Gradschool students have the unique opportunity to collaborate with some 200 researchers at the postdoctoral or professorial level and more than 320 fellow doctoral students working in virtually all areas of computer science. Find out more about potential Advisors in Saarbrücken! Click on the names below.


Prof. Dr. Michael Backes, Information Security and Cryptography
Prof. Dr. Markus Bläser, Computational Complexity

Prof. Dr. Vera Demberg, Models of Human Language Processing and their Application to Dialogue Systems
Prof. Dr. Jens Dittrich, Information Systems
Prof. Dr. Peter Druschel, Distributed Systems
Prof. Dr. Bernd Finkbeiner, Reactive Systems

Prof. Paul Francis, Privacy Issues in Online Tracking

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Hack, Programming

Prof. Dr. Matthias Hein, Machine Learning
Prof. Dr. Volkhard Helms, Bioinformatics
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thorsten Herfet, Telecommunications
Prof. Dr. Holger Hermanns, Dependable Systems and Software
Prof. Dr. Joachim Hertel, Software

Prof. Dr. Jörg Hoffmann, Automated Planning
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Günter Hotz, Emeritus

Prof. Dr. Andreas Keller, Clinical Bioinformatics
Prof. Dr. Dietrich Klakow, Spoken Language Systems
Prof. Dr. Antonio Krüger, Ubiquitous Media Technologies
Prof. Dr. Thomas Lengauer, Computational Biology and Applied Algorithmics
Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Lenhof, Bioinformatics

Prof. Dr. Matteo Maffei, Language-Based Security

Prof. Rupak Majumdar, Computer-aided verification and control of reactive, real-time, hybrid, and probabilistic systems

Prof. Dr. Tobias Marschall, Algorithms for Computational Genomics
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Kurt Mehlhorn, Algorithms and Complexity

Prof. Dr. Joel Ouaknine, Automated verification of real-time, probabilistic, and infinite-state systems
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang J. Paul, Computer Architecture and Parallel Computing
Prof. Dr. Manfred Pinkal, Computational Linguistics

Prof. Dr. Jan Reineke, Real-time and embedded systems

Prof. Dr. Christian Rossow, System Security
Prof. Dr. Bernt Schiele, Computer Vision and Multimodal Computing
Prof. Dr. Günter Schmidt, Operations Research and Business Informatics
Prof. Dr. Frank-Olaf Schreyer, Algebraic Geometry and Computer Algebra

Prof. Dr. Raimund Seidel, Theoretical Computer Science
Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Seidel, Computer Graphics
Prof. Dr. Jörg H. Siekmann, Artificial Intelligence
Prof. Dr. Philipp Slusallek, Agents and Simulated Reality
Prof. Dr. Gert Smolka, Programming Systems

Prof. Dr. Christoph Sorge, Legal Informatics, IT Security and Privacy

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Steimle, Embodied Interaction

Prof. Dr. Christian Theobalt, 3D Video and Vision-based Graphics
Prof. Dr. Hans Uszkoreit, Computational Linguistics
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang Wahlster, Artificial Intelligence
Prof. Dr. Joachim Weickert, Mathematical Image Analysis
Prof. Dr. Christoph Weidenbach, Automation of Logic
Prof. Dr. Gerhard Weikum, Databases and Information Systems
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Reinhard Wilhelm, Programming Languages and Compiler Construction

Prof. Dr. Verena Wolf, Analysis of Markovian Models
Prof. Dr. Andreas Zeller, Software Engineering


Junior Faculty

Dr. Björn Andres, Combinatorial Image Analysis

Dr. Jasmin Christian Blanchette, Automated Reasoning, Automatic Theorem Provers, Higher-Order Logic

Dr. Björn Brandenburg, Real-Time Systems

Dr. Andreas Bulling, Perceptual User Interfaces

Dr. Eva Darulová, Programming languages, software verification, approximate computing
Dr. Holger Dell, Foundations of Exact Algorithms

Dr. Piotr Didyk, Perception, Display, and Fabrication

Dr. Derek Dreyer, Type Systems and Functional Programming Group

Dr. Mario Fritz, Scalable Learning and Perception

Dr. Deepak Garg, Computer security and privacy, formal logic, programming languages
Dr. Krishna Gummadi, Networked Systems Research Group

Dr. Alexis Heloir, Sign Language Synthesis and Interaction

Dr. Helmut Horacek

Dr. Christian Ikenmeyer, Algebraic and geometric complexity theory

Dr. Olga Kalinina, Computational Biology and Applied Algorithmics

Dr. Andreas Karrenbauer, Integer Programming, Combinatorial Optimization, Applied and Industrial Discrete Optimization

Dr. Matthias Klusch, Agents and Simulated Reality

Dr. Christoph Lenzen, Theory of Distributed Computing

Dr. Pauli Miettinen, Algorithmic Data Analysis

Dr. Karol Myszkowski, Computer Graphics

Dr. Manuel Gomez Rodriguez, Methods for the analysis and modeling of large real-world networks

Dr. Michael Sagraloff, Algebraic Geometry, Non-Linear Computational Geometry

Dr. Marcel Schulz, High-Throughput Genomics and Systems Biology

Dr. Ingmar Steiner, Speech Synthesis and 3D Models of Articulation

Dr. Thomas Sturm, Automated Reasoning and Nonlinear Arithmetic

Dr. Viktor Vafeiadis, Programming Languages and Verification

Dr. Jilles Vreeken, Exploratory Data Analysis



Former Faculty

Dr. Mario Albrecht, Molecular Networks in Medical Bioinformatics

Dr. Jan Baumbach, Computational Biology

Dr. Klaus Berberich, Information Retrieval, Data Mining

Dr. Andrés Bruhn, Vision and Image Processing

Prof. Dr. Benjamin Doerr, Algorithms and Complexity

Dr. Rainer Gemulla, Scalable Management of Uncertain Data

Dr. Jiong Guo, Efficient Algorithms for Hard Problems

Prof. Dr. Christian Hammer, Cyber security lab, Language-based Security

Dr. Klaus Hildebrandt, Applied Geometry

Dr. Andreas Hildebrandt, Protein-Protein Interactions and Computational Proteomics

Dr. Martin Hoefer, Dynamic Coordination in Large Networks

Dr. Ivo Ihrke, Generalized Image Acquisition and Analysis

Dr. Aniket Kate, Privacy, Anonymity and Accountability; Distributed Cryptography and Applications

Dr. Michael Kerber, Algorithms in Algebraic Topology and Computational Geometry

Dr. Michael Kipp, Embodied Agents

Dr. Jens Krüger, Interactive Visualization and Data Analysis

Dr. Alice McHardy, Computational Genomics and Epidemiology

Dr. Nicole Megow, Combinatorial optimization, Approximation algorithms, Uncertainty models

Dr. Sebastian Michel, Querying, Indexing, and Discovery in Dynamic Data

Dr. Meinard Müller, Multimedia Information Retrieval and Music Processing

Dr. Antti Oulasvirta, Human-Computer Interaction

Dr. Nico Pfeifer, Statistical Learning in Computational Biology

Dr. Ruzica Piskac, Synthesis, Analysis and Automated Reasoning

Dr. Tobias Ritschel, Rendering and GPUs

Dr. Rodrigo Rodrigues, Dependable Systems

Dr. Thomas Sauerwald, Randomized Algorithms; Distributed Algorithms; Graph Theory

Dr. Ralf Schenkel, XML-Retrieval

Prof. Dr. Dominique Schröder, Cryptography and Computational Complexity Theory

Dr. Matthias Seeger, Probabilistic Machine Learning and Medical Image Processing
Dr. Viorica Sofronie-Stokkermans, Automation of Logic

Dr. Mauro Sozio, Distributed Data and Communities

Dr. Caroline Sporleder, Computational Modelling of Discourse and Semantics

Dr. Rob van Stee, Algorithmic Game Theory and Online Algorithms

Dr. Werner Stephan, Agents and Simulated Reality

Dr. Fabian Suchanek, Ontologies

Dr. He Sun, Pseudorandomness; Randomized Algorithms; Computational Geometry

Dr. Martin Theobald, Ranking and Uncertain Data Management

Dr. Ivan Titov, Machine Learning for Natural Language Processing

Dr. Dominique Unruh, Cryptographic Protocols

Dr. Michael Wand, Statistical Geometry Processing

Dr. Tino Weinkauf, Feature-Based Data Analysis for Computer Graphics and Visualization

Dr. Andreas Wiese, Combinatorial optimization, and Approximation algorithms

Dr. Stefanie Wuhrer, Group Non-Rigid Shape Analysis


(names in italics have taken on positions elsewhere; some are still advising their students in Saarbrücken)

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