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Organizers of a 2011 MFO workshop on combinatorics, left to right: Jeff Kahn, Benjamin Sudakov, Angelika Steger

Angelika Steger (born 1962) is a mathematician and computer scientist whose research interests include graph theory, randomized algorithms, and approximation algorithms. She is a professor at ETH Zurich.

Education and career

After earlier studies at the University of Freiburg and Heidelberg University, Steger earned a master's degree from Stony Brook University in 1985. She completed a doctorate from the University of Bonn in 1990, under the supervision of Hans Jürgen Prömel, with a dissertation on random combinatorial structures, and earned her habilitation from Bonn in 1994. After a visiting position at the University of Kiel, she became a professor at the University of Duisburg in 1995, moved to the Technical University of Munich in 1996, and moved again to ETH Zurich in 2003.


Steger is the author of a German-language textbook on combinatorics:

and a monograph on the Steiner tree problem:


Steger was elected to the Academy of Sciences Leopoldina in 2007. She was an invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians in 2014.

See also

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