Dmitry Feichtner-Kozlov

Dmitry Feichtner-Kozlov
Dmitry Feichtner-Kozlov
Professor (Adjunct)
Ph.D., 1996, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
M.Sc., 1992, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Professional Experience

  • 1998-1999: Regular Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, U.S.A.
  • 1999-2004: Research Assistant and Assistant Professor, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • 2004-2007: Assistant Professor at ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
  • 2007 to present: Chair of Algebra and Geometry, and director of the Institute for Algebra, Geometry, Topology and their applications, University of Bremen, Germany.


  • Wallenberg prize 2003
  • Göran Gustafsson prize 2004
  • European Prize in Combinatorics 2005
  • The book "Distributed Computing through Combinatorial Topology", written jointly with computer scientists Maurice Herlihy and Sergio Rajsbaum, has been selected as a Notable Book on the Best of Computing 2013 list by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Select Publications

  • Distributed Computing through Combinatorial Topology, with Maurice Herlihy, Sergio Rajsbaum, Elsevier, 2013, 366 pages. ISBN 978-0-124-04578-1
  • Combinatorial Algebraic Topology, Springer-Verlag, 2008, 390 pages. ISBN 978-3-540-71961-8
  • Proof of the Lovász Conjecture, with Eric Babson, Annals of Mathematics 165 (2007), 965–1007.
  • Chromatic numbers, morphism complexes, and Stiefel-Whitney characteristic classes, book chapter in: IAS/Park City Mathematics Series 14, Amer. Math. Soc., Providence, RI; Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, 2007, pp. 262–330.