Monika Henzinger

Monika Henzinger (born as Monika Rauch, 17 April 1966 in Weiden in der Oberpfalz) is a German computer scientist, and is a former director of research at Google.[1][2][3] She is currently a professor at the University of Vienna.[4] Her expertise is mainly on algorithms with a focus on data structures, algorithmic game theory, information retrieval, search algorithms and Web data mining.[5] She is married to Thomas Henzinger and has three children.


She completed her PhD in 1993 from Princeton University under the supervision of Robert Tarjan.[6] She then became an assistant professor of computer science at Cornell University, a research staff at Digital Equipment Corporation, an associate professor at the University of the Saarland, a director of research at Google, and a full professor of computer science at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. She is currently a full professor of computer science at the University of Vienna, Austria.[5]


Selected publications


  1. "Google's Research Maven - Forbes". Retrieved 2014-06-14.
  2. "Henzinger Brings Algorithm Expertise to Google -". Retrieved 2014-06-14. horizontal tab character in |title= at position 49 (help)
  3. "Monika Henzinger - Switzerland - Information". Retrieved 2014-06-14.
  4. Faculty profile, Univ. of Vienna, retrieved 2015-01-25.
  5. 1 2 3 "Academy of Europe: Henzinger Monika". Retrieved 2014-06-14.
  6. Monika Henzinger at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  7. "Academy of Europe: CV". Retrieved 2014-06-14.
  8. "Awards : European Science Foundation". Retrieved 2014-06-14.
  9. "Wolfgang Pauli Institute (WPI)". Retrieved 2014-06-14.
  10. "13 Österreicher in Academia Europaea aufgenommen", Der Standard, October 30, 2013
  11. "EATCS names 2014 fellows", Milestones: Computer Science Awards, Appointments, Communications of the ACM, 58 (1): 24, January 2015, doi:10.1145/2686734
  12. Member profile, Leopoldina, retrieved 2015-01-24.

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