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Information science educator

Joachim von zur Gathen, German information science educator. Recipient Distinguished Service award Association Computing Machinery, 1994, teaching award CSSU, University Toronto, 1992. Member Association Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Symbolic and Algebraic Manipulation, Special Interest Group for Automata and Computation Theory.

Background

Gathen, Joachim von zur was born on February 14, 1950 in Solingen, Germany.

Education

Diploma, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Switzerland, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Zürich, 1980.

Career

Professor University Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1981-1994, University Paderborn, Germany, 1994—2004, BIT and University Bonn, since 2004. Visiting professor University Zürich, 1984-1985, University Catolica, Santiago, Chile, 1988, Australian National University, Canberra, 1989, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, 1993, Macquarie University, Sydney, 1997, 2002, 2003, University Waterloo, Canada, 2002, University Republican Montevideo, Uruguay, 2006, 2007. Visiting researcher International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley, California, 1996.

Consultant International Business Machines Corporation Research Laboratory, Yorktown Heights, New York, 1986, University Witswatersrand, Johannesburg, 2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor-in-chief Computational Complexity, since 1991. Editor proceedings International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation, 1994, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Journal on Computing, 1995-1902, Finite Fields and Their Applications, 1995-2002, Journal Symbolic Computation, 1996-2002, Cryptography and Communications, since 2008.

Membership

Member Association Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Symbolic and Algebraic Manipulation, Special Interest Group for Automata and Computation Theory.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: languages, hiking, traveling.

Connections

Married Dorothea von zur Gathen. Children: Rafaela, Désiréest.

spouse:
Dorothea von zur Gathen

children:
Rafaela Gathen

Désiréest Gathen