Group Members

We are looking for Postdocs, PhD students, and Master students to join (see openings) !

Current members

Sebastian Pokutta

Full Professor @ TU Berlin
Vice President @ Zuse Institute Berlin
email: pokutta@zib.de

web: http://www.pokutta.com/

  • Diploma in Mathematics (minor: in Computer Science), University of Duisburg-Essen
  • PhD with Rüdiger Göbel, University of Duisburg-Essen
  • Postdoc MIT, TUD, FAU

Gábor Braun

Postdoc, started Jan 2020
email: braungb88@gmail.com

web: https://www.renyi.hu/~braung/

  • MSc in Mathematics (minor: in English-Hungarian technical translator), Eötvös Loránd University
  • PhD with Rüdiger Göbel, University of Duisburg-Essen
  • Postdoc UDE, University of Leipzig, Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Georgia Tech

Kartikey Sharma

Postdoc, Group Head FATE, started Spring 2020
email: kartikeyrinwa@gmail.com

web: http://users.iems.northwestern.edu/~ksl322/

  • B.Tech Process Engineering, IIT Roorkee
  • MSc in Industrial Engineering, Northwestern University
  • PhD with Omid Nohadani, Northwestern University

Christoph Spiegel

Postdoc, Group Head ICOL, started Summer 2020
email: christoph.spiegel@fu-berlin.de

web: http://www.christophspiegel.berlin/

  • B.Sc. in Mathematics, Freie Universität Berlin
  • M.Sc. in Mathematics, Freie Universität Berlin and Berlin Mathematical School
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics with Juanjo Rué and Oriol Serra, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Alejandro Carderera

PhD Student in Machine Learning (GT), started Fall 2018
email: alejandro.carderera@gatech.edu

web: https://alejandro-carderera.github.io/

  • BSc in Industrial Engineering, 2014, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
  • MSc in Applied Physics, 2016, Cornell University

Cyrille Combettes

PhD Student in Machine Learning (GT), started Fall 2018
email: cyrille@gatech.edu

web: https://cyrillewcombettes.github.io/

  • MSc in Applied Mathematics, École Centrale Paris
  • Master of Business Analytics, MIT

Felix Prause

PhD Student in Mathematics, started Summer 2020
email: prause@zib.de

  • Co-Advisor(s): Prof. Dr. Ralf Borndörfer
  • BSc in Mathematics, TU Berlin
  • MSc in Mathematics, TU Berlin

Shpresim Sadiku

PhD student matematics, started Autumn 2020
email: shpresim.ss@gmail.com

  • BSc in Mathematics, University of Tirana
  • MSc in Mathematics in Data Science, TU Munich

Max-Georg Schorr

PhD Student in Mathematics, started Summer 2020
email: max.schorr@gmx.de

  • BSc in Mathematics in Finance and Industry, TU Braunschweig
  • MSc in Mathematics in Finance and Industry, TU Braunschweig

Boro Sofranac

PhD Student in Computer Science, started Spring 2020
email: sofranac@zib.de

  • Co-Advisor(s): Dr. Ambros Gleixner
  • BSc Mechanical Engineering, 2015, University of Montenegro
  • MSc Computational Science and Engineering, 2018, Technical University Munich

Elias Wirth

PhD Student in Mathematics, started Summer 2020
email: wirth@zib.de

web: https://www.wirthelias.com

  • BSc in Mathematics, University of Bern
  • MSc in Mathematics, ETH Zürich

Hoang Pham

MSc student in Economical Mathematics, started Summer 2020
email: hoang.pham@zib.de

  • BSc in Economical Mathematics, TU Berlin

Max Zimmer

MSc student in Mathematics, BA student in Philosophy, started Summer 2020
email: zimmer@zib.de

  • BSc in Mathematics, TU Berlin

Ingo Meise

BSc student mathematics, started Summer 2020
email: meiseingo@gmail.com

Alumni

Alfredo Torrico Palacios

Graduated May 2019, now Postdoctoral Researcher in the MAGI, Polytechnique Montréal group of Andrea Lodi
Role: PhD student in Operations Research, GT

web: https://sites.google.com/view/atorrico

Aurko Roy

Graduated May 2017, now Research Scientist at Google Research
Role: PhD student in ACO, GT

web: https://sites.google.com/site/royaurko/home

Daniel Zink

Graduated May 2017, now Data Scientist at Google
Role: PhD student in ACO, GT

Jeff Pavelka

Graduated May 2017, now Data Scientist at Macy’s Systems and Technology
Role: PhD student in Operations Research, GT

Arefin Huq

Graduated May 2016, now Research Engineer at Google Research
Role: PhD student in Computer Science, GT

Cristóbal Guzmán

Graduated May 2015, now Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Mathematics and Engineering School of Universidad Católica de Chile
Role: PhD student in ACO, GT

web: https://sites.google.com/view/cguzman/

Lab visitors

We host several visitors throughout the year to discuss research and present their work. If you want to meet any of the visitors please send an email.

Recent and upcoming visitors:

Administrative Support

Antje Schulz is helping us at TU Berlin and Heike Balluneit and Sybille Mattrisch are helping us at ZIB with administration.