• Åbogade 34, 5335, 321

    8200 Aarhus N


1995 …2023

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Gerth Stølting Brodal is a Professor at the Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University, Denmark (since January 2016). He received his PhD in computer science in 1997 from Aarhus University for the thesis “Worst Case Efficient Data Structures”. From 1997 to 1998 he was a PostDoc in the group of Kurt Mehlhorn at the Max-Planck-Institute for Computer Science in Saarbrücken, Germany. 1998–2005 he was affiliated with BRICS (Center for Basic Research in Computer Science) located at the Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University. 2004–2015 he was an Associate Professor (tenured) at the Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University. March 2007–December 2017 he was affiliated with MADALGO (Center for Massive Data Algorithmics), Aarhus University, founded by the Danish National Research Foundation.

His main research interests are the design and analysis of algorithms and data structures. He has done work on fundamental data structures, including dictionaries and priority queues, persistent data structures, computational geometry, graph algorithms, string algorithms, I/O-efficient and cache-oblivious algorithms and data structures, algorithm engineering, and computational biology.

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  • Algorithms and Data Structures


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