Research interests

  • Stochastic geometry and geometric probability

  • Limit theorems for random geometric structures

  • Random structures in high dimensions

  • Malliavin calculus and Stein's method

  • Convex and Integral geometry

Current teaching

Summer term 2019: sabbatical

Winter term 2018/2019

  • Introduction to probability and mathematical statistics (results of the course evaluation)
    Tuesday 14-16, HIB
    Friday 12-14, HIA
  • Malliavin-Stein method I: Poisson processes
    Monday 15-17 at the University Duisburg-Essen
  • Proseminar on the Foundations of mathematics: from Hilbert's calculus to Gödel's theorems
    Block seminar, preliminary discussion takes place Monday October 8, 2018 from 9-10 in room NA 1/64
    Group 1, Group 2
  • Graduate seminar on Probability and geometry
    Tuesday 10-12, IA 1/71
  • RTG 2131 seminar
    Monday 17-18 at the University Duisburg-Essen

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, Alexander Marynych, 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, 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 2/111
44780 Bochum

Phone: 0234 - 32 - 28988
Consultation-hour: Monday 9-10 (during the semester, but not Januar 14 and 21, 2019) and by appointment (during the semester breaks)