Adam Blumenthal

Brief Academic History

I am a fourth year PhD student in Discrete Mathematics with a minor in Computer Science at Iowa State University expecting to complete the degree in Spring 2020. I am working under Dr. Bernard Lidický and Dr. Michael Young.

Prior to Iowa State, I earned both my Master's and Bachelor's Degrees at Auburn University with a Master's Thesis "On Galvin's Theorem and Stable Matchings'' under Dr. Jessica McDonald.

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My primary research interests include Extremal Graph Theory, Domination Theory, and Combinatorial Algorithms. For more information, try here!


A. Blumenthal. Independent Domination in Directed Graphs (2019) arXiv: 1910.05465

A. Blumenthal, B. Lidický, Y. Pehova, O. Pikhurko, F. Pfender, J. Volec. Sharp Bounds for Decomposing Graphs into Edges and Triangles (2019) arXiv: 1909.11371

A. Blumenthal, B. Lidický, R. R. Martin, S. Norin, F. Pfender, and J. Volec. Counterexamples to a conjecture of Harris on Hall ratio (2018) arXiv:1811.11116

J. Barnett, A. Blumenthal, P. Johnson, C. Jones, R. Matzke, E. Mujuni. Connected Minimum Secure-Dominating Sets in Grids, AKCE Journal of Graphs and Combinatorics, Vol.14 Iss.3 (2017), 216–223. PDF

A. Blumenthal, P. Johnson. A Note on Stable Matchings, International Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science, 8 (2013), no. 2, 35–36. PDF

Contact Information

Carver Hall Office 417, Ames, IA

ablument [at] iastate [dot] edu