Prof. Dr. Christoph Thäle

Research interests

  • Stochastic geometry and geometric probability

  • Limit theorems for random geometric structures

  • Malliavin calculus and Stein's method

  • Convex and Integral geometry

Current teaching

Summer term 2017

  • Convex geometry
    Wednesday 8-10, NA 4/64
    Friday 8-10, NA 2/24
  • Seminar on Probabilistic Proofs in Mathematics (group 1)
    block seminar April 28 and 29
  • Seminar on Probabilistic Proofs in Mathematics (group 2)
    block seminar May 5 and 6
  • Graduate seminar on Probability theory
    Thursday 8-10, NA 4/64
  • RTG 2131 seminar
    Monday 17-18 at the campus in Dortmund

For my past teaching see here

Short CV

I am one of the principal investigators in the Research Training Group (RTG) 2131 High-Dimensional Phenomena in Probability-Fluctuations and Discontinuity.

I am a member of the DFG scientific network Cumulants, concentration and superconcentration

Editorial activities

I am member of the editorial board of the following journals

Polyhedron models

I have recently started to build models of polyhedra in 3 and projections of polyhedra in 4 dimensional space. I am still trying to complete this list, but you might check the current status from time to time.


My coauthors: David Alonso-Gutiérrez, Mareen Beermann, Imre Bárány, Gilles Bonnet, Richard Cowan, Laurent Decreusefond, Christian Deuß, Peter Eichelsbacher, Tobias Fissler, Uta Freiberg, Hans-Otto Georgii (1944-2017), Julian Grote, Jens Grygierek, Julia Hörrmann, Daniel Hug, Zakhar Kabluchko, Kai Krokowski, Günter Last, Christoph Leuenberger, Werner Nagel, Nguyen Ngoc Linh, Giovanni Peccati, Mathew D. Penrose, Bram Petri, Joscha Prochno, Claudia Redenbach, Anselm Reichenbachs, Matthias Reitzner, Tomasz Schreiber (1975-2010), Matthias Schulte, Daniel Temesvari, Nicola Turchi, Viola Weiß, Wolfgang Weil, Florian Wespi, Marcus Wohler, Joe Yukich

Other texts

Completed theses

Here is a list of completed bachelor, master/diploma and PhD theses


Prof. Dr. Christoph Thäle
Faculty of Mathematics
Ruhr University Bochum
Room NA 3/68
44780 Bochum

Room: NA 3/68
Tel.: 0234 - 32 - 28988