Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Gert-Martin Greuel


E-Mail: greuel (at)

Research Interests

  • Singularity Theory
  • Computer Algebra
  • Algebraic Geometry
  • Complex Analysis

Algebra, Geometry & Computer Algebra Group

Editorial Activities

2004 - 2013 Editor in Chief of the Oberwolfach Reports
seit 2004  Associate Editor of Revista Mathematica Complutense
seit 2009  Editor of the Ergebnisse der Mathematik und ihrer Grenzgebiete
2012 - 2015 Editor in Chief of Zentralblatt MATH
seit 2013  Editor of Journal of Software for Algebra and Geometry


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Curriculum Vitae

born 1944 in Köslin
1965-1971 Studies of Mathematics and Physics at Göttingen and Zurich (ETH)
1971  Diplom at the University of Göttingen
1971-1973 Scientific assistant at the University of Göttingen
1973  Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.) at the University of Göttingen
1973-1980 Scientific assistant at the University of Bonn
1980  Habilitation at the University of Bonn
1980  Professor at the University of Osnabrück
1981-2010 Professor at the University of Kaiserslautern (today: RPTU)
since 1993 Head of the Centre for Computer Algebra at the Univ. of Kaiserslautern
1993-2015 Speaker of the ombudsboard at the University of Kaiserslautern
2002-2013 Director of the MFO (Oberwolfach)
2010-2015 Senior research professor at TU Kaiserslautern
2010-2013 Chair of the European Research Centres on Mathematics (ERCOM)
2012-2015 Editor in Chief of Zentralblatt MATH (zbMATH)
2013-2015 Member of the Executive Committee of the EMS


2004 The first Richard D. Jenk's Memorial Prize for Excellence in Software Engineering for Computer Algebra goes to the Singular Team.
2009 Honorary doctorate of the Leibniz University Hannover
2011 Honorary member of the Real Sociedad Matematica Espanola (RSME)
2013 Media prize Mathematics (joint with Andreas Matt) of the Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung (DMV)

  1. Günter Schneider (1987): "Monodromie und Schnittform zu einer Vermutung von E. Brieskorn".
  2. Ursula Franzen (1989): "Über die Idealklassenmonoide eindimensionaler Cohen-Macaulay-Ringe".
  3. Albert Schappert (1990): "Kurvensingularitäten und Isomorphieklassen von Moduln".
  4. Christoph Lossen (1998): "Geometrie äquisingulärer Familien von Kurven auf Flächen".
  5. Thomas Markwig (né Keilen, 2001): "Families of Curves with Prescribed Singularities".
  6. Mathias Schulze (2002): "Algorithmic Gauss-Manin Connection - Algorithms to Compute Hodge-theoretic Invariants of Isolated Hypersurface Singularities".
  7. Igor Burban (2003): "Abgeleitete Kategorien und Matrixprobleme".
  8. Eric Westenberger (2004): "Families of Hypersurfaces with Many Prescribed Singularities".
  9. Tim Wichmann (2004): "Symbolische Reduktionsverfahren für nichtlineare DAE-Systeme".
  10. Viktor Levandovskyy (2005): "Non-commutative Computer Algebra for polynomial algebras: Groebner bases, applications and implementation".
  11. David Ilsen (2006): "Algebraic and Combinatorial Algorithms for Translinear Network Synthesis".
  12. Lesya Bodnarchuk (2007): "Stable Vector Bundles over Singular Curves".
  13. Oleksandr Manzyuk (2007): "A_infty-Bimodules and Serre A_infty-Functors".
  14. Stanislav Bulygin (2009): "Polynomial System Solving for Decoding Linear Codes and Algebraic Cryptanalysis".
  15. Yousra Boubakri (2009): "Hypersurface Singularities in Positive Characteristic".
  16. Cong Trinh Le (2009): "On Deformation and Normalization of Families of Singularities".
  17. Michael Brickenstein (2010): "Boolean Gröbner bases - Theory, Algorithms and Applications".
  18. Oleksandr Motsak (2010): "Graded commutative algebra and related structures in SINGULAR with applications".
  19. Oliver Schmidt (2010): "Structure-Exploiting Coupled Symbolic-Numerical Model Reduction for Electrical Networks".
  20. Oliver Wienand (2011): "Algorithms for Symbolic Computation and their Applications - Standard Bases over Rings and Rank Tests in Statistics".
  21. Hong Duc Nguyen (2013): "Classification of Singularities in Positive Characteristic".
  22. Thuy Pham (2016): "On Finite Determinacy of Hypersurface Singularities and Matrices in Arbitrary Characteristic".