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## Personal profile

### Personal Statement

I am a Reader in Combinatorics and the Director of Internationalisation in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences.

My research interests are in Combinatorics, Graph Theory, Discrete Analysis and Formal Languages.

Recent research has included studies in the theory of patterns in combinatorial structures and the theory of word-representable graphs. In paritcular, my book *Patterns in Permutations and Words*, published by Springer (EATCS monographs in Theoretical Computer Science book series) in 2011, is the first comprehensive source over results and trends in the fast-growing field of patterns in permutations and words. My other book *Words and Graphs,* published by Springer (EATCS monographs in Theoretical Computer Science book series) in 2015, is a comprehansive introduction to the theory of word-representable graphs.

### Research Interests

- Combinatorics
- Graph Theory
- Discrete Analysis
- Formal Languages

### Expertise & Capabilities

- Discrete Mathematics
- Enumerative Combinatorics
- Bijective Combinatorics
- Algebraic Combinatorics
- Graph Theory
- Discrete Analysis
- Formal Languages

### Teaching Interests

- Combinatorics
- Graph Theory
- Discrete Mathematics
- Computability and Complexity
- Algorithms
- Business Analytics

### Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Gothenburg University

Master of Informatics, Novosibirsk State University

Bachelor of Mathematics, Novosibirsk State University

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## Selected Projects 2014 2015

## Global Engagements: Sergey Kitaev University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

7/04/14 → 6/04/15

Project: Internally funded project

## Selected Research Output 2002 2018

## Patterns in permutations and words

Kitaev, S., 2011, 494 p. (Monographs in Theoretical Computer Science. An EATCS Series )Research output: Book/Report › Book

## (2+2)-free posets, ascent sequences and pattern avoiding permutations

Bousquet-Melou, M., Claesson, A., Dukes, M. & Kitaev, S., Oct 2010, In : Journal of Combinatorial Theory Series A . 117, 7, p. 884-909 26 p.Research output: Contribution to journal › Article

## Crucial words and the complexity of some extremal problems for sets of prohibited words

Evdokimov, A. & Kitaev, S., Feb 2004, In : Journal of Combinatorial Theory Series A . 105, 2, p. 273-289 17 p.Research output: Contribution to journal › Article

## Word problem of the Perkins semigroup via directed acyclic graphs

Kitaev, S. & Seif, S., Aug 2008, In : Order. 25, 3, p. 177-194 18 p.Research output: Contribution to journal › Article

## Alternation graphs

Halldorsson, M., Kitaev, S. & Pyatkin, A., Aug 2011,*Graph-theoretic concepts in computer science: 37th International Workshop, WG 2011Teplá Monastery, Czech Republic, June 21-24, 2011 Revised Papers.*Kolman, P. & Kratochvil, J. (eds.). Berlin, p. 191-202 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 6986)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference contribution

## Enumerating (2+2)-free posets by indistinguishable elements

Dukes, M., Kitaev, S., Remmel, J. & Steingrimsson, E., 2011, In : Journal of Combinatorics. 2, 1, p. 139-163 25 p.Research output: Contribution to journal › Article

## Enumerating (2+2) -free posets by the number of minimal elements and other statistics

Kitaev, S. & Remmel, J., 28 Oct 2011, In : Discrete Mathematics. 159, 17, p. 2098 - 2108 11 p.Research output: Contribution to journal › Article

## Crucial abelian k-power-free words

Glen, A., Halldorsson, B. & Kitaev, S., 2010, In : Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science. 12, 5, p. 83-96 14 p.Research output: Contribution to journal › Article

## Prizes

## A grant (£3,000) from GMJ Trust to support British Combinatorial Conference 2017

Sergey Kitaev (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Other distinction

## Selected Activities 2006 2019

## AMS-MAA joint Meetings

Kitaev, S. (Invited speaker)Activity: Participating in or organising an event › Participation in conference

## AMS-MAA joint Meetings

Kitaev, S. (Invited speaker)Activity: Participating in or organising an event › Participation in conference

## International Permutation Patterns Conference

Kitaev, S. (Keynote/plenary speaker)Activity: Participating in or organising an event › Key-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences

## Member of the Steering Committee of the Permutation Patterns Conference (Event)

Kitaev, S. (Member)Activity: Membership › Membership of committee

## Journal of Discrete Mathematics (Journal)

Kitaev, S. (Editor)Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work › Editorial board member

## 10th International Conference on Permutation Patterns

Kitaev, S. (Chair)Activity: Participating in or organising an event › Organiser of major conference

## 10th Nordic Combinatorial Conference

Kitaev, S. (Chair)Activity: Participating in or organising an event › Organiser of major conference