Daniel Merkle received the Diploma degree in Computer Science and the PhD degree in Applied Computer Science from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany, in 1997 and 2002, respectively. He worked as an assistant professor with the Department of Computer Science, Leipzig, Germany, until April 2008. He has been an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Southern Denmark and became full professor in 2017. His group develops combinatorial and algorithmic approaches for Chemistry. E.g., they currently work with colleagues from Harvard Medical School and the University of Vienna in order to use graph transformation approaches for enzyme design.

  • Ph.D. in Applied Computer Science (summa cum laude), Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods, Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Germany


  • Diploma degree in Computer Science, Universität Karlsruhe (TH)