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

Winter term 2016/17

  • Introduction to probability and mathematical statistics
    Wednesday 12-14, HNC 20
    Friday 12-14, HZO 40
  • Concentration phenomena
    Monday 15-17, NA 3/24
  • Seminar on Geometric probabilities (integral geometry)
    block seminar November 11, 18 and 19
  • Graduate seminar on Probability theory and geometry
    Wednesday 8-10, NA 2/64
  • RTG 2131 seminar
    Monday 17-18, NA 3/99

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.

Editorial activities

I am member of the editorial board of the following journals

Working group

Former members: Dr. Christian Deuß (2013-2016), Dinesh Kannan (summer internship 2016), Awais Khalid (summer internship 2016), Dr. Anselm Reichenbachs (2015-2016)


My coauthors: David Alonso-Gutiérrez, Mareen Beermann, Imre Bárány, Richard Cowan, Laurent Decreusefond, Christian Deuß, Peter Eichelsbacher, Tobias Fissler, Uta Freiberg, Hans-Otto Georgii, Julian Grote, Julia Hörrmann, Daniel Hug, 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, Viola Weiß, Wolfgang Weil, Marcus Wohler, Joe Yukich

Other texts

Completed theses

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

Forthcoming and past events

Here is a list of some forthcoming and past events


Here is a list of guests


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

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