Address: School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Durham University Science Laboratories South Road Durham DH1 3LE UK
Office: E252 |

Professor in the Algorithms and Complexity research group (ACiD) and Director of Research for the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences.

- Efficient Graph Colouring Algorithms via Input Restrictions, Leverhulme Trust RPG-2016-258, 2016-2019, PI
- Detecting Induced Graph Patterns, EPSRC EP/K025090/1, 2013-2016, PI
- Algorithmic Aspects of Graph Coloring, EPSRC EP/G043434/1, 2009-2013, PI
- Structural Vulnerability Measures for Networks and Graphs, EPSRC EP/F064551/1, 2009-2012, PI from 2011
- Exact Algorithms for NP-Hard Problems, EPSRC EP/D053633/1, 2006-2010, PI
- Coping with NP-Hardness: Parameterized and Exact algorithms, Royal Society JP100692, Joint Project with Fedor Fomin, 2011-2014, PI
- Algorithmic Aspects of On-line Graph Coloring, Royal Society JP090172, Joint Project with Jiri Fiala, 2009-2011, PI

- Exploiting Network Structure to Obtain Faster Algorithms, Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University, Sir Derman Christopherson / Sir James Knott Foundation Fellowship, 2011
- Glover-Klingman Prize for the pair of papers "The Computational Complexity of Graph Contractions I, II," Networks, Volume 51, Issue 3, May 2008, pp. 178-189 (doi) and Volume 52, Issue 1, August 2008, pp. 32-56 (doi), with Asaf Levin and Gerhard Woeginger

- Konrad Dabrowski
- Petr Golovach, 2009-2012
- Artem Pyatkin, 2011-2012
- Viresh Patel, 2011

- Anthony Stewart
- Carl Feghali, PhD, 2016
- Jian Song, PhD, 2013
- Pim van 't Hof, PhD, 2010

- Alexandre Blanché, May-July 2016
- Francois Dross, April-July 2015
- Shenwei Huang, May-June 2014
- Marthe Bonamy, May-July 2010
- Theophile Trunck, May-July 2009

- Member of the Editorial Board of The Computer Journal (Oxford University Press)
- Member of the Editorial Board of Graphs and Combinatorics (Springer)
- Member of the Editorial Board of Networks (Wiley)
- Guest editor of Discrete Applied Mathematics (Elsevier), Special Issue: Algorithmic and Structural Graph Theory, Call for Papers
- Guest editor of the Journal of Discrete Algorithms (Elsevier), Special Issue: Selected papers from ACiD 2010
- Co-editor of the Proceedings of WG 2008 (Springer)

- Cycles and Colourings 2017, Invited speaker
- CoopMAS 2017, PC member
- ATCAGC 2017, Co-organiser
- 100 Years of Matching Theory in Hungary, Invited speaker
- CoopMAS 2016, PC member
- AAIM 2016, PC member
- WG 2016, PC member
- CoopMAS 2015, PC member
- WG 2015, Invited speaker
- AGTAC 2015, PC member
- CoopMAS 2014, PC member
- AAIM 2014, PC member
- MFCS 2013, PC member
- CoopMAS 2013, PC member
- ACiD 2010, Co-organiser
- IWOCA 2009, PC member
- WG 2008, Co-organiser
- BCTCS 2008, Co-organiser