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  • 06-10/11/2023 Visit to LabRI, Bordeaux
  • 13/10/2023 DISC seminar, Universidad Alfonso Ibañez, Santiago de Chile (online)
  • 03/10/2023 ACiD seminar, Durham University
  • 28/09/2023 The paper A New Centralized Multi-Node Repair Scheme of MSR codes with Error-Correcting Capability is on arxiv
  • 21/09/2023 The paper Robert’s theorem and graphs on complete lattices is on arxiv
  • 30/08-01/09/2023 AUTOMATA 2023, Trieste, Italy
  • 12/07/2023 The paper Words fixing the kernel network and maximum independent sets in graphs is on arxiv
  • 04/07/2023 My PhD student Karl Southern has officially graduated. Congratulations!
  • 22/02/2023 The paper Graphs with minimum fractional domatic number is on arxiv


  • 31/10/2022 The paper The MacWilliams Identity for the Skew Rank Metric is on arxiv
  • 26/10/2022 York Semigroup Seminar, University of York
  • 21/10/2022 The paper Factorisation in the semiring of finite dynamical systems is on arxiv
  • 11-15/07/2022 BCC 2022: 29th British Combinatorial Conference, Lancaster University
  • 10/05/20222 Seminar, Department of Computer Science, University of Liverpool
  • 11-13/04/2022 Invited talk at Applied Algebra and Geometry minisymposium, BAMC 2022, Loughborough University
  • 08/03/2022 Virtual Algorithms and Complexity in Durham Seminar, Durham University
  • 25/02/2022 Virtual Algebra Seminar, Universidad de Guadalajara


  • 01/09/2021 The paper Graphs with minimum degree-based entropy is on arxiv
  • 12-14/07/2021 Invited talk at AUTOMATA 2021, Marseille
  • 05-09/07/2021 BCC 202128th British Combinatorial Conference, held online from Durham
  • 25/06/2021 The paper The maximum discrete surface-to-volume ratio of space-filling curve partitions is on arxiv
  • 27/05/2021 Invited talk at Lancaster Probability Days 2021
  • 12/04/2021 The paper Dynamical properties of disjunctive Boolean networks is on arxiv


  • 12/10/2020 The paper Bent Functions from Cellular Automata is on iacr
  • 24/04/2020 The paper Commutative automata networks is on arxiv
  • 16/04/2020 The paper Latin Hypercubes and Cellular Automata is on arxiv
  • 28/01/2020 The paper Simulation of automata networks is on arxiv
  • 20/01/2020 The paper Grover’s Algorithm and Many-Valued Quantum Logic is on arxiv
  • 07-10/01/2020 Plenary talk at International Workshop on Boolean Networks (IWBN 2020), Universidad de Concepción


  • 12-13/09/2019 Workshop: Theory and applications of Boolean interaction networks, FU Berlin
  • 30/07/2019 The paper Linear Programming complementation and its application to fractional graph theory is on arxiv
  • 29/07-02/08/2019 British Combinatorial Conference
  • 20/06/2019 The paper Mutually Orthogonal Latin Squares based on Cellular Automata is on arxiv
  • 22/02/2019 The paper Expansive Automata Networks is on arxiv


  • 18-21/09/2018 ACRI2018, Como, Italy
  • 01/06/2018 The paper On the influence of the interaction graph on a finite dynamical system is on arxiv
  • 06/04/2018 The paper “On fixable families of Boolean networks” is on arxiv
  • 03/04/2018 The paper “Elementary, Finite and Linear vN-Regular Cellular Automata” is on arxiv
  • 14/02/2018 Durham University Post-Offer Visit Day
  • 07/02/2018 The paper “Fixing monotone Boolean networks asynchronously” is on arxiv


  • 08/10 – 04/11/2017 Visit to CNRS Nice
  • 23/09/2017 Durham Open Day
  • 12/09/2017 The paper “Constant-weight Array Codes” is on arxiv
  • 08/09/2017 The paper “On the stability and instability of finite dynamical systems with prescribed interaction graphs” is on arxiv
  • 03/08/2017 The paper “A dynamical characterisation of finite dynamical systems with acyclic interaction graphs” is available here
  • 15-19/05/2017 Visit to University of Warwick
  • 10/05/2017 Mathematics Seminar, University of Hull
  • 24-25/04/2017 Scottish Combinatorics Meeting 2017, St Andrews
  • 17/04/2017 The paper “On transformation semigroups based on digraphs” is on arxiv
  • 02-14/04/2017 Visit to Universidad de Concepción
  • 11/01/2017 The paper “Von Neumann Regular Cellular Automata” is on arxiv
  • 03-07/01/2017 Workshop on Interaction Networks: Foundations and Applications to Biology, Marseille


  • 07/12/2016 Talk at the NODES meeting, Durham
  • 21-25/11/2016 Visit to CNRS Nice
  • 09/11/2016 Seminar at the Semigroup, York
  • 02/11/2016 Seminar at the Centre for Complexity Science, Warwick
  • 04/10/2016 The paper “Cellular Automata and Finite Groups” is on arxiv
  • 01/10/2016 Promotion to Senior Lecturer
  • 15-22/09/2016 Visit to CNRS Nice
  • 20-24/06/2016 International Conference on Semigroups and Automata, Lisbon
  • 15-17/06/2016 AUTOMATA 16, Zurich
  • 08-14/05/2016 Visit to CNRS Nice
  • 03/02/2016 The paper “Lengths of words in transformation semigroups generated by digraphs” is on arxiv
  • 22/01/2016 The paper “On Finite Monoids of Cellular Automata” is on arxiv


  • 07/12/2015 The paper “Maximum Rank and Asymptotic Rank of Finite Dynamical Systems” is on arxiv
  • 07/12/2015 The paper “On the possible values of the entropy of undirected graphs” is on arxiv
  • 20/11/2015 Talk at the NBSAN meeting, Manchester
  • 10/11/2015 Talk at the COATI Seminar, Nice
  • 02-19/11/2015 Visit to Nice
  • 21/10/2015 The paper “Finite dynamical systems, hat games, and coding theory” is on arxiv
  • 02/10/2015 The paper “Ranks of finite semigroups of one-dimensional cellular automata” is on arxiv
  • 20-30/07/2015 Permutation groups and transformation semigroups, LMS-EPSRC Durham Symposium, Durham
  • 13-15/07/2015 Simple groups, representations, and related topics: A conference in honour of Martin Liebeck and Jan Saxl, Cambridge
  • 06-10/07/2015 British Combinatorial Conference, Warwick
  • 08/04/2015 Talk at the CIRCA and Algebra Seminar, St Andrews
  • 07-10/04/2015 Visit to St Andrews
  • 02/04/2015 The paper “Universal Simulation of Automata Networks” is on arxiv
  • 17/03/2015 The paper “Simple dynamics on graphs” in on arxiv
  • 02/02/2015 Alonso Castillo-Ramirez is starting his term as PDRA on my EPSRC first grant
  • 27/01/2015 The paper “Chains of subsemigroups” is on arxiv


  • 04-07/11/2014 Workshop sur la Théorie des réseaux booléens et ses applications en biologie, Nice
  • 28/09-01/10/2014 IEEE Symposium on Industrial Electronics Applications (ISIEA2014)
  • 22/09/2014 The paper “Fixed points of Boolean networks, guessing graphs, and coding theory” is on arxiv
  • 30/08-20/09/2014 Visit to Nice
  • 23/04/2014 PDRA position to work on my EPSRC first grant. Details here. Any questions, please contact me
  • 19/02/2014 CIRCA and Algebra Seminar, St Andrews. Title and abstract here
  • 17-21/02/2014 Visit to St Andews


  • 20/11/2013 LMS Meeting: Network coding, partitions and security. Supported by an LMS grant to celebrate new appointments. More details here
  • 24/10/2013 The papers “Computing in permutation groups without memory” and “Computing in matrix groups without memory” are on arxiv here and there, respectively
  • 23/07/2013 The paper “Entropy of closure operators” is on arXiv
  • 10/06/2013 The EPSRC first grant “Memoryless computation and network coding” has been accepted. It will start on October 01, 2013. See its entry at Grants on the Web
  • 10/04/2013 The paper “Lexicographic identifying codes” is on arXiv
  • 29/01/2013 The paper “Generalizing Bounds on the Minimum Distance of Cyclic Codes Using Cyclic Product Codes” is on arXiv


  • 15/11/2012 The paper “Closure solvability for network coding and secret sharing” is on arXiv
  • 11-12/09/2012 Workshop on Information flows and information bottlenecks at Queen Mary. See the official page for more details; slides of my presentation on Network coding available here
  • 22/05/2012 The book “Network Coding” is published (I wrote Chapter 6). See its entry on Wiley’s website
  • 09/02/2012 Seminar at ACiD, Durham on “Computing without memory.” See the abstract
  • 01/01/2012 Starting my lectureship in Durham

Last updated: 27/03/2024