2008 (Currently at the University of Iceland)
Toufik Mansour, 2002-2003 (Currently at University of Haifa)

Research Grants

EPSRC Grant: The Möbius function of the poset of permutations, 2015-2018

EPSRC Grant: New combinatorial perspectives on the abelian sandpile model, 2015-2018

Grant for Excellence: Combinatorics on Words and Permutations, Iceland Research Fund 2009-2011

Grant for Excellence: Permutation Patterns, Iceland Research Fund 2006-2008

Project Grant: Permutations, patterns and algebras, Iceland Research Fund 2008-2010

Grant for a postdoc and a predoc at Chalmers 2002-2003
European Union, via the network Algebraic Combinatorics in Europe

Special support for combinatorics at Chalmers 1998-2000
Chalmers tekniska högskola (stiftelsen)

Grant for inviting collaborators from abroad 1997
Adlerbertska Research Fund

Postdoctoral grant, The EU-Network in Algebraic Combinatorics 1995-1996
for visiting Université Louis-Pasteur in Strasbourg for three months

Research grants, The Icelandic Council of Science 1992, 1993, 1994

Research grant, Royal Swedish Academy of Science (Magnuson's fund) 1993

Research grant for young researchers, Stiftelsen Lars Hiertas minne 1992

Selected invited talks

GASCom 2016

British Combinatorial Conference 2013

Bay Area Discrete Math Day April 2010

Permutation Patterns 2009

Visiting positions

University of California, Berkeley, Spring 2010

Institut Mittag-Leffler, Spring 2005

Université de Bordeaux 1, September 2003

Other research-related activities

Head of the Strathclyde Combinatorics Group, From 2011

Head of the Reykjavik Combinatorics Group, 2005-2010

Head of the Combinatorics Group at CTH/GU, 1998-2005

Organizer of the Combinatorics Seminar at CTH/GU, 1997-2005

Editorial Board, Pure Mathematics and Applications, From 2015

Guest editor, Annals of Combinatorics, special issue devoted to Permutation Patterns 2006

Member of the EU-sponsored network Algebraic Combinatorics in Europe, 2002-2005

Co-organizer, Pattern Avoidance and Genome Sorting, Dagstuhl workshop, 2016

Chair, Organizing Committee, Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics 2011

Member, Program Committee, Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics 2003, 2004, 2008, 2013, 2015

Member, Permanent Steering Committe, Permutation Patterns, 2005-2014

Chair, Organizing/Program Committe, Permutation Patterns 2006

Organizer of the Combinatorics Session, 24th Nordic and 1st Franco-Nordic Congress of Mathematicians, 2005

Referee work for J. Alg. Combin., J. Combin. Theory Ser. A, Electronic J. Combin., Disc. Math., Adv. Appl. Math., Sém. Loth. Combin., Europ. J. Combin., Disc. Math. Theor. Comp. Sc., Theoret. Comput. Sci., BIT, SIAM J. Disc. Math., Canadian Math. Bull., J. Combin., FPSAC

Grant reviewer for Research Councils/Funds in the US, Canada, Sweden, Austria, Israel, Qatar, Iceland, UK

Member, Grant Evaluation Panel, Iceland Research Fund, 2005-2006


All my papers can be obtained from this page.
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