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Christian Scheffer

Dr. rer nat.

Curriculum Vitae

Business Address

Algorithms group
Institute for Operating Systems and Computer Networks
TU Braunschweig

Mühlenpfordtstraße 23
38106 Braunschweig

Phone: +49 531 391 3113
Mail: scheffer@ibr.cs.tu-bs.de

Academic Education

07/14
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Dr. rer nat.
WWU Münster
Title of the thesis: Approximation Algorithms for Geometrical Distance Problems that are not solvable exactly
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Jan Vahrenhold
Second reviewer: Prof. Dr. Jörg-Rüdiger Sack
Grading: summa cum laude
04/12-07/14
Ph.D. student at the WWU Münster
Group: Effiziente Algorithmen und Algorithm Engineering
headed by Prof. Dr. Jan Vahrenhold
02/11-03/12
Ph.D. student at the TU Dortmund
Group: Grundlagen und Vermittlungder Informatik
headed by Prof. Dr. Jan Vahrenhold
06/10
Diploma in Computer Science, Dipl.-Inf.
TU Dortmund
Title of the thesis: Methoden zur Rekonstruktion zweidimensionaler Flächen im R^3
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Jan Vahrenhold
Subsidiary subject: mathematics
08/05-06/10
Undergraduate Studies in Computer Science and Mathematics
TU Dortmund

Awards

01/15
Ph.D award of the WWU Münster 2014

Professional Career

since 02/16
Faculty member (akad. Rat) at the TU Braunschweig
Group: Algorithms
headed by Prof. Dr. Sándor Fekete
11/14-01/16
Postdoctoral associate at the TU Braunschweig
Group: Algorithms
headed by Prof. Dr. Sándor Fekete
08/14-10/14
Postdoctoral associate at the WWU Münster
Group: Effiziente Algorihmen und Algorithm Engineering
headed by Prof. Dr. Jan Vahrenhold
04/12-07/14
Research assistant at the WWU Münster
Group: Effiziente Algorihmen und Algorithm Engineering
headed by Prof. Dr. Jan Vahrenhold
02/11-03/12
Research assistant at the TU Dortmund
Group: Grundlagen und Vermittlung der Informatik
headed by Prof. Dr. Jan Vahrenhold

Research Stays

09/14
Carleton University, Canada
School of Computer Science
Group of Prof. Dr. Jörg-Rüdiger Sack
Supported by DAAD
03/14-04/14
Carleton University, Canada
School of Computer Science
Group of Prof. Dr. Jörg-Rüdiger Sack
Supported by DAAD
09/12
Carleton University, Canada
School of Computer Science
Group of Prof. Dr. Jörg-Rüdiger Sack

Reviewing Activities

I have been reviewer for the following Journals and Conferences:

  • Computational Geometry: Tnheory and Applications
  • Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU)
  • European Symposium of Algorithms (ESA)
  • European Workshop on Computational Geometry (EuroCG)
  • International Colloqium on Automata, Languages, and Programming (ICALP)
  • International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation (ISAAC)
  • International Symposium of Computational Geometry (SoCG)
  • Journal of Computational Geometry (JoCG)
  • Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision (JMIV)
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Scandinavian Symposium and Workshops on Algorithm Theory (SWAT)
  • Symposium on Theoretical Aspects of Computer Science (STACS)
  • Symposium on Theory of Computing (STOC)

Revieweing activities for research funding organizations:

  • The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)