Curriculum Vitae
Name: Elena Valentinovna KONSTANTINOVA (MZHEL'SKAYA)
Born: 23.02.1962, Omsk, USSR
Nationality: Russian
Citizenship: Russian Federation
Education:
1979-1984: Undergraduate studies, Omsk State University, Omsk, Russia
1984-1985: Predoctoral research, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia
1985-1989: Postgraduate studies, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia
Degrees:
M.S.: in 1984 from Omsk State University (summa cum laude)
Ph.D.: in 1992 from Sobolev Institute of Mathematics and Institute of Organic Chemistry for the thesis "Graphs,
Hypergraphs and their Invariants for Characterization of Molecular Structures" (advisor Dr. V. A. Skorobogatov)
Positions:
1989, February-1992: Researcher, Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
1992, February-present: Senior Researcher, Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Novosibirsk, Russia
2011, March-2014, May: Assistant Professor, Novosibirsk State University, Russia
2014, June-present: Associate Professor, Chair of Theoretical Cybernetics, Novosibirsk State University, Russia
2016, November: Deputy Director, International Mathematical Center, Novosibirsk State University, Russia
Visiting positions:
2000, March-2001, March: Visiting Researcher, Combinatorial and Computational Mathematics Center, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Republic of Korea
2003, February-April: Visiting Professor, Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Bielefeld University, Germany
2004, July: Visiting Professor, Michigan Technological University (MTU), Houghton, Michigan, USA
2004, September-October: Visiting Researcher, Department of Informatics and Computational Biology Unit, Bergen University, Norway
2005, March: Visiting Researcher, Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, Germany
2005, July: Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics, University of East Anglia, UK
2005, November: Visiting Professor, Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics HAS, Budapest, Hungary
2006, April: Visiting Professor, Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics (School of Mathematics), Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
2006, May: Visiting Researcher, Research Center for Computer Science, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany
2006, May: Visiting Researcher, Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, Germany
2006-2009, November: Visiting Professor, Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics HAS, Budapest, Hungary
2009, December: Visiting Professor, Pusan National University, Pusan, Republic of Korea
2010, July: Visiting Professor, Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics HAS, Budapest, Hungary
2011, March-2012, February: Visiting Professor, Department of Mathematics, College of Science, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan, The Republic of Korea
2012, May-July: Visiting Professor, Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies (UP FAMNIT), University of Primorska, Andrej Marušič Insitute, (UP IAM), Koper, Slovenia
2012, 2013, December: Visiting Professor, Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics HAS, Budapest, Hungary
2014, January: Visiting Professor, School of Mathematical Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Israel
2015, January: Visiting Professor, Institute of Mathematics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
2015, March - April: Visiting Professor, Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies, University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia
2015, October: Visiting Professor, Institute of Mathematics, Physics and Mechanics, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2016, May: Visiting Professor, University of Verona, Department of Computer Science, Verona, Italy
Teaching experience:
- Undergraduate and graduate courses at Novosibirsk State University, Russia; at Yeungnam University, Republic of Korea (2011-2012); invited courses of lectures at Institute for Studies and Mathematics, (IPM), Iran (2006); University of Primorska, Slovenia (2012, 2015); Tohoku University, Japan (2016).
- Graduate courses in English at Novosibirsk State University in the frame of the Master Programmes in Applied Mathematics and Stochastics, Department of Mathematics and Mechanics, Novosibirsk, Russia.
- Mentoring of B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. students of Chairs of Theoretical Cybernetics at Novosibirsk; my students were awarded by Lyapunov Prize and Scholarship in 2011, 2012, 2016 and selected for the final round of the Alan Turing Contest in Theoretical Computer Science and Discrete Mathematics in 2016.
Research grants:
Supervisor and Individual:
2005: Collaborative Small Grant of London Mathematical Society
2005-2013: Collaborative Grant of Russian Academy of Science and Hungarian Academy of Science: Investigation of Combinatorial and Geometric Structures: Graphs, Sequences, Orbifolds
2014-2015: Bilateral Scientific-Research Cooperation between Republic of Slovenia and Russia: Cycles and Paths in Symmetric Graphs
2016-2018: Bilateral scientific-research cooperation between Republic of Slovenia and Russia: On odd automorphisms in vertex-transitive (di)graphs
Participant:
1990-1992: Grant of Russian Academy of Sciences (number 29.5): Analysis
1992-1993: Grant of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences (number 31.2-3): Chemical Information
1993-1995: Grant of RFBR-93-03-18657: Investigation and Development of Methods of the Topological Analysis of Chemical Compounds
1994-1998: Grant of Russian Academy of Sciences (number 10.2.1): New Principles and Methods for Creation of Chemical Compounds and Materials
1995-1997: Grant of RFBR-95-01-01410: Invariants of 3-Dimensional Orbifolds and Spatial Graphs
1996: Grant of RFBR-96-03-33067: Investigation and Development of Methods of the Topological Analysis of Organoelement Compounds
1997-1999: Grant of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences (number 12): Creation of Methods, Algorithms and Programmes for Computer Prognosis of Chemical Compounds Properties by Molecular Graph Fragments
2002-2004: Grant of Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF), Bielefeld University: Theory of Information Transfer and Combinatorics
2002-2004: Grant RFBR-02-01-01118: Invariants, Coverings and Groups of Three-Dimensional Orbifolds
2003-2005: Grant RFBR-03-01-00796: Selected Problems of Graph Theory
2004-2005: Grant of National Science Foundation No. CCR--0310832: U.S.-Russian Collaborative Research
2004-2006: Grant RFBR-04-01-00112: Reconstruction of Graphs
2006-2008: Grant RFBR-06-01-00694: Homomorphisms and Embeddings of Graphs
2009-2011: Grant RFBR-09-01-00244: Graph Colorings and Applications
2012-2014: Grant RFBR-12-01-00448: Fundamental Problem of Finite Graph Theory
2012-2014: Interdisciplinary Integration Project of Fundamental Investigations of SB RAS N.21: Investigation of Regularities and Trends of Self-Organizing Systems on the Examples of the Web-space and Biological Communities
2015-2017: Grant RFBR-15-01-05867: Investigation of discrete structures: planar graphs, hypergraphs, Cayley graphs
2015-2017: Grant RFBR-15-01-07906: Groups of automorphisms and branched coverings of low-dimensional manifolds
Talks at Universities and Research Institutions:
1984: Omsk State University, Omsk, Russia
1990-1992: Institute of Organoelement Compounds, Moscow, Russia; Institute of Organic Chemistry, Moscow, Russia
1992-1995: Institute of Organic Chemistry, Novosibirsk, Russia
2000-2001: Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Republic of Korea
2002-2003: Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF), Bielefeld University, Germany
2004: Technological University (MTU), USA; Department of Informatics and Computational Biology Unit, Bergen University, Norway
2005: School of Mathematics, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK; Department of Algebra, Novosibirsk State Education University, Russia; Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics HAS, Budapest, Hungary; Department of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics, Moscow State University, Russia; Seminar "Evariste Galois", Novosibirsk State University, Russia
2006: School of Mathematics, Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran; Department of Algebra at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, (BUTE), Budapest, Hungary
2007: School of Mathematics, Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran; Department of Algebra at Irkutsk State University, Irkutsk, Russia
2008: Department of Algebra at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, (BUTE), Budapest, Hungary
2009: Department of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics, Moscow State University, Russia
2010: ZIF, October, Universitat Bielefeld, Germany
2011: Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, Republic of Korea; Department of Mathematics, College of Science, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan, Republic of Korea; Beijing International Center for Mathematical Research at Peking University, Beijing, People's Republic of China
2012: Department of Mathematics, College of Science, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan, Republic of Korea; Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies (UP FAMNIT), University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia
2013: Renyi Institute of Mathematics, Hungarian Academy of Science, Budapest, Hungary
2014: Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies (UP FAMNIT), University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia
2015: Seminar on Finite Groups, Institute of Mathematics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan; Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies (UP FAMNIT), University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia; Seminar on Finite Groups, Institute of Mathematics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan; Mathematical Colloquium, Institute of Mathematics, Physics and Me-chanics, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Seminar on Groups and Geometries, University of Naples, Italy
2016: Seminario del Dipartimento di Informatica, University of Verona, Italy; Mathematical Colloquium, Institute of Mathematics, Physics and Mechanics, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Permanent address: Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, pr. Ak. Koptyuga 4, Novosibirsk-90, 630090, RUSSIA
Phone: +7 383 329 75 47 (office)
Fax: +7 383 333 25 98
E-mail: e_konsta@math.nsc.ru