Franz Aurenhammer

Franz Aurenhammer (born September 25, 1957) is an Austrian computational geometer known for his research in computational geometry on Voronoi diagrams, straight skeletons, and related structures. He is a professor in the Institute for Theoretical Computer Science of Graz University of Technology.[1]

Aurenhammer earned a diploma in technical mathematics from Graz University of Technology in 1982, and completed his doctorate there in 1984 and his habilitation in 1989.[1] His doctoral dissertation was jointly supervised by Hermann Maurer and Herbert Edelsbrunner.[2] He was on the faculty at Graz as an assistant professor from 1985 to 1989, and returned in 1992 as a full professor.[1]