Stefan Glock

Hello! I'm an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics at University of Passau.


Postal address:

Dr.-Hans-Kapfinger-Straße 30
94032 Passau

HK 30, Room 215, phone: +49(0)851 509-4630

Research overview

I am broadly interested in the study of discrete mathematical structures, which have important manifestations in algebra, geometry, number theory, optimization, probability theory, statistical physics, theoretical computer science and topology. Most of my research topics can be located within the following areas: Some highlights of my research include the resolution of several long-standing open problems, in particular:

Publications and preprints




Short CV

I studied mathematics at Technische Universität Ilmenau from 2009 to 2014. I obtained my PhD from the University of Birmingham in 2018, under the supervision of Daniela Kühn and Deryk Osthus. My dissertation `Decompositions of Graphs and Hypergraphs' was the runner-up for the Richard-Rado-Preis 2018. I continued to be a Research Fellow (postdoc) in Birmingham, before joining ETH Zürich in 2019. There, I was a Junior Fellow in the Institute for Theoretical Studies, and a member of the Combinatorics Research Group of Benny Sudakov. Since 1 September 2022, I hold a tenure-track professorship at the University of Passau.