Susanne Albers

ALLEA Board Member | Leopoldina & Union of the German Academies of Sciences and Humanities

Susanne Albers is Professor of computer science at the Technische Universität München. She studied mathematics, computer science and business administration at the University of Osnabrück. Thereafter, she moved to Saarland University and the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, first as a Ph.D. student and subsequently as a senior researcher. Her research interests are in the field of efficient algorithms. The focus of her scientific work is the design and analysis of online and approximation algorithms. She was awarded the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize in 2008. In 2016 she received an ERC Advanced Grant. She is a member of Leopoldina, the German National Academy of Sciences, and the Academy of Sciences and Literature in Mainz.