Prof. Dr. Rolf Klein

OfficeUniversity of Bonn
Institute of
Computer Science, Dept. I
Room E.61
Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 144
D-53113 Bonn
Phone+49 (228) 73 - 4134
Fax +49 (228) 73 - 4321
Office HoursBy appointment

Curriculum Vitae

born September 5, 1953, in Münster, Germany
marriage December 27, 1984, in Nottuln, Germany
one daughter, born January 1, 1997, in Munich, Germany

1978Diploma in Mathematics und Mathematical Logic, University of Münster, Germany
1982Doctorate in Mathematics, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
1986/87Visiting Assistant Professor, Data Structuring Group, Department of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Canada
1989Habilitation in Computer Science, University of Freiburg, Germany
1989Associate Professor of Computer Science, Department of Mathematics, University of Essen, Germany
1991Professor of Computer Science, University of Hagen, Germany
2000-todayProfessor of Computer Science, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Bonn, Germany

Research Interests

Computational Geometry, Discrete Geometry, On-Line Algorithms, Algorithms and Data Structures


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Editorial Boards

Research Publications Co-Edited

Research Publications Co-Authored

Recent Publications

Ph.D. Students

Research Visits

University of Alicante; Free University of Berlin; Bellairs Research Institute, Barbados; University of Catalunya, Barcelona; Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Lund University; Carleton University, Ottawa; Universidad de Cantabria, Santander; Max-Planck Institute, Saarbrücken; Fudan University, Shanghai; National Chung Hsing University, Taichung; Academia Sinica, Taipei; Amirkabir University, Teheran; Utrecht University; University of Waterloo.

Professional Service

Academic Positions

2004-2005, 2008-2009Director of the Institute of Computer Science, University of Bonn
1998-2000Member of Senate, University of Hagen
1994-1995Dean of the Department of Computer Science, University of Hagen

Committees Chaired

2013 Program committee 28th ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry (co-chair)
2000-2001Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Awards Committee, Association for Computing Machinery
1993-2007Special Interest Group on Computational Geometry, Gesellschaft für Informatik
1991-todaySeveral recruiting and Ph. D. committees

Committees Served On

1996-2004 Advisory Board of the Hermann-Minkowski Minerva Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
1999-2000 Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Awards Committee, Association for Computing Machinery, U.S.A.
2004-2012 Postdoc Selection Board, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
1991-today Program committees of 32 international conferences; recently FCT'15, WADS'15, EuroCG'15, ISVD'13, WADS'13, ACM SoCG'13
Organizing committees of 11 international research seminars at Schloß Dagstuhl, Germany
26 Ph.D. committees at Universities of Barcelona, Bonn, Eindhoven, Freiburg, Hagen, Lugano, Lulea, Lund, Munich, Saarbrücken, Utrecht, Würzburg

Reviewing Duties

Society Membership

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI), Deutscher Hochschulverband

Projects Funded