After her undergraduate and master studies at the University of Malta (UoM), Irene Sciriha read for the PhD in Graphs/Linear Algebra at the University of Reading (UK). She is currently professor of mathematics, teaching algebra and the spectra of graphs at the University of Malta. Professor Sciriha was twice elected as the academic repreesentative on the UoM Council. She was chair of various university senate and council sub-committees including Gender Issues, Auditing Faculty of Theology, and Auditing Institute of Agriculture. She also served on the Quality Assurance, the Staff Development, Students’ Charter, Academic Work Resources, Ethics and the Lisbon Convention Diploma Supplement Committees in accordance with the associated standards of the Bologna Process. Her research interests in abstract algebra and combinatorics extend to spectral graph theory and its applications in molecular chemistry, computer science and social network analysis.
Biography Updated on 10 April 2016