**Prof. Dr. Thorsten Theobald**

FB 12 - Institut für Mathematik

Goethe-Universität

Robert-Mayer-Str. 10

D-60325 Frankfurt am Main

Phone: +49-69-798-28188

E-mail: theobald AT math.uni-frankfurt.de

Office: 811

Office hour/Sprechstd.: Nach Lehrveranstaltungen oder n.V.

### Research interests:

- Geometry (discrete, computational, real algebraic, tropical)
- Discrete and computer-oriented mathematics
- Polynomial equations
- Optimization
- Algorithms and complexity

Publications (here: books, here: articles)

### Events and interesting information:

- The SIAM Journal on Applied Algebra and Geometry (SIAGA) has started to accept submissions - the goal of this new journal is to attract the very best papers in this broad area. I am one of the associate editors.
- Foundations of Computational Mathematics, Barcelona, July 10-19, 2017
- MEGA 2017, Nice, June 12-16, 2017
- Dagstuhl seminar Algorithms and Effectivity in Tropical Mathematics and Beyond, November 27 - December 2, 2016
- Symposium Discrete Mathematics 2016, FU Berlin, July 15-16, 2016
- A Darmstadt-Frankfurt Afternoon on Optimization, at TU Darmstadt, June 10, 2016
- DMV/GAMM Joint Annual Meeting 2016, Section S26: Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, Braunschweig, March 7-11, 2016
- During May 9-10, 2014, I co-organized the Symposium Discrete Mathematics 2014 in Frankfurt.
- During June 3-7, 2013, I chaired the organisation of the conference MEGA 2013: Effective Methods in Algebraic Geometry in Frankfurt.

With M. Joswig: Polyhedral and Algebraic Methods in Computational Geometry, Springer, Universitext, 2013 (Revised translation of the German version).

Book edited (with I. Emiris, F. Sottile): Nonlinear Computational Geometry, IMA Volume, Springer, 2009.

With S. Iliman: Einführung in die computerorientierte Mathematik mit Sage. (In German). Springer Spektrum, 2016. Homepage of the book.

### Ph.D. students and postdocs:

### Some professional activities:

- Member of the Executive Committee of the Discrete Mathematics Section of the DMV (Deutsche Mathematiker-Vereinigung)
- Member of the Advisory Board of MEGA (Effective Methods in Algebraic Geometry) conference series
- Editorial board member of Beiträge zur Algebra und Geometrie/Contributions to Algebra and Geometry