Marston Conder
Marston Donald Edward Conder (born September 1955) is a New Zealand mathematician, a Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at Auckland University,[1] and the former codirector of the New Zealand Institute of Mathematics and its Applications. His main research interests are in combinatorial group theory, graph theory, and their connections with each other.
Marston Conder  

Born  Marston Donald Edward Conder September 1955 (age 64) 
Residence  Auckland, New Zealand 
Nationality  New Zealander 
Alma mater 

Scientific career  
Fields  Mathematics 
Institutions  University of Auckland 
Thesis  Minimal Generating Pairs for Certain Permutation Groups (1980) 
Doctoral advisor  Graham Higman 
Website  www 
Conder was born in Hamilton, New Zealand, and studied at Matamata College.[2] He earned a master's degree in social science from Waikato University in 1977, and a doctorate from Oxford University in 1980 under the supervision of Graham Higman.[2][3][4] He served as president of the New Zealand Mathematical Society from 1993 to 1995,[3] and as president of the Academy of the Royal Society of New Zealand from 2006 to 2008. In 2011 he was selected as the inaugural Maclaurin Lecturer, as part of a reciprocal exchange between the New Zealand Mathematical Society and the American Mathematical Society.[5]
Conder is a fellow of the New Zealand Mathematical Society and of the Royal Society of New Zealand,[3] and in 2012 became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[6] He was named as a Distinguished Alumnus of Waikato University for 2013.[7]
References
 Staff directory listing entry, Auckland U. Mathematics, retrieved 20130122.
 Centrefold: Marston Conder, NZMS Newsletter 70, August 1997, retrieved 20130122.
 RSNZ member profile, retrieved 20130122.
 Marston Donald Edward Conder at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
 Mathematician receives joint NZUS honour, Voxy.co.nz, 1 September 2011, retrieved 20130122.
 List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 20130121.
 University of Waikato celebrates Distinguished Alumni for 2013, retrieved 20161207.