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Herbert Edelsbrunner

Herbert Edelsbrunner, Austrian computer scientist, educator, mathematician. Achievements include research in data structures and algorithms, computational geometry, discrete geometry, combinatorial topology, computational biology, scientific computation. Recipient Alan T. Waterman award National Science Foundation, 1991. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science.
  • Background

    Edelsbrunner, Herbert was born on March 14, 1958 in Graz, Styria, Austria. Son of Herbert and Berta Edelsbrunner.
  • Education

    • Master of Science in Technology Mathematics Graz University of Technology, 1980; Doctor of Philosophy in Technology Mathematics Graz University of Technology, 1982; Doctorate (honorary), Graz University of Technology, 2006.

    Career

    • Member faculty Graz University of Technology, 1981-1985, Universit√§tsassistent Institute Informationsverarbeitung, 1984-1985; assistant professor department computer science University Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1985-1987, associate professor department computer science, 1987-1990, professor department computer science, 1990-1999; arts and science professor computer science and mathematics Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, since 1999; Founder, director Raindrop Geomagic, since 1996. Author: Algorithms in Combinatorial Geometry, 1987, Geometry and Topology for Grid Generation, 2001.

    Achievements

    • research in data structures and algorithms, computational geometry, discrete geometry, combinatorial topology, computational biology, scientific computation.
    • Achievements include research in data structures and algorithms, computational geometry, discrete geometry, combinatorial topology, computational biology, scientific computation.
    • Achievements include research in data structures and algorithms, computational geometry, discrete geometry, combinatorial topology, computational biology, scientific computation.

    Membership

    • American Association for the Advancement of Science

    Connections

    • Spouse Ping Fu, November 14, 1991.
    • Mother: Berta
    • Father: Herbert
    Born March 14, 1958
    (age 57)
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    • 1980
      studied at Graz University Tech., Tech. Math., Master of Science
    • 1982
      studied at Graz University Tech., Tech. Math., Doctor of Philosophy
    • 2006
      studied at Graz University Tech., DOCTORATE
    • associate, professor department computer science
    • professor, department computer science
    • 1981 - 1985
      Member, faculty Graz University Tech.
    • 1984 - 1985
      Member, faculty Graz University Tech.
    • 1985 - 1987
      assistant, professor department computer science University Illinois
    • 1999
      arts and science professor, computer science and mathematics Duke University
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