Institute of Theoretical Computer Science Graz University of Technology
Date of birth: 1957 09 25 April 1982: MS degree (Dipl. Ing.) in Technical Mathematics from the University of Technology, Graz, Austria Nov. 1984: PhD degree (Dr. techn.) from the University of Technology, Graz, Austria Jan. 1985 to April 1989: Assistant professor at the Institute for Information Processing, University of Technology, Graz, Austria April to June 1987: Guest lecturer at the University of Denver, Colorado May 1989: Habilitation (Universitätsdozent) in Theoretical Computer Science at the University of Technology, Graz, Austria April 1990 to May 1992: Research position at the Free University of Berlin, Germany June to July 1992: Lecturer at the Leonardo Fibonacci Institute, Trento, Italy Oct. 1992: Appointment to a Full Professor at the Institute of Theoretical Computer Science, University of Technology, Graz, Austria. Head of the research group on algorithms, geometry, and optimization 1993 -- : Lectures and research stays at numerous universities in Europe, U.S.A., Canada, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, and P.R. China
Publications and presentations: Author/coauthor of a series of scientific publications in computational geometry, combinatorial geometry, data structures, and graph algorithms. Presentations at numerous international conferences on computer science, geometry, and optimization
Couses tought: Basic data structures & algorithms, languages and automata, design & analysis of algorithms, computational geometry, information theory
Supervisor of numerous MS and PhD thesis in theoretical computer science, and of a series of programming projects on algorithms, geometry, and optimization
Editor of the special issue of Int'l. Journal of Computational Geometry and Applications for the 8th Annual ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry 1992
Programm Committee member of the 16th Annual ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry, of the 16th Workshop on Computational Geometry EURO CG 2000, and of the 9th Annual International Symposium on Graph Drawing
Grants (since 1992) Austrian Ministery of Science (BMWFK), Austrian National Bank (ÖNB), National Science Foundation (FWF), Austrian Academic Exchange Program (ÖAD), Special Research Council (SFB) 'Optimization and Control'