Dr Amy Glen

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Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Mathematics & Statistics
School of Engineering & Information Technology
90 South St, Murdoch, WA 6150, AUSTRALIA

Phone: +61 (08) 9360 2307
Office: SC 3.027 (Science & Computing building)

   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).

Current Honours student: Rosie Murray – Topics in Combinatorics on Words

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

Since 2012, I have been serving on the Editorial Board of the peer-reviewed Journal of Discrete Mathematics. I also have been (and continue to be) a referee for the following peer-reviewed journals & conferences.

  • Advances in Applied Mathematics
  • Discrete Applied Mathematics
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Developments in Language Theory 2009-2011, 2013
  • Fundamenta Informaticae
  • Gazette of the Australian Mathematical Society
  • Information Processing Letters
  • International Conference on Words 2007, 2009, 2013
  • International Journal of Foundations of Computer Science
  • International Workshop on Combinatorial Image Analysis 2008
  • ISRN Combinatorics
  • Journal de Théorie des Nombres de Bordeaux
  • Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series A
  • Journal of Computer and System Sciences
  • Journal of Discrete Algorithms
  • Journal of Integer Sequences
  • Kybernetika
  • Mathematical Reviews (AMS MathSciNet)
  • RAIRO Theoretical Informatics and Applications
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • 5th Internat. Conf.  on Language & Automata Theory & Applications 2011
  • 16th Internat. Symp. on Fundamentals of Computation Theory 2007
  • 28th Internat. Symp. on Theoretical Aspects of Computer Science 2011
  • 35th Internat. Symp. on Math. Foundations of Computer Science 2010
  • 41st Internat. Colloq. on Automata, Languages & Programming 2014

TEACHING in 2015

  • Jan Trimester in Dubai: MAS167 Computational Mathematics
  • Semester 1: MAS162 – Foundations of Discrete Mathematics
  • Semester 2: MAS161 – Calculus & Matrix Algebra
  • OUA Study Period 3: MAS130 – Calculus & Matrix Algebra
  • Sept Trimester in Dubai: MAS167 – Computational Mathematics
  • OUA Study Period 4: MAS130 – Calculus & Matrix Algebra


Coordinator, Maths & Stats Clinic (2010-2013)
Convenor, Mathematics & Statistics Seminar Series
Member, School Board (Engineering & Information Technology)


Long distance running; Cycling; Rogaining; Ultimate Frisbee; Music: alternative/indie/rock/Australian/Icelandic (see my Last.fm profile)

Note: For a number of reasons (particularly privacy issues), you will not find me on facebook, I do not “tweet”, and I am not “linked in”. However, in a moment of weakness, I recently joined Google+.

Last Updated: December 26, 2014