Christine Bessenrodt

Curriculum Vitae (short version)

Education and degrees:
1964 - 1975 school attendance, high school exam (Abitur);
1975 - 1977 study of mathematics and physics at the University of Düsseldorf;
1977 - 1979 study of mathematics and physics at the University of Essen;
1979 Diploma (mathematics) at the University of Essen;
1980 Dr.rer.nat. (mathematics) at the University of Essen;
1988 Habilitation (mathematics) at the University of Duisburg.

Scientific career:
1980 - 1981 Research Assistant at the University of Essen;
1981 - 1990 Research Assistant and Assistant Professor at the University of Duisburg (on leave 1982-83 and 1987-89);
1982 - 1983 Visiting Researcher at the University of Illinois at Urbana with a DFG Postdoctoral fellowship;
1987 - 1989 DFG Research Assistant in the DFG research center Representation Theory at the University of Essen;
1990 (summer term) Acting Professor at the University of Duisburg;
1990 - 1993 Heisenberg Fellow of the DFG;
1993 - 2002 Professor for Algebra at the University of Magdeburg;
1994 - 1996 Vice Chair of the Department of Mathematics;
1995 - 1998 Member of the Council on Science and Research of the state Sachsen-Anhalt;
2002             Call to a Professorship for Algebra at the University of Paderborn (declined);
since 2002    Professor for Algebra and Number Theory at the University of Hannover;
2005 - 2010 Director of the Institute for Algebra, Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics;
2010 - 2012 Deputy Director of the Institute for Algebra, Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics;
2012 - today Director of the Institute for Algebra, Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics;
2005 - 2011 Member of the Advisory Council of the KMathF (Conference of Mathematics Departments);
2007 - 2010 Member of the DFG Senate Committee and the Grants Committee on Research Training Groups;
April 2013 - March 2015 Dean of Study Affairs at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics.
Awards and fellowships:
1976 - 1980 Fellow of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (support of study and doctoral study);
1981            Award for excellent Ph.D. thesis in the academic year 1980/81 of the University of Essen;
1982 - 1983 Postdoctoral research grant by the DFG
1989            Heisenberg fellowship awarded.

Address:
Prof. Dr. C. Bessenrodt
Institut für Algebra, Zahlentheorie und Diskrete Mathematik
Fakultät für Mathematik und Physik
Leibniz Universität Hannover
Welfengarten 1
D-30167 Hannover
Germany
Tel: +49-511-762-3294 (-3337 Hiltrud Trottenberg)
email: bessen at math.uni-hannover.de