Peter Schenzel was born in 1949 in Germany. He studied mathematics and physics at the Martin Luther University in Halle. In 1976, he received his Ph.D. degree (summa cum laude) in algebra from the same university. In 1978, he served as a Research Fellow at the University of Warsaw, Poland. In 1979, he finished his Habilitation titled "Dualizing complexes and Buchsbaum rings" which was published in 1982. Since 1976, he assumed several positions at the Department of Mathematics at the Martin Luther University in Halle. In 1988, he became an Assistant Professor of algebra and geometry at the same university. Since 1976, he has been receiving several invitations for meetings and lectures worldwide. In 1995, he became an Assistant Professor at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the Martin Luther University in Halle. Apart from his work in algebraic geometry, he is now interested also in computer graphics, computational methods, and scientific visualization.
Biography Updated on 31 March 2011