Short CV/Education and training

  • 2001
    PhD in mathematics, KAIST

  • 2001 – 2008
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Humboldt University of Berlin

  • 2006 – 2011
    Junior faculty of Berlin Mathematical School

  • 2007
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification), Humboldt University of Berlin

  • 2007
    Visiting Professor, École Polytechnique, Paris, France (October)

  • 2007 – 2011
    Privatdozentin at Humboldt University of Berlin

  • 2008 – 2011
    Heisenberg Fellow at TU Berlin, Free University Berlin, University of Oxford, and New York University

  • 2010
    Visiting professor, KAIST (September)

  • 2011
    W2-Vertretungsprofessur, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany (April – September)

  • since 2012
    Professor, TU Graz

Selected publications

  • M. Behrisch, A. Coja-Oghlan and M. Kang, The asymptotic number of connected d-uniform hypergraphs, Combinatorics, Probability and Computing 23 (2014), 367-385.

  • M. Behrisch, A. Coja-Oghlan and M. Kang, Local limit theorems for the giant component of random hypergraphs, Combinatorics, Probability and Computing 23 (2014), 331-366.

  • M. Kang, W. Perkins and J. Spencer, The Bohman-Frieze process near criticality, Random Structures and Algorithms 43 (2013), 221-250.

  • M. Kang and T. Luczak, Two critical periods in the evolution of random planar graphs, Transactions of the American Mathematical Society 364 (2012), 4239-4265.

  • M. Bodirsky, É. Fusy, M. Kang and S. Vigerske, Boltzmann samplers, Pólya theory and cycle pointing, SIAM Journal on Computing 40 (2011), 721-769.

  • M. Kang and M. Loebl, The enumeration of planar graphs via Wick's theorem, Advances in Mathematics 221 (2009), 1703-1724.

  • M. Bodirsky, M. Kang, M. Löffler and C. McDiarmid, Random cubic planar graphs, Random Structures and Algorithms 30 (2007), 78-94.

  • M. Bodirsky, C.cGröpl and M. Kang, Generating labeled planar graphs uniformly at random, Theoretical Computer Science 379 (2007), 377-386.


Selected projects

  • 2015 – 2019 FWF Doctoral Program "Discrete Mathematics" (as Principal Investigator of Project 14: Random graphs on a surface)

  • 2015 – 2018 FWF Research Grant "Asymptotic properties of graphs on a surface" (as Principal Investigator)

  • 2014 – 2017 FWF Research Grant "Phase transitions and critical phenomena in random graphs" (as Principal Investigator)

  • 2011 – 2014 DFG Research Grant: Phase transitions in random graphs and random graph processes (as principal investigator)

  • 2011 Research training group: Methods for discrete structures (associated on the original proposal)

  • 2007 – 2008 International Joint Project of the Royal Society of the United Kingdom (research project: Algorithms to find dense clusters in large networks)

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • 2018 – 2019 Head of the Institute of Discrete Mathematics, TU Graz

  • 2016 – 2017 Deputy Head of the Institute of Discrete Mathematics, TU Graz

  • since 2016 Deputy Head of Fields of Expertise Information, Communication & Computing, TU Graz

  • since 2014 Member of the Executive Board of the Discrete Mathematics Group of the German Mathematical Society

  • since 2013 Member of the Senate of TU Graz

  • since 2012 Chief Editor of the journal Discrete Mathematics & Theoretical Computer Science (Section: Combinatorics)

  • 2012 – 2015 Head of the Institute of Optimisation and Discrete Mathematics, TU Graz

  • 2011 – 2016 Associate Editor of the journal SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics

  • 2010 – 2014 Member of the organizing committee for the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM)

  • Membership on the programme committee for ALÉA in Europe School, AofA 2016, AofA 2014, ISAAC 2010, SODA 2009, FAW 2009, GECCO 2009

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