Professor Luke Postle is the recipient of a 2016 Early Researcher Award.
The Early Research Awards Program, administered by the government of Ontario, gives funding to new researchers working at publicly funded Ontario research institutions to build a research team of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The title of Luke's funded project was Maximum Average Degree, Chromatic Number and the 4-Flow Conjecture.
Professor Postle holds a Canada Research Chair in Graph Theory. He joined the C&O department in 2014 after completing a PhD at the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2012, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at Emory University. His research interests are in structural and topological graph theory, graph colouring, and matroid theory.