Reinhard Diestel

Graph Theory

Summary of CV

Reinhard Diestel received a PhD from the University of Cambridge, following research 1983-86 as a scholar of Trinity College under Béla Bollobás. He was a fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge, from 1986 to 1990. Research appointments and scholarships have taken him to Bielefeld (Germany), Oxford and the US. He became a professor in Chemnitz in 1994 and has held a chair at Hamburg since 1999.

Reinhard Diestel's main area of research is graph theory, including infinite graph theory. He has published numerous papers and a research monograph, Graph Decompositions (Oxford 1990).

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