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Reinhard Diestel

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Graph Theory

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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 the chair of discrete mathematics at Hamburg since
1999.

Reinhard Diestel's main area of research is graph theory, including
infinite
graph theory, and its connections to other areas of mathematics such
as topology. He has published numerous papers, a research
monograph,
*Graph Decompositions* (Oxford 1990), and a book on how to apply tangles outside mathematics: Tangles: a structural approach to artificial intelligence in the empirical sciences (Cambridge 2024). His Springer Graduate
Text, *Graph Theory*, has been translated into German,
Russian, Japanese and Chinese.

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