School of Science, Engineering and Information Technology

Yost, David (A/Prof)

Position Associate Professor David Yost
Office T154 (Mt Helen)
Phone +61 3 5327 9086


  • B Sc (Hons) Melb
  • M Sc ANU
  • Ph D Edinburgh


David Yost has lived in eight countries and ten cities. This has included working full time at La Trobe, ANU, the Free University of Berlin, the University of Extremadura and King Saud University, as well as being a long-term visitor and sessional lecturer at several other institutions. He has been the recipient of a Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship, a Humboldt Fellowship and the Lester R Ford Award. He returned to Australia in 2003, to take a position at the then named University of Ballarat, and served as Deputy Head of School from 2007 to 2009. His random walk through mathematics has taken him from C*-algebras and approximation theory through Banach spaces to combinatorial geometry, optimization and polyhedra.

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