I am a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Liège, Department of Mathematics.

About me

I obtained my Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Mathematics from University of Turku, Finland in 2013.

I completed my PhD studies at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Turku, Finland, in 2019 under the supervision of Juhani Karhumäki and Svetlana Puzynina.

During 2019-2021 I was a postdoctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems, Saarbrücken, Germany, working in the Foundations of Algorithmic Verification group led by Joël Ouaknine.

From September 2021, I have been a FRS-FNRS postdoctoral researcher working with Michel Rigo.


email: markus.whiteland (at) gmail.com or mwhiteland (at) uliege.be

address: Bât. B37 Institut de mathématiques, allée de la Découverte 12, 4000 Liège 1, Belgium


My main topic of research is Combinatorics on Words, and recently theoretical aspects of automatic verification.


Erdős number: 2 (via Florian Luca - Paul Erdős)