Matthias Gehnen
Office: Room 4105b, Erweiterungsbau E1 of the Computer Science Center (2353|105b)
Office hours: with appointment
Phone: +49-241-80-21132

Currently, I am a PhD Student and research assistant in the Theoretical Computer Science group.


This summer term I am organizing the course Datastructures and Algorithms.

In the past, I worked in various ways for the following courses:

In 2022 and 2023 I was the leader of the RWTH-team at the International Mathematics Competition. Furthermore, I was an organizer of the Competitive Programming Contest at RWTH Aachen.

Supervised Theses

The following thesis projects were completed already:

Publications and Talks

In addition, you might have seen my talks at the Workshop on Recent Trends in Online Algorithms (ICALP 2023), the Dutch Day on Optimization 2023 or the Seminar on Graphs and Optimization at LaBRI

Scholarships and Awards


Before starting in the Theory Group, I studied mathematics with minors in economics and computer science at RWTH Aachen University. I obtained my masters degree with honors in december 2020.