Eva Zerz studied Mathematics at the University of Innsbruck, Austria,and received her Ph.D. degree in 1994. She then joined the Systems and Control Group at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, where she completed her habilitation in 2000, with a thesis on multi dimensional linear systems. Subsequently, she held a lecturer position there.
In 2005, she became an associate professor ofalgebra at the RWTH Aachen University, Germany. Her fields of research are algebraic and behavioral systems theory, and computer algebra.
She is Associate Editor of "Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing", "Mathematics of Control, Signals, and Systems", and "Linear Algebra and Its Applications", and a member of the steering committee of the "International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems"