Research interests

  • Stochastic geometry and geometric probability

  • Limit theorems for random geometric structures

  • Random structures in high dimensions

  • Malliavin calculus and Stein's method

  • Asymptotic geometric analysis

  • Convex and Integral geometry

Current teaching

Winter term 2020/2021: sabbatical

Summer term 2020

  • Advanced topics in probability
    online via Moodle
  • Discrete geometry (jointly with Maike Buchin, only in the first half of the semester)
    online via Moodle
  • Seminar on Discrete geometry (jointly with Maike Buchin, only in the second half of the semester)
  • Seminar on Probabilistic number theory (jointly with Anna Gusakova)
  • Graduate seminar on Probability and geometry
  • RTG 2131 seminar

For my past teaching see here

Short CV

Current and past projects

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, Ehsan Azmoodeh, Anastas Baci, Andreas Basse O'Conner, Imre Bárány, Mareen Beermann, Florian Besau, Carina Betken, Gilles Bonnet, Richard Cowan, Laurent Decreusefond, Christian Deuß, Peter Eichelsbacher, Tobias Fissler, Uta Freiberg, Hans-Otto Georgii (1944-2017), Julian Grote, Jens Grygierek, Anna Gusakova, Felix Herold, Julia Hörrmann, Daniel Hug, Zakhar Kabluchko, Kai Krokowski, Günter Last, Christoph Leuenberger, Mathias Mørck Ljungdahl, Alexander Marynych, Werner Nagel, Nguyen Ngoc Linh, Giovanni Peccati, Mathew D. Penrose, Bram Petri, Mark Podolskij, Joscha Prochno, Claudia Redenbach, Anselm Reichenbachs, Matthias Reitzner, Daniel Rosen, Holger Sambale, Tomasz Schreiber (1975-2010), Matthias Schulte, Mathias Sonnleitner, Daniel Temesvari, Nicola Turchi, Beatrice-Helen Vritsiou, Viola Weiß, Wolfgang Weil (1945-2018), Elisabeth Werner, Florian Wespi, Marcus Wohler, Joe Yukich, Dmitry Zaporozhets

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 IB E2/111
44780 Bochum

Phone: 0234 - 32 - 28988
Consultation-hour: only by appointment