Short CV/Education and training

  • 2001
    PhD in mathematics, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

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

  • 2006 – 2011
    Junior faculty of Berlin Mathematical School, Germany

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

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

  • 2007 – 2011
    Privatdozentin at Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

  • 2008 – 2011
    Heisenberg Fellow at TU Berlin, Free University Berlin, Germany; University of Oxford, UK; New York University, USA

  • 2010
    Visiting professor, KAIST (September)

  • 2011
    Substitute professor, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany (April – September)

  • since 2012
    Professor, TU Graz, Austria

Selected publications

Selected projects

  • 2018 – 2021 Austrian-German DACH-project "Random graphs: cores, colourings and contagion"

  • 2015 – 2023 FWF Doctoral Program "Discrete Mathematics" (as Principal Investigator of Subproject 15: 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)

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • since 2020 Editorial board member of Random Structures and Algorithms

  • since 2019 Editorial board member of Annals of Combinatorics

  • since 2018 Series editor of Mathematik Kompakt -- Springer

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

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

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

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

  • Membership on the programme committee for SODA 2020/2009, AofA 2020/2016/2014, ANALCO 2019/2017, ISAAC 2010, FAW 2009, GECCO 2009

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Additional interests


  1. Read what our members say about AcademiaNet.

Follow us

No more excuses!

  1. Please download the brochure "No more excuses" and read more about female experts in Europe, and about AcademiaNet.

Similar profiles

  1. Prof. Dr. Christine Bessenrodt

    Mathematics and statistics, Algebra, discrete mathematics

  2. Prof. Dr. Karin Baur

    Mathematics and statistics, Algebra, Representation Theory

  3. Dr. Bahareh Afshari

    Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), Mathematics and statistics, Mathematical and Computational Logic

  4. Prof. Dr. Swanhild Bernstein

    Mathematics and statistics, Analysis

Academia Net