Christel Baier is a full professor and head of the chair for Algebraic and Logic Foundations of Computer Science at the Faculty of Computer Science of the Technische Universität Dresden since 2006.
From the University of Mannheim she received her Diploma in Mathematics in 1990, her Ph.D. in Computer Science in 1994 and her Habilitation in 1999. She was an associate professor for Theoretical Computer Science at the University of Bonn from 1999 to 2006. She is a member of the DFG review board for computer science since 2012 and co-speaker since 2013. Since 2011 she is a member of Academia Europa. From 2015 on she serves as editor-in-chief for the Springer journal Acta Informatica.
Her research focuses on