Svenja Schalthöfer

Svenja Schalthöfer


Mathematische Grundlagen der Informatik
RWTH Aachen
D-52056 Aachen
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I worked as a research assistant at the Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science group from February 2014 to January 2019, and obtained my PhD in January 2019.
My research interests include:
  • Descriptive Complexity Theory
  • Logics for Logspace
  • Choiceless Polynomial Time


  • "Friedrich Wilhelm Preis" for my Master's thesis "Computing on Abstract Structures with Logical Interpretations"
  • Nominated for the Computer Science Department's Teaching Award for the course "Mathematical Logic"
  • Activities

    • Member of the Examination Board (Prüfungsausschuss) and the Teaching Committee (Kommission für Lehre) of the Department of Computer Science
    • Organiser of the first joint conference of student unions for the subjects mathematics, physics and computer science (summer term 2015)
    • Instructor at "Girl's Day"
    • Mentor for international students as part of the International Office's BeBuddy programme


    Recent Publications

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