Philippe CARA

Professor of Mathematics

Contact information

Philippe CARA
Department of Mathematics
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2
B-1050 Brussel

Office: 6G329
Phone number: +32 2 6293349
Fax number: +32 2 6293495
E-Mail Address: pcara @
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Research topics

Incidence geometry, graph theory, group theory, (not so finite) planar geometry, applications like coding theory and compression.
More details, links and plublications can be found on my research page.


My current courses are: Linear Algebra, Complex Analysis, Discrete Mathematics, Mathematics for Technology (partim), Coding Theory, Cryptography, Incidence geometry and permutation groups.
More details on the teaching page.


Linux, LaTeX, airplanes, HAM radio, origami, pyramids, computers.
More on the hobby page.