Research Interests

  • Stochastic Processes
  • Distributed Computation
  • Online Algorithms
  • Energy-Resource Allocation

Recent Positions

2016–current

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.

Hosted by Prof. Dr. Petra Berenbrink.

2015–2016

Postdoctoral Researcher, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada.

Hosted by Prof. Dr. Petra Berenbrink and Prof. Dr. Funda Ergun. Supported by a PIMS Post-doctoral Fellowship.

2014–2015

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

Hosted by Prof. Dr. Kirk Pruhs and supported by a scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service.

2010–2014

Research Associate, University of Paderborn, Paderborn, Germany.

Ph.D. studies, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Friedhelm Meyer auf der Heide.

Recent Professional Duties

2016

Organization of the 2nd SFU Postdoctoral Research Day

2015–2016

Vice-President Operations and Finance in SFU’s Postdoctoral Association

2014–2015

Programm Committee Member of the 27th ACM Symposium on Parallelism in Algorithms and Architectures (SPAA 2015)

2011–2014

Member of the CRC 901’s Coordination Committee

2013

Co-organizer of the 65. “Theory Day” (GI Workshop on Complexity & Algorithms)

Teaching

WS 2016/17

Two Algorithmic Seminars at the University of Hamburg

Two seminar courses, each with 20 students. Students have to prepare (under my supervision) a talk and a short written thesis about a research topic.

Jul 2015

Co-held SFU Undergraduate/Graduate Course CMPT-305/705.

Lecture Series on Approximation Algorithms. Rest of course given by Prof. Dr. Petra Berenbrink.

May–Jun 2015

Co-held SFU Graduate Course CMPT-881.

Special Topics in Theoretical Computing Science. With Prof. Dr. Petra Berenbrink.

Topic: Analysis of Randomized Algorithms.

Education

2010–2014

Dr. rer. nat., University of Paderborn, Germany.

Ph.D. in Computer Science.

2004–2010

Dipl.-Math., University of Paderborn, Germany.

Studies in Mathematics, comparable with master’s degree.

2008–2010

M.Sc., University of Paderborn, Germany.

Studies in Computer Science.

2004–2008

B.Sc., University of Paderborn, Germany.

Studies in Computer Science.

Publications

See my Google Scholar or DBLP page.