Mikkel Thorup, Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen

Head of Center for Efficient Algorithms and Data structures



Mikkel Thorup (born 1965) has a D.Phil. from Oxford University from 1993. From 1993 to 1998 he was at the University of Copenhagen. From 1998 to 2013 he was at AT&T Labs-Research. Since 2013 he has been back as Professor at the University of Copenhagen and Head of Center for Efficient Algorithms and Data Structures (EADS) supported by an Advanced Grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research. Mkkel Thorup is a Fellow of the ACM and of AT&T, and a Member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters. He is co-winner of the 2011 MAA Robbins Award and winner of the 2015 Villum Kann Rasmussen Award for Technical and Scientific Research, which is Denmark's biggest individual prize for research. His main work is in algorithms and data structures and he is the editor of this area for the Journal of the ACM. One of his best-known results is a linear-time algorithm for the single-source shortest paths problem in undirected graphs.

Papers and CV

Full cv with publications.
List of papers in DBLP. This includes links to free CoRR/arXiv version of most recent papers.
List of papers in Google Scholar. This includes citations etc.

Office address

Department of Computer Science
University of Copenhagen
Universitetsparken 5
2100 Copenhagen East
Denmark

Phone: (+45) 2117 9123
Email: mikkel2thorup@gmail.com