Dr Amy Glen

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Senior Lecturer in Mathematics
Murdoch LEAD Senior Fellow
Web EditorAustMS Women in Mathematics Special Interest Group

College of Science, Health, Engineering and Education
90 South St, Murdoch, WA 6150, AUSTRALIA

Phone: +61 (08) 9360 2307
Office: 245.3.027 (Science & Computing building 245)

   A [dot] Glen [at] murdoch.edu.au


Research Interests: Combinatorics; Discrete Mathematics; Number Theory
Main Research Area: Combinatorics on words

I am happy to supervise Honours and PhD projects in any of the above areas. Feel free to e-mail me or, if you’re in Perth, drop by my office to discuss possible topics. To get an idea of the sorts of things I work on, see my publications or talks.

Former PhD student: Dr Steve Widmer, awarded a PhD in Mathematics (with an Honourable Mention) at Université Claude Bernard – Lyon 1 in November 2010 (co-supervised with Luca Zamboni).

I am a founder and director of the Centre for Combinatorics on Words and Applications at Murdoch University and am also a member of the following professional societies and groups.

I have on-going administrative involvement with these professional societies/groups in the following capacities.

  • Web Editor for AustMS WIMSIG (since early 2013)
  • Council Member of the CMSA (since 2014)
  • Member of AustMS Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee (since 2018)
  • Australian Ambassador for the International Mathematical Union’s Committee for Women in Mathematics (since 2020)
  • Incoming Chair of AustMS Fellowship Committee (2021)

Past roles on committees and councils include:

TEACHING in 2021

  • January (TJD) Dubai: MAS162 – Foundations of Discrete Maths
  • Semester 1: MAS162 – Foundations of Discrete Mathematics
  • OUA SP1: MAS162 – Foundations of Discrete Mathematics



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Last Updated: June 2, 2021

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