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Hello there!

I’m a PhD student at Charles University with Martin Tancer as my advisor. I’m interested in using algebraic tools to solve problems in combinatorial geometry and topology. If you want to get in touch feel free to write me to dbulavka at

Teaching Winter Semester 2021/2022

Probabilistic techniques - NTIN022
Linear Algebra - NMAI057
Mentoring bachelor students

Teaching Summer Semester 2020/2021

Mathematics++ - NMAI071
Mentoring bachelor students

Teaching Winter Semester 2020/2021

Probabilistic techniques - NTIN022 - Tutorials joint with Matěj Konečný.
Mentoring bachelor students

Teaching Summer Semester 2019/2020



  1. D. Bulavka, M. Tancer, M. Tyomkyn: Weak saturation of multipartite hypergraphs. Preprint at Arxiv.


  1. D. Bulavka, A. Goodarzi, M. Tancer: Optimal bounds for the colorful fractional Helly theorem. Preprint at Arxiv. 37th International Symposium on Computational Geometry (SoCG 2021).
  2. D. Bulavka, A. A. Aptekmann, N. A. Méndez, T. Krick, I. E. Sánchez: Thousands of protein linear motif classes may still be undiscovered. PLOS ONE 2021.