Extracts from CV of D. R. Woodall
 1. Personal

Name: Douglas Robert Woodall

Born: November 1943 in StokeonTrent, England

Nationality: British
 2. University education

B.A., Cambridge, 1965 (Mathematics)

Part III Mathematical Tripos, Cambridge, 1966

M.A., Cambridge, 1969 (automatic)

Ph.D., Nottingham, 1969, "Some results in combinatorial mathematics"
 3. Appointments held

 1969–1972
 Science Research Council PostDoctoral Research Fellow in Mathematics,
University of Nottingham
 1972–1978
 Lecturer in Mathematics, University of Nottingham
 1978–2006
 Reader in Pure Mathematics, University of Nottingham
 2006–2007
 Associate Professor and Reader in Pure Mathematics,
University of Nottingham
 4. Successful Ph.D. students

P. J. Wilde, Ph.D. 1980, "Some results in matroid theory"

M. R. Hart, Ph.D. 1993, "Degree bounds for graphs in surfaces"

J. F. Preen, Ph.D. 1994, "Structure theorems for graphs"

J. D. Lamb, Ph.D. 1994, "Theory of bond graphs"
(jointly supervised with G. M. Asher)

C. D. Wakelin, Ph.D. 1995, "Chromatic polynomials"

B. J. Tarlow, Ph.D. 1998, "2colourings and other combinatorial problems"

A. M. Robertshaw, Ph.D. 2000, "Neighbourhood conditions for factors in graphs"

T. R. Poole, Ph.D. 2004, "Factors in bipartite and other graphs"

R. J. Waters, Ph.D. 2005, "Graph colouring and frequency assignment"

T. J. Hetherington, Ph.D. 2007, "Listcolourings of nearouterplanar graphs"

A. R. Philpotts, Ph.D. 2008, "Matchings, factors and cycles in graphs"
 5. Research record

 Invited speaker at the following meetings:
 The Western Michigan Graph Theory Conference (Kalamazoo, May 1976)
 The 29th British Mathematical Colloquium (Edinburgh, March 1977)
 The 6th British Combinatorial Conference (Royal Holloway College,
July 1977)
 The British Association (Aston, September 1977)
 The London Mathematical Society (London, November 1979)
 The Edinburgh Mathematical Society (Edinburgh, February 1981)
 The Cambridge Combinatorial Conference for P. Erdös's
75th birthday (Cambridge, March 1988)
 The 16th Australasian Conference on Combinatorial Mathematics and
Combinatorial Computing (Massey University, December 1990)
 The INTAS Meeting on Graph Colouring Problems (Novosibirsk,
August 1999)
 The 18th British Combinatorial Conference (the NashWilliams
Memorial Lecture; Brighton, July 2001)
 The Edinburgh Mathematical Society (Stirling, April 2004)

Elected a Foundation Fellow of the Institute of Combinatorics and its
Applications (Winnipeg, Canada), 26 August 1990;
Council member, 2004–2008

Founder member of the British Combinatorial Committee (1972–1977)

Founding Editor of the British Combinatorial Information Sheet
(now the British Combinatorial Bulletin) (1972–1975)

Mathematical Consultant to the Oxford English Dictionary (1970–1979)

Gave expert advice to the Royal Statistical Society (1984) and
London Mathematical Society (1996–2000) regarding the form of
the Single Transferable Vote to be used in Council elections.

External Examiner for Open University Course TM 361 (Graphs, Networks and
Design) (1985–1990)

Member of Editorial Board of Discrete Mathematics (1979–present)

Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Graph Theory (1989–present)

Guest Editor of the special volumes of Discrete Mathematics devoted
to papers presented at the 13th–19th British Combinatorial Conferences,
1991–2003.
 6. University service


Course Director, Single Honours Mathematics,
responsible for Undergraduate Student Handbook (2002–2007)

Member of the School's Student/Staff Consultative Committee (2002–2007)

Member of University Publications Committee (1982–1988)

Member of Senate (1983–1986)

Member of Board for Postgraduate Studies (1991–1994)

Member of Undergraduate Assessment Committee for Science (1993–2002)

Responsible for all internal departmental undergraduate course
literature (1973–1993)

Previous service on the Mathematics Department's Course Structure Committee,
Mathematics Teaching Committee, StaffStudent Consultative Committee,
Undergraduate Affairs Committee, and the Mathematical Physics Board;
also the School of Mathematical Sciences' Teaching Quality Assurance Committee,
Teaching Assurance Committee (later Quality Management Committee),
Examinations Working Party (later Assessment and Progression Committee),
and Undergraduate Affairs Committee

Chairman of the Department's Subsidiary Courses Committee (1989–1994)

Member of the Department's
undergraduate admissions interviewing panel (1989–1999)

Departmental/School examinations officer (1990–2002),
including responsibility
for software and for processing and printing examination marks (1990–2000)

From 1978 I was responsible for maintaining the Unix
textformatting and mathematical typesetting programs in use in
the Mathematics Department,
which formed the main typesetting system used by
the University Print Unit (1983–1993)
and by the secretaries in the Mathematics Department (1985–1995).
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