Mike Steel

Distinguished ProfessorMike Steel

Jack Erskine 623
Internal Phone: 92153

Qualifications & Memberships

Research Interests

Research interests are applications of discrete mathematics (combinatorics, graph theory) and probability theory to contemporary problems in biology.

Recent Publications

  • Bienvenu F., Lambert A. and Steel M. (2022) Combinatorial and stochastic properties of ranked tree-child networks. Random Structures and Algorithms 60(4): 653-689. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rsa.21048.
  • Gabora L., Beckage NM. and Steel M. (2022) An Autocatalytic Network Model of Conceptual Change. Topics in Cognitive Science 14(1): 163-188. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tops.12583.
  • Hordijk W., Steel M. and Kauffman S. (2022) Autocatalytic Sets Arising in a Combinatorial Model of Chemical Evolution. Life 12(11) http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/life12111703.
  • Manson K., Semple C. and Steel M. (2022) Counting and optimising maximum phylogenetic diversity sets. Journal of Mathematical Biology 85(1) http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00285-022-01779-3.
  • Mehta RS., Steel M. and Rosenberg NA. (2022) The Probability of Joint Monophyly of Samples of Gene Lineages for All Species in an Arbitrary Species Tree. Journal of Computational Biology 29(7): 679-703. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/cmb.2021.0647.