Alan James Cain · Curriculum Vitæ  [ Download as PDF ] 
Address  Centro de Matemática e Aplicações Faculdade de Ciência e Tecnologia Universidade Nova de Lisboa 2829–516 Caparica Portugal 
Email address  a DOT cain AT fct DOT unl DOT pt Replace ‘AT’ with ‘@’ and ‘DOT’ with ‘.’ 
Web page  http://wwwgroups.stand.ac.uk/~alanc 
Languages  English (Native) Japanese (Intermediate) Portuguese (Basic) French (Basic) 
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ResearcherID  G79862014 
Scopus Author ID  13608823100 
2014/01– Present  ‘Investigador FCT’ Senior Research Fellow  
Centro de Matemática e Aplicações, Universidade Nova de Lisboa 2829–516 Caparica, Portugal  
 
2009/07– 2014/01  ‘Ciência 2008’ Research Fellow  
Centro de Matemática da Universidade do Porto Rua do Campo Alegre 687, 4169–007 Porto, Portugal  
 
2008/09– 2009/06  Postdoctoral researcher  
Centro de Álgebra da Universidade de Lisboa Av. Prof. Gama Pinto 2, 1649–003 Lisboa, Portugal  
 
2005/09– 2008/08  Research Fellow  
School of Mathematics & Statistics, University of St Andrews St Andrews, Fife KY16 9AJ, United Kingdom  
 
2002/09– 2005/05  Tutor & Computer laboratory demonstrator  
School of Mathematics & Statistics, University of St Andrews St Andrews, Fife KY16 9AJ, United Kingdom  

2002/09– 2005/07  Ph.D. in Mathematics  
University of St Andrews St Andrews, Fife KY16 9AJ, United Kingdom  
Thesis: Presentations for Subsemigroups of Groups
 
1998/09– 2002/07  M.Sci. in Mathematics with Firstclass Honours  
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ, United Kingdom  

2005– 2007  Fundamentals of Pure Mathematics  
University of St Andrews  
 
2012  Semigroups  
Universidade do Porto  
 
2015– Present  Semigroups, Automata, and Languages  
Universidade Nova de Lisboa  
 
2016– Present  Algebraic Theory of Automata  
Universidade Nova de Lisboa  
 
2016– Present  Rewriting Systems  
Universidade Nova de Lisboa  
 
2016– Present  Combinatorial Group Theory  
Universidade Nova de Lisboa  

2002/10– 2005/09  Carnegie Doctoral Scholarship  
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland  
 
2009/07– 2014/01  ‘Ciência 2008’ fellowship  
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) [National science agency]  
 
2010/06– 2014/05  Project ‘Automata, Languages, Decidability in Algebra’  
EP/H011978/1 Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)  
 
2014/01– Present  ‘Investigador FCT’ fellowship  
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) [National science agency]  
 
2014/07– Present  Exploratory Project (Principal investigator)  
IF/01622/2013/CP1161/CT0001 Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) [National science agency]  
 
2015/04  ‘Research in Pairs’ grant  
London Mathematical Society  
 
2016/06– Present  Project ‘Hilbert’s 24th Problem’ (Subproject leader)  
PTDC/MHCFIL/2583/2014 Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) [National science agency]  

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