Prof. Dr. Kurt Mehlhorn

Kurt Mehlhorn heads the Algorithms and Complexity group at the MPI for Informatics. He has co-authored more than 300 publications, published six books, and is one of the people behind the LEDA software library. He is also one of the founders of the CGAL project. He has graduated more than 80 students, many of whom now have faculty positions, and hosted about the same number of postdocs. He has received several prizes and five honorary degrees for his work.

Prof. Mehlhorn has been on the program committee of all major international conferences in algorithms and is or was on the editorial board of several journals in the field. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications.


Prof. Dr. Kurt Mehlhorn

Prof. Dr. Kurt Mehlhorn

Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik Department 1: Algorithms and Complexity

Campus E1 4, Room 306
66123 Saarbrücken

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