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Plenary Speaker, Theoretical and Computational Discrete Mathematics, (TCDM 2018), University of Derby, UK, September 14-15, 2018.

Invited Speaker, the 5th International Conference on Riordan Arrays and Related Topics, Busan, Korea, June 25-29, 2018.

Invited Speaker, the 21st International Conference on Developments in Language Theory (DLT 2017), University of Liege, Belgium, August 7, 2017.

Principal Lecturer, 2017 AORC Open School on Combinatorial Methods in the Analysis of Algorithm and Data Structures, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, February 20-24, 2017.

Receipt of Strathclyde Teaching Excellence Award for being a supportive teacher, 2016.

Recipient of a grant (7,000 GBP) from London Mathematical Society to support British Combinatorial Conference 2017, 2016.

Recipient of a grant (850 GBP) from Edinburgh Mathematical Society to support British Combinatorial Conference 2017, 2016.

Primary contact for a MoU between the University of California at San Diego and the University of Strathclyde for 2016-2017.

Recipient of a grant (3,000 GBP) from Glasgow Mathematical Journal Trust to support British Combinatorial Conference 2017, 2015.

Recipient of a grant (500 GBP) from London Mathematical Society to visit the University of Bourgogne, 2015.

Iinvited talk at Scottish Combinatorics Meeting held on April 29-30, 2015 at the University of Glasgow.

The paper "Number of cycles in the graph of 312-avoiding permutations" (co-authored with R. Ehrenborg and E. Steingrimsson) is named among most downloaded articles in the last 90 days in J. Combin. Theory, Ser. A in February 2015.

Plenary speaker at the 12th International Permutation Patterns Conference held on July 7-11, 2014 at East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, USA.

Recipient of a Global Engagements in Research grant (1,990 GBP), University of Strathclyde, 2014.

Recipient of a grant (1,020 GBP) from Edinburgh Mathematical Society to support Prof Vincent Vajnovszki's visit of the University of Strathclyde to work on Gray codes, 2014.

Project "Algorithms for graphs representable by words" supervised by myself and implemented by Marc Glen was supported by EPSRC Vacation Bursary Programme 2014 (2,300 GBP).

Recipient of a Global Engagements in Research grant from EPSRC (1,200 GBP), 2013.

Recipient of a grant (625 GBP) from Edinburgh Mathematical Society to support Dr Vadim Lozin's visit of the University of Strathclyde to work on word-representable graphs, 2013.

Invited speaker at AMS-MAA joint Meetings in San Diego in 2013 and in San Francisco in 2010.

Recipient of a grant (1,000 GBP) from Edinburgh Mathematical Society for support of Permutation Patterns Conference 2012.

The paper "(2+2)-free posets, ascent sequences and pattern avoiding permutations, J. Combin. Theory, Ser. A, Vol. 117, Issue 7 (2010), 884-909" (co-authored with Mireille Bousquet-Melou, Anders Claesson and Mark Dukes) is the most cited article published by the Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series A since 2008 (as for January 2013).

Recipient of a grant "Abel Extraordinary Chair" (39,800 Euro) from Universidad Computense de Madrid, Spain, for 6 month research stay in Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, 2010.

Co-recipient of a Grant for Excellence (600,000 USD), Iceland Science Fund., 2009.

The paper "Introduction to partially ordered patterns, Disc. App. Math., Vol. 155, Issue 8, 1 (2007), 929-944" is named among top 25 hottest articles in Discrete Applied Mathematics in April-June 2007

Co-recipient of a Grant for Excellence (300,000 USD), Iceland Science Fund., 2006.

AXΩ Professor of the Week, University of California, San Diego, May 2005.

Research grant, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 2003.

Reseach grant, Stiftelsen Wilhelm och Martina Lundgrens Vetenskapsfond, 2002.

First Degree Diploma in XXXVII International Scientific Conference "Student and Scientific-Technical Progress", Novosibirsk, April 1999.

B.Sc. in Mathematics with A Diploma, June 1996.

First Degree Diploma in the XXXIV International Scientific Conference "Student and Scientific-Technical Progress", Novosibirsk, April 1996.

First Degree Diploma in the XXX International Scientific Conference "Student and Scientific-Technical Progress", Novosibirsk, April 1992.

Winner of a number of mathematical school Olympiads at different levels.

Winner of a number of tournaments in judo and sambo (among others: champion of the cities of Siberia (1989); two times champion of NSU).