Dr. Steven Kelk

Steven Kelk is an Associate Professor at the the Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering (DKE) at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, where he works within the Networks and Strategic Optimization (NSO) cluster. His contact details are here. Between 2011 and July 2017 he was an Assistant Professor in the same department.

Between 2004 and 2010 he was a postdoc in the Life Sciences cluster of the Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam, in the subgroup Combinatorial Problems in Biology. He obtained his PhD in late 2003 from the Algorithms and Computational Complexity Research Group at the University of Warwick. His supervisor was Leslie Goldberg. His main research interests are graph theory, phylogenetics, fixed parameter tractability, approximation algorithms and (more generally) combinatorial optimization within computational biology.

Outside university Steven Kelk is active on issues relating to public services, particularly housing and education, and is a board member of Housing Association Soweto.

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