# Peter Butkovic

## Colleges, School and Institutes

### Willingness to take PhD students

Yes

### PhD projects

Peter Butkovic’s main research interest is applied discrete mathematics and, in particular, max-algebra, known recently also as tropical linear algebra, a rapidly evolving area of numerical linear algebra and applied discrete mathematics.

His research interests include:

Combinatorial and algebraic aspects of optimisation

Applied discrete mathematics

Tropical algebra (max-algebra)

Combinatorial matrix theory

Professor Butkovic supervises doctoral research in the areas of tropical linear algebra and its applications.