Chair 11: ALGORITHM ENGINEERING

Currently, the chair for Algorithm Engineering consists of three research groups:

Algorithm Engineering cycle
Prof. Dr. Kevin Buchin: Algorithm Engineering (Chair), starting Nov. 2021

  • algorithm engineering
  • computational geometry
  • spatial networks
  • algorithms for GIS
  • algorithms for motion planning


Schwefel's function
Prof. Dr. Günter Rudolph: Computational Intelligence

  • Multi-objective Optimization and Industrial Optimization
  • Evolutionary Computation
  • Digital Entertainment Technologies
  • Music Data Analysis
  • Artificial Neural Networks and Fuzzy Systems


Prof. Dr. Johannes Fischer: Algorithmic Foundations and Education in Computer Science

  • algorithm engineering
  • text indexing
  • succinct data structures
  • (lower) secondary computer science education
  • algorithms for Big Data
  • parallel algorithms


Former research groups are:

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Prof. Dr. Petra Mutzel: Algorithm Engineering:
now at University of Bonn: Computational Analytics at Bonn University

  • Algorithm Engineering, in particular graph algorithms and data structures
  • Computational Analytics
  • Algorithmic Data Analysis, Graph Mining
  • Combinatorial Optimization (polynomial time and ILP-based)
  • Network Design and Optimization
  • Graph and Network Visualization
  • Analysis of chemical structures and biological networks


Prof. Dr. Sven Rahmann: Bioinformatics
Sven Rahmann is now chair of Genome Informatics at the University of Duisburg-Essen. The group continues teaching courses and several research projects at TU Dortmund, supported by a University Alliance Ruhr professorship, supported by Mercator Research Center Ruhr (MERCUR).

  • Efficient algorithms for large biological datasets in genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics
  • Analysis of high-throughput sequencing data (e.g., Illumina, Nanopore, etc.)
  • Engineering of hashing algorithms, e.g. multi-way Cuckoo hashing
  • Reconstruction and analysis of complex biological networks, especially protein hypernetworks (protein networks with additional constraints)
  • Algorithmic statistics in bioinformatics and applications of combinatorial optimization in bioinformatics

The chair for Algorithm Engineering was founded in 1985. Professor Hans-Paul Schwefel was head of the chair (called Systemanalyse) until his retirement in 2006.

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