Honors and Scientific activities

Co-Organizer of Dagstuhl Seminars on “Combinatorial Methods for Integrated Circuit Design” (1993), “Graph Algorithms and Applications (1996, 1998), “Link Analysis and Visualization” (2001), “Algorithmic Aspects of Large and Complex Networks” (2001, 2003, 2005), Data Structures (2004, 2006), “Algorithmic Methods for Railway Optimization” (2004), Algorithm Engineering (2013), Algorithmic Methods for Optimization in Public Transport (2016)

  • Responsibilities within Universität Karlsruhe (TH) resp. KIT
    • 2011 - 2015 Member of the KIT Supervisory Board
    • 2011 - 2013 Member of the KIT Strategy and Research Board
    • 2010 - 2012 Member of the KIT working group for the “Excellence Initiative”
    • 2007 - 2014 Deputy speaker of the KIT-Focus COMMputation
    • 2007 - 2009 Speaker of the Competence Area Information, Communication and Organisation (ICO) and of the ICO-Field “Algorithm and Software Engineering”
    • 2006 - 2011 Member of the academic senate of the Universität Karlsruhe (TH) resp. Member of the KIT-Senate
    • 2006 - 2009 Member of the Council for the Promotion of Research and Young Scientists (CRYS)
    • 2004 - 2007 Vice dean Fakultät für Informatik