Günter M. Ziegler

Günter Ziegler is a professor of mathematics at Freie Universität, Berlin. His work connects discrete mathematics, geometry, topology, and optimization. He received numerous prizes, among them a 2001 Leibniz Prize for his research and the Communicator Award in the year 2008, when he was a co-organizer of the "Year of Mathematics" in Germany. His writing includes "Proofs from THE BOOK," which has been published in 14 different languages by now.