Short CV/Education and training

  • 1984 – 1990
    Studied mathematics, computer science and business administration at the University of Osnabrück, Germany

  • 1990 – 1993
    Doctoral studies in computer science at Saarland University and at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken, Germany

  • 1993 – 1999
    Research associate at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken

  • 1994 – 1995
    Postdoc at the International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley, CA, USA

  • 1998
    Visiting professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Paderborn and at the Department of Computer Science at the Freie Universität (FU) Berlin, Germany

  • 1999 – 2001
    C3 professor of theoretical computer science in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Dortmund, Germany

  • 2001 – 2009
    C4 professor and Chair in information and coding theory in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Freiburg, Germany; research topic: parallel and distributed computing

  • Since 2009
    W3 professor in the Department of Computer Science at the Humboldt University of Berlin, Chair in algorithms and complexity

Selected projects

  • Editor in chief of ACM Transactions on Algorithms, since 2008

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

Member of the editorial board of the journals:

  • Advanced Research in Computing and Software Science (ARCoSS), Springer LNCS

  • Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs), since 2009

  • Member of the editorial board for the conference proceedings, since 2009

  • Informatik Spektrum (journal of the German computer science society, GI), since 2009

  • Editor in chief of ACM Transactions on Algorithms, since 2008

  • Computer Science – Research and Development, since 2007

  • Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications, since 2005

  • Journal of Interconnection Networks, since 2003

  • Algorithmica, since 2001

  • Information Processing Letters (stepped down), 2000 – 2004

  • Journal of Discrete Algorithms, since 1998

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