• Personal Data and Education

    Born 1965

    June 1993: Ph.D. (Dr.rer.nat.) in Computer Science, University of Saarbrücken

  • Employment

    June 1993 - September 1999: Research Scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Computer Science, Saarbrücken

    September 1994 - August 1995: Postdoc at the International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley, California, USA

    October 1999 - July 2001: Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Dortmund

    August 2001- May 2009: Full Professor of Computer Science at the University of Freiburg

    June 2009 - November 2013: Full Professor of Computer Science at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin

    November 2013 - present: Full Professor of Computer Science and Liesel Beckmann Distinguished Professor at Technische Universität München

  • Short Term Appointments / Visiting Professorships

    The University of Tokyo (1993), BRICS (1996), FU Berlin (1998), Univ. of Paderborn (1998/99), Carnegie Mellon University (2006), Cornell University (2012)

  • Honors and Awards:

    Otto Hahn Medal (1993) of the Max Planck Society.

    Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize (2008), the highest honour awarded in German research. It includes financial support of 2.5 Mio. Euros to be invested into research.

    Member of Leopoldina, German National Academy of Sciences

    Member of Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz

    Fellow of the GI, German Association for Computer Science

    Fellow of the EATCS, European Association for Theoretical Computer Sceince

  • Full academic cv

September 2015: Susanne Albers is invited speaker at MPI-INF – 25th Anniversary. The program features several Turing Award winners, Leibniz Prize winners, Humboldt Prize winners and ERC Grant winners.

June 2015: Susanne Albers is keynote speaker at the 31st International Symposium on Computational Geometry (SOCG15), Eindhoven.

June 2015: Susanne Albers is invited speaker of the tutorial on Network Creation Games: How Does the Internet Form? organized by Erik D. Demaine (MIT) and MohammadTaghi Hajiaghayi (University of Maryland). 16th Conference on Electronic Commerce (EC15), Portland, Oregon.

Lehrstuhl für Theoretische Informatik
Prof. Dr. Susanne Albers

Boltzmannstr. 3
85748 Garching bei München

Tel +89.289.17706
Fax +89.289.17707