Professor, Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA)
Monika Henzinger is Professor at the Institute of Science and Technology, Austria, heading the research group of Theory and Applications of Algorithms. She received her PhD in 1993 from Princeton University and was an assistant professor at Cornell University, a researcher at Digital Equipment Corporation, the Director of Research at Google and a professor at EPFL, Switzerland, and a professor at the University of Vienna before moving to IST Austria. Professor Henzinger received a Dr. h. c. degree from the Technical University of Dortmund, Germany, two ERC Advanced Grants (2014 and 2021), the Wittgensteinpreis of the Austrian Science Foundation, the Carus Medal of the German Academy of Sciences, a SIGIR Test of Time Award, a Netidee SCIENCE Award of the Internet Foundation Austria, a European Young Investigator Award, an NSF CAREER Award, and a Top 25 Women on the Web Award. She is a fellow of the ACM and of the EATCS and a member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. She is an editor of the Journal of the ACM and the SIAM Journal on Computing and a member of the supervisory board of AMS OSRAM AG and of the Swiss Science Council. Her scientific work consists of over 200 scientific articles and over 80 patents.