Thistle was 1983-1986 scholarship and Knights-winner at the Trinity College of Cambridge University , where in 1986 he at Béla Bollobás doctorate (simplicial decompositions and Universal Graphs). He was then a fellow at St John's College in Cambridge until 1990 . In 1987 he completed his habilitation at the University of Hamburg . He then conducted research in the USA and at Bielefeld University and was a Heisenberg fellow at Oxford University in 1993/94 .
From 1994 to 1996 he was a professor at the TU Chemnitz . He has been a professor in Hamburg since 1996.
Diestel is known as the author of a standard work on graph theory.
- Graph Theory, 3rd edition, Springer 2005, ISBN 3540213910 , English edition Graph Theory , Springer, first 1997, 3rd edition 2005 Website with online version
- Graph decompositions - a study in infinite graph theory, Oxford University Press 1990
- Homepage in Hamburg
- Literature by and about Reinhard Diestel in the catalog of the German National Library
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German mathematician and university professor|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1959|