Institute of Computer Science
Freie Universität Berlin
Takustraße 9
D-14195 Berlin

phone:  +49 30 838-75103
fax:  +49 30 838-75192
e-mail:  laura AT heinrich-litan.de
e-mail:  litan AT inf.fu-berlin.de

I am currently a visiting researcher of the work group Theoretical Computer Science at Freie Universität Berlin. My research interests center on Algorithms and Data Structures, in particular Computational Geometry and Combinatorial Optimization. I am interested both in theoretical issues and applications.


Ph.D. Computer Science (Dr.rer.nat.)
Freie Universität Berlin, November 2002.
Master of Science Computer Science (Dipl. Inform.)
MLU Halle-Wittenberg, April 1997.
Bachelor of Science Computer Science (Vordiplom)
MLU Halle-Wittenberg, November 1994.
Bachelor of Science Mathematics (Vordiplom)
MLU Halle-Wittenberg, November 1994.

Academic Positions

11/2002 - 03/2005 Postdoc at the Department Mathematical Optimization, TU Braunschweig
04/1999 - 10/2002 Member of the workgroup Theoretical Computer Science at Freie Universität Berlin
04/1999 - 09/2001 Graduate Student in the graduate program Computational Discrete Mathematics
05/1997 - 03/1999 Member of the workgroup Computer Engineering at MLU Halle-Wittenberg
03/1995 - 04/1997 Research Assistent in DFG research project Logic Synthesis of Random Logic Circuits, at MLU Halle-Wittenberg

Research Interests


Lineare Optimierung WS 2004/2005
Logik für Informatiker WS 2004/2005
Einführung in die Optimierung SS 2004
Lineare Optimierung WS 2003/2004
Diskrete Optimierung SS 2003
Lineare Optimierung WS 2002/2003


Accepted Papers

Papers Published in Refereed Journals

Conference Publications


Technical Reports