Dr Amy Glen

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Lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics
Murdoch LEAD Senior Fellow
Vice PresidentCombinatorial Mathematics Society of Australasia
WebmasterAustMS Women in Mathematics Special Interest Group

School of Engineering and Information Technology
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 a member of the following professional societies and groups.

I also have on-going administrative involvement with some of these professional societies and groups in the following capacities.

TEACHING in 2018

  • Semester 1: MAS162 – Foundations of Discrete Mathematics
  • May Trimester in Dubai: MAS167 – Computational Maths
  • May Trimester in Singapore: MAS162 Discrete Mathematics
  • Semester 2: 
    • MAS161 – Calculus & Matrix Algebra
    • MAS225 – Discrete Maths & Management Science (50%)


  • Member, School Strategic Group – Engineering & IT (since 2017)
  • Member, School Research Committee – Engineering & IT (since 2017)
  • Member, School International Committee – Engineering & IT (2016-18)
  • Member, School Board – Engineering & IT (since 2013)
  • Convenor, Mathematics and Statistics Seminar Series (since 2009)
  • Coordinator, Maths and Stats Clinic (2010-2013)


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

Note: For a number of reasons (particularly privacy concerns), you will not find me on Facebook.

Last Updated: February 2, 2018

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