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About meIn June 2019, I will start an appointment as assistant professor at the University of Warwick. I am currently a postdoctoral researcher at TU Berlin in the research group 'Combinatorial optimization and graph algorithms' of Martin Skutella. Before moving to Berlin, I spent 4 months at Georgia Tech in Atlanta in the research group of Tom Trotter, supported by a fellowship of the Swiss National Science foundation, and before that 6 months at ETH Zurich in the 'Theory of combinatorial algorithms group' of Emo Welzl. Between 2012 and 2014 I worked as a software engineer at Supercomputing Systems Zurich. In 2011 I completed my PhD at ETH Zurich in the research group 'Combinatorial structures and algorithms' of Angelika Steger.
Research interestsMy research interests are in discrete mathematics and theoretical computer science, and in their applications to real-world problems. Specifically, I am interested in the following subjects:
- Combinatorial algorithms and discrete structures
- Random graph processes
- Ramsey theory
- Combinatorial games
- Arturo Merino, TU Berlin, from Sep 2019 (funded by DFG grant 413902284)
- TBA, TU Berlin, from June 2019 (funded by DFG excellence cluster Math+; with Max Klimm, Guillaume Sagnol and Martin Skutella)
- TBA, Charles University Prague, from April 2019 (funded by GACR standard grant GA 19-08554S)
- Karl Däubel, TU Berlin, since Feb 2016 (funded by the EU; with Yann Disser, Max Klimm, Guillaume Sagnol and Martin Skutella)
- Frieder Smolny, TU Berlin, since Feb 2016 (funded by the EU)
- Jerri Nummenpalo, ETH Zurich, Dec 2018 (co-examiner; supervised by Emo Welzl)
CoauthorsI already had the pleasure of working with the following researchers and students:
Oswin Aichholzer, Gustavo Alonso, Michael Belfrage, Aaron Bernstein, Jean Cardinal, Herman Z. Q. Chen, Yann Disser, Karl Däubel (2), Elizabeth Hartung, Hung P. Hoang, Tony Huynh, Stefan Felsner, Martina Furrer, Petr Gregor (3), Dan Hefetz, Sven Jäger (2), Sergey Kitaev, Linda Kleist, Max Klimm, Kolja Knauer, Fabian Kuhn, Jerri Nummenpalo (6), Ueli Peter, Thomas Rast, Justus Schwartz, Leon Sering, Reto Spöhel (6), Joe Sawada, Manfred Scheucher (2), Frieder Smolny, Christoph Standke, Raphael Steiner, Patrick Stuedi, Pascal Su, Brian Y. Sun, Henning Thomas, Birgit Vogtenhuber, Bartosz Walczak (2), Franziska Weber, Veit Wiechert (2), Kaja Wille, Aaron Williams