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Curriculum Vitae

General Information

1988-1994

Study of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Würzburg

1992-1993

Exchange student in the Computer Science Department of the State University of New York at Albany, partially supported by a grant from the German-American Fulbright Commission.

1994

Master in Mathematics (Diplom), University of Würzburg
Thesis: Eine modifizierte Barrieremethode für konvexe quadratische Optimierungsprobleme
Advisor: Josef Stoer

1994-1998

Research assistant at the Lehrstuhl fuer Informatik I in the Computer Science Department of the University of Würzburg

1997

Ph.D. (Dr.rer.nat.), University of Würzburg
Thesis: On the Approximability of Location and Network Design Problems
Committee: Hartmut NoltemeierJosef Stoer

1998-2004

Research assistant in the Department of Optimization at the Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum für Informationstechnik Berlin (short ZIB)

2002

Habilitation, Technical University of Berlin
Thesis: Online Optimization: Competitive Analysis and Beyond
Committee: Martin GrötschelSusanne AlbersGerhard J. Woeginger

2004-

Professor at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Kaiserslautern 

Other Activities

I am proud to be one of the founding members of the DFG Research Center . During my Berlin years I have been the local coordinator of DONET: Discrete Optimization: Theory and Applications.