Benjamin Schröter

I am a postdoc in the combinatorics group of Petter Brändén at KTH in Stockholm and a developer of the software polymake and OSCAR. Prior to coming to Stockholm I was a Riley Assistant Professor at Binghamton University and visited the Institut Mittag-Leffler for the program Tropical Geometry, Amoebas and Polytopes. I graduated in the group Discrete Mathematics/Geometry of Technische Universität Berlin. Advised by Michael Joswig.

Research Interests

combinatorics, matroid theory, polyhedral geometry, mathematical software, tropical geometry, algebraic geometry, tropical Grassmannians, Dressians and their applications.


I (co)organized the conference (Polytop)ics: Recent advances on polytopes (slides and videos available to registered participants).
We have a weekly seminar on combinatorics at KTH. You find the schedule here and the page for the polytopes I teach this semester here.
Take a look at my latest preprint about Ehrhart polynomials of rank two matroids, and my latest publications.
Moreover, I am most grateful for feedback regarding matroids in OSCAR for which a alpha-version can be found on github.


Address: Institutionen för Matematik
Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan
Lindstedtsvägen 25
10044 Stockholm, Sweden
Room: 3652
Email: schrot [at]
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