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Hannah Bast: Short CV

1988 - 1994 Studies in Computer Science and Mathematics at the Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken.
03/1990 Bachelor's degree (Vordiplom) in Mathematics.
10/1990 Bachelor's degree (Vordiplom) in Computer Science.
11/1994 Master's degree (Dipl.-inform.) in Computer Science; Title of master's thesis: Fast Parallel Space Allocation, Estimation and Integer Sorting; Advisor: Torben Hagerup.
02/2000 Ph.D. (Dr.-ing.) in Computer Science; Title of dissertation: Provably Optimal Scheduling of Similar Tasks; Advisor: Kurt Mehlhorn.
06/2000 Awarded the Otto-Hahn-Medal 1999 of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (for outstanding work by young scientists).
10/2001 Awarded the Dr. Eduard Martin Preis 2000 of the Universität des Saarlandes (for outstanding dissertation).
02/2007 Won the Teaching Innovation Award from the CS department of the Universität des Saarlandes (for lecture on Suffix Arrays WS06/07).
10/2007 Awarded the Heinz-Billing Award (together with Stefan Funke, for our work on ultrafast shortest paths in road networks).
12/2007 Awarded the Dr. Meyer-Struckmann-Wissenschaftspreis (for the work on efficient search in very large databases).
10/2008 Awarded the SaarLB Wissenschaftspreis (together with Stefan Funke, for our work on ultrafast routing in road networks).
10/2008 Awarded the Alcatel-Lucent Forschungspreis Technische Kommunikation (for the work on fast and intelligent search, in particular CompleteSearch).
2000 - 2009 Researcher at the Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik, head of research group on Information Retrieval and Applied Algorithmics (since 2007, W2).
2008 - 2009 Visiting scientist at Google Zürich (04/2008 - 07/2009)
09/2009 Full professor (W3), University of Freiburg, Chair for Algorithms and Data Structures.