Kurt Mehlhorn#


Kurt Mehlhorn
Email:mehlhorn 'at' mpi-inf.mpg.de
Membership Number:1715
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:INFORMATICS
Username:kmehlhorn
Homepage: http://www.mpi-inf.mpg.de/~mehlhorn





Present and Previous Positions
  • 1995 Cofounder (together with Stefan Näher and Christian Uhrig) Algorithmic Solutions GmbH
  • 1990 - present Director, Max-Planck-Institut for Computer Science in Saarbrücken
  • 1975 - present Professor of Computer Science,Universität des Saarlandes
  • 1974 - 1975 Research Associate at Universität des Saarlandes, Dept. of Computer Science

Fields of Scholarship
  • Data structures
  • Graph algorithms
  • Computational geometry
  • Parallel algorithms
  • Implementation of algorithms
  • Algorithm engineering
  • Natural computation
  • Software libraries

Honours and Awards
  • 1986 Leibniz-Award, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • 1989 Humboldt-Award for German-French Cooperation
  • 1994 Karl-Heinz-Beckurts-Award
  • 1995 Member of Academia Europaea
  • 1995 Konrad-Zuse-Medal
  • 1999 Fellow, Association for Computing Machinery
  • 2001 Member of Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • 2002 Honorary Doctorate Degree, Otto-von-Guericke Universität
  • 2004 Member of Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina
  • 2004 Member of acatech, Konvent Technikwissenschaften
  • 2006 Honorary Doctorate Degree, University of Waterloo, Canada, picture
  • 2008 Honorary Doctorate Degree, Aarhus University,Denmark, announcement, pictures
  • 2010 EATCS-Award
  • 2012 ACM Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award
  • 2012 Corresponding member, Bavarian Academy of Sciences (Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften)
  • 2014 Erasmus-Medal of European Academy


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