Author Archives: Christoph Durr

Christoph Dürr is a senior researcher at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), affiliated with the Sorbonne University in Paris. After a PhD in 1996 at Paris-Sud University, he worked as for one year as a postdoc at the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley and one year in the School of Computer Science and Engineering in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel. He has worked in the fields of quantum computation, discrete tomography, algorithmic game theory, and his current research activity focuses on algorithms and optimisation. From 2007 to 2014, he taught a preparation course for programming contests at the engineering school École Polytechnique, and acts regularly as a problem setter, trainer, or competitor for various coding competitions. In addition, he loves carrot cake.