Alejandro Erickson
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3-864 Swan St., Saanich, British Columbia, V8X 2Z3, Canada

Postdoc seeking to apply expertise in combinatorics, computer science, networks, big data, and cloud technologies to exciting and sophisticated problems with real and immediate applications.



Ph.D., Computer Science University of Victoria, Canada

Publish in top tier journal, the Electronic Journal of Combinatorics.
Create and analyse data visualisation that reveals main result of thesis.

M.Math, Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo, Canada
B.Sc. (hons), Mathematics, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Technical Skills and Expertise

Combinatorial algorithms, combinatorial games, combinatorial generation, combinatorics, computational complexity, computational geometry, datacenter networks, data generation and visualisation, exact enumeration, generating functions, graph theory, integer partitions, matroid theory, nested recurrence relations, tilings and coverings, Venn diagrams.
Computer (with high proficiency): C, Python, Sage (math), Bash, SQL, SVG
Natural: English (first), Spanish (native), French (fluent)
Zsh, Emacs, Git, Vim, LaTeX, OS X, Linux

Research and Work Experience


Nov 2016-Present Computer Science, University of Victoria, Canada

Sept 2013-Sept 2016 School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, Durham University, United Kingdom

Visiting Scholar

Aug 2015-Dec 2015 Computer Science, University of Victoria, Canada


2006-Present Universities: Durham, Victoria, Waterloo, Simon Fraser

Leadership, Teaching and Outreach Experience

Leadership Highlights

Universities: Durham, Victoria, Simon Fraser

Sept 2014-Aug 2015 Seminar organiser
Sept 2010-Aug 2011 Computer Science Graduate Representative
2007 President of the Canadian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
Jan 2006-Aug 2007 Elected President of the Math Student Union x3


2006-2015 Universities: Durham, Victoria, Waterloo, Simon Fraser


Jul 2014-Jul 2015 Brilliant Club: My PhD thesis for Grade 10s

Feb 2014-May 2015 Exhibit Math-themed art at gallery and conferences.

Dec 2011-Aug 2013 and Oct 2015 Coordinate activities for Math Catcher,
First Nations Math Outreach and thousands of participants.