Gerhard Woeginger#

Gerhard Woeginger
Sadly, this member passed away.
Membership Number:3928
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:THE NETHERLANDS

Gerhard Woeginger passed away April 1, 2022.

Positions Held
  • 2004 - now Full professor, TU Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • 2012/2013 Humboldt visiting professor, TU Berlin, Germany,
  • 2001 - 2004 Full professor, University of Twente, Netherlands
  • 1997 - 2001 Associate professor, TU Graz, Austria
  • 1991 - 1997 Assistant professor, TU Graz, Austria,

Fields of Scholarship
  • Algorithmics
  • Computational complexity
  • Operations research
  • Combinatorial optimization

Honours and Awards
  • October 1996: ‘START’ award of the Austrian Ministry of Science. Project Y43-MAT ‘Combinatorial Approximation Algorithms’, TU Graz, Austria, March 1997 – August 2002
  • December 2004: ‘VICI’ award of NWO (Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek). Project ‘Exact and parametric computation’, TU Eindhoven, Netherlands, 2005–2010
  • 2008 Glover-Klingman Prize for the two-paper series “The computational complexity of graph contractions, I and II”, jointly authored with Asaf Levin and Daniel Paulusma
  • IJCAI 2011 Distinguished Paper Award for the paper “Unweighted coalitional manipulation under the Borda rule is NP-hard” jointly authored with Nadja Betzler and Rolf Niedermeier
  • November 2011: Humboldt Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany)
  • December 2013: Zwaartekracht grant of NWO (Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek). Project ‘Networks’, jointly with Mark de Berg, Sem Borst, Onno Boxma, Harry Buhrman, Remco van der Hofstad, Frank den Hollander, Anton Koonen, Johan van Leeuwaarden, Michel Mandjes, and Lex Schrijver

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