Professor David Glynn

Casual Academic

College of Science and Engineering

place Tonsley (4.44)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
B.Sc., B.Sc.(Hons.), Ph.D. (University of Adelaide, 1980)
Honours, awards and grants

Marsden Fund Grant (Royal Society of NZ) in Quantum Codes 2001
Foundation Fellow of the Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications, 1990
QEII Fellow, Adelaide, 1984
Consiglio Nazionale della Ricerca Fellow, Firenze, Italy 1980
Von Humboldt Fellow, Erlangen, West Germany, 1979

Key responsibilities

Research in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science

Teaching interests

Geometry, Discrete Mathematics, Combinatorics, Logic, Linear and Non-Linear Algebra, Group Theory and Fields, Coding Theory, History of Mathematics

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Further information

Assessor for the Australian Research Council (ARC) as an "expert of International standing", and also expert referee for the European Commission FP7 and H2020, in the Mathematics, Engineering, Physics and IT areas. (The budget for H2020 is about $A 150 billion over 6-7 years. The annual ARC budget is a bit less than $A 1 billion.) Citations on Google Scholar

My great^5 grandmother was Mary Loveridge (The Red Lion formerly Green Dragon, George St, Windsor, NSW, next to what is now the oldest running pub in Australia) had many Dargin sons and daughters, many of whom were also publicans: John (Coach and Arms 1832 later Melbourne Hotel, yearly license tax 25 pounds), now the Post Office, Kelso, near Bathurst 200 km west of Sydney, the oldest pub west of the Great Divide), William (The Bee Hive, York St, The Crown, The Emu, The Bulls Head, The New Inn, George St, Sydney), James (The Highland Laddie, Bathurst, The Irish Arms, Sydney Rd, Parramatta), Sophia (Coach and Arms, Kelso, yearly tax in 1854 for a license was 50 pounds with two people giving surities of 50 pound each).