Iain A. Stewart

Durham University, United Kingdom


Iain A. Stewart serves as a Professor of computer science within the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences at Durham University. He read mathematics at Christ Church, Oxford (1980-1983) before completing his Ph.D. degree in mathematics on locally supersoluble skew linear groups at Queen Mary College, University of London (1983-1986). He was then appointed to a Lecturership in the Computing Laboratory, University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1986 before moving to a Lecturership in the Department of Computer Science, University of Wales Swansea in 1992. He was later appointed Senior Lecturer (1994) and then Reader (1995) before becoming Professor of computer science at Leicester in 1996. He moved to Durham as Professor in 2002. His research interests lie in theoretical computer science in general, with the main emphasis in computational complexity; finite model theory and descriptive complexity; interconnection networks for parallel and distributed computing; graph theory and algorithms; theoretical aspects of artificial intelligence; group theory. He is also an Editorial Advisor to the London Mathematical Society Journal of Computation and Mathematics; an Editor of the Journal of Discrete Algorithms; an Associate Editor of the Computer Journal.

Biography Updated on 4 September 2011

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