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Lenzen, Christoph

Christoph Lenzen


Head of Theory of Distributed and Embedded Systems Group


Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik
Department 1: Algorithms and Complexity
Campus E1 4, Room 308
66123 Saarbrücken
Germany

Email: clenzen@mpi-inf.mpg.de
Phone: +49 681 9325 1008
Fax: +49 681 9325 199


News

I've organized the HDT workshop.

Stephan Friedrichs graduated. Congratulations!

I talked about hardware clock synchronization at SIROCCO 2017.


Research Interests

Theory of Distributed Computing, in particular clock synchronization, randomized load balancing, routing, graph problems (e.g. dominating sets, maximal independent sets, coloring), fault-tolerance, and algorithms in hardware.


Short CV

since August 2017: I'm the PI of the ERC starting grant project "A Theory of Reliable Hardware." since July 2014: Group Leader at MPI Saarbruecken.
2013 - June 2014: Postdoctoral fellow at MIT CSAIL, with Nancy Lynch.
2012: Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Weizmann Institute of Science, with David Peleg.
2011: Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, with Danny Dolev.
2011: Ph.D. degree from ETH Zurich. Thesis: Synchronization and Symmetry Breaking in Distributed Systems.
2007-2010: Graduate studies, Distributed Computing Group, ETH Zurich. My advisor was Roger Wattenhofer.
2007: Diploma Degree in Mathematics, University of Bonn.


Teaching

winter 2017/18: Theory of Distributed Systems

winter 2016/17: Theory of Distributed Systems

winter 2015/16: Theory of Distributed Systems

winter 2014/15: Theory of Distributed Systems


Publications