Sandra Kiefer joins MPI-SWS
Sandra Kiefer has joined MPI-SWS as a research group leader, effective April 1, 2022. Her research interests include algorithmic and structural graph theory as well as logic in computer science, with a recent focus on the applicability of tools from these areas to the study of biochemical networks.
Sandra obtained her Ph.D. from RWTH Aachen University. For her work on combinatorial and logical approaches to graph comparison, she received the Ackermann Award 2020, the EACSL Outstanding Dissertation Award for Logic in Computer Science. After her Ph.D. studies, Sandra was a postdoctoral researcher at RWTH and at the University of Warsaw. She holds Bachelor’s degrees in Bioinformatics and Mathematics and a Master’s degree in Mathematics from Goethe University Frankfurt. She has also completed an M.Ed. degree in Mathematics and Spanish.