Department of Computer Science | Institute of Theoretical Computer Science

Theory of Combinatorial Algorithms

Prof. Emo Welzl

Professional Career

1985-1991 Study of Mathematics at the Mathematics Department of Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
1991 Diploma in Mathematics. Title of thesis: Set Systems of bounded Vapnik-Chervonenkis Dimension and a Relation to Arrangements (supervisor: Emo Welzl)
1991-1995 Graduate Study in Computer Science at the Computer Science Institute of Freie Universität Berlin
1992-1993 Member of the graduate program Graduiertenkolleg Algorithmische Diskrete Mathematik, supported by the German Science Foundation (DFG)
1995 PhD in Computer Science. Title of thesis: Randomized Optimization by Simplex-Type Methods (supervisor: Emo Welzl)
Since 1997 Senior researcher in the group of Emo Welzl at the Institute of Theoretical Computer Science of ETH Zürich
Summer 1998 Visiting researcher in the group of Prof. Günter M. Ziegler at Technische Universität Berlin
Sep. 2001 - Jul. 2002 Software engineer at Perspectix AG in Zürich
Summer 2003 Professor by Proxy at the Computer and Information Science Department of Universität Konstanz, Germany
Since 2010 Co-founder of Kinderlabor and member of the ABZ of ETH Zurich
Since 2013 Professor at the Department of Computer Science at ETH Zurich