Welcome to the homepage of Koen Thas
Born on february 21, 1977, I was a Research Assistant of IWT - Flanders (Belgium) between January 1, 2000
and September 30, 2002, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. H. Van Maldeghem.
I received my Ph.D. degree on March 29, 2002. Since October 1, 2002, I am a Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the Fund for Scientific Research --- Flanders (FWO - Flanders (Belgium)).
Since October 1, 2010, I am a Professor at Ghent University. I am still partially supported by the Fund for Scientific Research --- Flanders.
I work at the Department of Mathematics at Ghent University.
Krijgslaan 281, S25
tel ++ 32 9 264 85 47
fax ++ 32 9 264 49 93
Upcoming and Recent Selected Lectures
Past Selected Lectures
Organization of Conferences and Seminars
Kirkman Medal of the ICA (Institute for Combinatorics and its Applications), Canada, 2006.
Oberwolfach Research in Pairs Fellow (joint with S. De Winter and E. E. Shult), MFO, Germany, 2007.
Triennial Prize of the Flemish Science Foundation (Vlaamse Wetenschappelijke Stichting) for Exact Sciences, Belgium, 2009. (€ 10,000)
Nominee, quadrennial Frans Van Cauwelaert Prize for Exact Sciences, The Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts, Belgium, 2009.
Selected as one of 7 Research ("BOF-ZAP") Professors at Ghent University (out of more than 150 candidates), 2010. (Not filled in.)
Oberwolfach Research in Pairs Fellow (joint with J. Schillewaert), MFO, Germany, 2010.
Starting Grant of the Special Research Fund (BOF) --- Flanders, Belgium, 2012--2016.
Prof. Dr. R. Mullin and myself during the ICA award ceremony