Martin Grötschel, was Professor of Mathematics at the TU Berlin and President of the Konrad Zuse Center for Information Technology until 2015. From 2015 to 2020 he was president of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. His research focuses on optimisation, discrete mathematics and operations research - with close links to computer science and application areas such as transport, logistics, telecommunications, chip design, energy and flexible manufacturing. He is strongly committed to the promotion of Open Science and Digital Humanities.
From 2002 to 2008 he was speaker of the DFG Research Center MATHEON. His awards include the Leibniz and Beckurts Prize, the Dantzig, Fulkerson and John von Neumann Theory Prize, as well as several honorary doctorates and academy memberships.
Member of the Advisory Board, Weizenbaum Institute
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