Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Office: School of IT, J12. Room 4W-410.
  • Phone: +61 2-9351-4276
  • Fax: +61 2 9351 3838
  • Email: reveal email address
  • Postal address:
    Julian Mestre
    School of Information Technologies
    SIT Building, J12
    The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia

Education

  • University of Maryland College Park, USA, July 2007.
    Ph.D., Computer Science.
    Dissertation: Primal-Dual Algorithms for Combinatorial Optimization Problems.
    Adviser: Prof. Samir Khuller.
  • University of Maryland College Park, USA, May 2004.
    M.Sc., Computer Science.
  • Argentine Catholic University, Argentina, July 2001
    B.E., Software Engineering.

Academic positions

  • Senior Lecturer. School of IT, University of Sydney, Australia, 2014-present
  • Lecturer. School of IT, University of Sydney, Australia, 2010-2013
  • Postdoctoral researcher. Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrucken, Germany, 2007-2010
  • Reasearch and teaching assistant. University of Maryland, College Park, USA, 2001-2007

Fellowships and Scholarships

  • ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award, 2013-2015.
  • Max Planck Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2009-2010.
  • Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2007-2009.
  • University of Maryland Ann G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowship, 2006.
  • University of Maryland Computer Science Department Fellowship, 2001-2002.
  • Argentine Catholic University College of Engineering Scholarship, 1997-1998.

Awards

  • Best paper award at European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA 2010).
  • Best student paper award at ACM-SIAM Symp. on Discrete Algorithms (SODA 2008).
  • Argentine Academy of Engineers Academic Excellence Award, 2001.

Service

  • Program committee member: LATIN 2010, CATS 2011, ISAAC 2011, WAOA 2011, FAW-AAIM 2012, ICALP 2012, COCOON 2013, ISAAC 2013, COCOON 2014, WAOA 2014.
  • Program committee chair: CATS 2012, COCOON 2012 (co-chair).
  • Local organizer: COCOON 2012 (co-chair).