Sarka Petrickova


Department of Mathematics
Univesity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

petrckv2 -at- illinois.edu

CV & resume

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I studied extremal combinatorics under Jozsef Balogh at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, graduating in 2017 with a Ph.D in Mathematics.
I studied structural combinatorics under Tomas Kaiser at the University of West Bohemia, graduating in 2017 with a Ph.D in Applied Mathematics.

Teaching

Lecturer at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Fall 2017: MATH 125

Teaching Assistant at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Fall 2016: MATH 231 E
Fall 2015: MATH 231 E
Spring 2015: MATH 231 (Calculus II), head TA
Fall 2014: MATH 231 E (Calculus II, Engineering Section)
Spring 2013: CS 173 (Discrete Structures)
Fall 2012: MATH 221 (Calculus I)
Spring 2012: MATH 234 (Calculus for Business)

I have appeared on the 'List of teachers ranked as excellent by their students' in every semester I taught except for Spring 2012. In Fall 2016, I was additionally awarded a star, which is reserved for the top 10% of teaching assistants.

Teaching Assistant at the University of West Bohemia

Fall 2011: Linear Algebra, Calculus I, Seminar for Calculus I
Spring 2011: Fundamental Mathematics
Fall 2010: Calculus I

Research

Theoretical math: Structural graph theory, graph coloring, Ramsey theory, and extremal combinatorics. Publications

Applied math: Data analysis in biological sciences.

I was fortunate to receive the 'Dr. Lois M. Lackner Mathematics Fellowship' in Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2016, and Spring 2017.