Prof. Dr. Rolf Klein

BüroUniversität Bonn
Institut für Informatik I
Raum E.61
Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 144
D-53113 Bonn
Telefon+49 (228) 73 - 4134
Fax +49 (228) 73 - 4321
E-Mail rolf.klein@uni-bonn.de
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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

Additional offers from European Business School (1989), University of Hagen (1989), University of Würzburg (1990)

Research Interests

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

Publications

Editorial Boards

  • Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications (CGTA)
  • Journal of Spatial Information Science (JOSIS)

Research Publications Co-Edited

  • Special Issue SoCG'13, Discrete & Computational Geometry 52(2)
  • Special Issue SoCG'13, Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications 48(8)
  • Special Issue EuroCG'03, Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications 30(2)
  • Volumes 2238 and 2598 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science

Research Publications Co-Authored

  • 1 textbook, 2 research monographs
  • 14 book chapters
  • 122 refereed journal and conference papers; two best paper awards
  • 173 conference and colloquium talks

Recent Publications

  • Reversibility properties of the fire-fighting problem in graphs,
    Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications, 2017
  • Abstract Voronoi diagrams from closed bisecting curves, with C. Bohler and C.H. Liu,
    to appear in Int. J. Computational Geometry & Applications, 2017
  • Computational Geometry Column 63, with E. Langetepe,
    ACM SIGACT News 47(2), pp. 34-39, 2016
  • Abstract Voronoi diagrams, Encyclopedia of Algorithms, pp. 5-8, 2016
  • Dilation of geometric networks, Encyclopedia of Algorithms, pp. 547-549, 2016
  • Geometric dilation of geometric networks, Encyclopedia of Algorithms, pp. 834-837, 2016
  • Voronoi diagrams and Delaunay triangulations, Encyclopedia of Algorithms, pp. 2340-2344, 2016
  • Well-separated pair decomposition, Encyclopedia of Algorithms, pp. 2368-2371, 2016
  • An efficient randomized algorithm for higher-order abstract Voronoi diagrams, with C. Bohler and C.H. Liu,
    32st Symposium on Computational Geometry (SoCG'16)
  • Forest-like abstract Voronoi diagrams in linear time, with C. Bohler, A. Lingas and C.H. Liu,
    to appear in Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications, 2016

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, Kanada.

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-todayNumerous recruiting and Ph. D. committees

Committees Served On

2016-today Senate Committee on Research Training Groups, German Research Foundation (DFG)
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 33 international conferences; recently SOFSEM'17, FCT'15, WADS'15, EGC'15, EuroCG'15
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

  • U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
  • Israel Science Foundation
  • German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development (GIF)
  • German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation (AvH)
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • Max-Planck Society
  • Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
  • Numerous scientific journals and conferences

Society Membership

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

Projects Funded

  • Expansion of circles and abstract Voronoi diagrams, funded by DFG (Kl 655/19) as part of D-A-CH project, 2015-2018
  • Spatial decompositions and graphs, funded by DFG (Kl 655/17) as part of EuroGiga, 2011-2013
  • Exploration and search in geometric environments, funded by DAAD under exchange program with Hong Kong, 2003/2004
  • Dilation of geometric networks, funded by DFG (Kl 655/14), 2003-2006
  • Locational planning and generalized Voronoi-Diagrams, funded by DAAD under Acciones Integradas 2000/2001
  • Document type definition for german tax law, with Griebsch & Rochol Druck GmbH, Hamm, 1997-1998
  • Virtual university, with G. Schlageter, H.-W. Six, and C. Unger, funded by MWF NRW, 1996-1998
  • Design and implemantion of an interactive system for specification and compilation of document design, with A. Brüggemann-Klein and Th. Ottmann, funded by DFG (BR 1309/2), 1995-1997
  • Competitive motion planning, funded by DFG (Kl 655/8), 1995-2001
  • Distance problems and Voronoi-Diagrams for generalized metrics, funded by DAAD under Acciones Integradas, 1995
  • Abstract Voronoi diagrams, funded by DFG (Kl 655/2), 1991-1995
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