Elham Havvaei

PhD Candidate

University of California Irvine
Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences
E-mail: ehavvaei (at) uci.edu

I am a PhD candidate in the Theory Group at University of California, Irvine, advised by Professor David Eppstein. I have received my Master in Computer Science from University of Central Florida in 2016, under supervision of Professor Narsingh Deo.

Research Interests

My research interest includes the broad area of Theoretical Computer Science and more specifically Graph Algorithms and Data Structures.


Simplifying Activity-on-Edge Graphs
David Eppstein, Daniel Frishberg and Elham Havvaei
SWAT 2020. Preprint on arXiv.

Parameterized leaf power recognition via embedding into graph products (blog, Presentation)
David Eppstein and Elham Havvaei
IPEC 2018. Preprint on arXiv.

A Game-Theoretic Approach for Detection of Overlapping Communities in Dynamic Complex Networks
Elham Havvaei and Narsingh Deo
IARAS 2016.

Here is a link to my ResearchGate profile.