Curt Lindner
University Distinguished Professor

Research Areas - Discrete Mathematics

Office: 133-D Allison Lab

Phone: (334) 844-3747

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Ph.D., Emory University 1969
M.S., Emory University 1963
B.S., Presbyterian College 1960

Professional Employment

Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University 1976 - present
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University 1973 - 1976
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University 1969 - 1973
Coker College Hartsville 1963 - 1967

Honors and Awards

Alumni Professor, Auburn University 1985 - 1990
Distinguished University Professor 1994 - present
Honorary Professor, University of Queensland 1994 - present
Honorary Professor, Combinatorics, Universita di Catania 2004 - present

Professional Activities

Editorial Board Member: ARS Combinatoria, ALE Matematiche, Journal Algorithms and Computations, Transactions on Combinatorics, ISRN Discrete Mathematics
Member: Combinatorical Mathematics Society of Australia, Institute of Combinatorics and it's Applications
Referee: Australasian Journal of Combinatorics, JSMCC, JCT, Discrete Mathematics Combinatorica, Canadian Journal of Mathematics, Aequationes Mathematicae, SIAM Utilitas Mathematica, Algbra Universailis, Ars Conbinatoria, Proc. AMS, J. London Math. Soc., European J. of Combinatorics, IEEE Transactions of Information Theory

Research and Teaching Interests

Discrete Mathematics: Combinatorics; Design Theory

Selected Publications

  1. From squashed 6-cycle systems to Steiner triple systems, J. Combinatorial Designs, online 2013; DOI: 10.1002/jcd.21346 (with Alex Rosa and M. Meszka).
  2. Book: Design Theory, Second Edition, CRC Press, 2009, 264 pages (with C. A. Rodger)
  3. 2-perfect m-cycle systems can be equationally defined for m=3, 5 and 7 only, Algebra Universalis, 35 (1996), 1-7 (with D. E. Bryant).
  4. Steiner pentagon systems, Discrete Math., 52 (1984), 67-74 (with D. R.  Stinson).
  5. A partial Steiner triple system of order n can be embedded in a Steiner triple system of order 6n+3, J. Combinatorial Theory Ser. A, 18 (1975), 349-351.

Last updated: 09/08/2015