Institut für Verkehrsplanung und Transportsysteme, ETH Zürich
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Jakob, Manuel

Manuel Jakob

ETH Zurich
Manuel Jakob
Institute for Transport Planning and Systems (IVT)
HIL F 41.3
Stefano-Franscini-Platz 5
8093 Zurich

Phone: +41 44 633 31 95

Research Interests


Oct 2013 - Today
PhD Student at ETH Zurich, Switzerland (external Ph.D. student)
Apr 2009 - May 2012
Dipl.-Math. at Darmstadt University of Technology, Darmstadt, Germany
- Advanced study in the Diploma Program: Mathematics with Technology
- Majors: Mathematical Optimization, Numerical Analysis
- Minors: Computational Fluid Dynamics, Aerospace Technology
- Overall Assessment: very good, GPA: 1.06 (Equivalent to A+)
Oct 2011 - May 2012
University of California, Berkeley, USA
- Diploma thesis: "Methodology for Site Selection for Route-Based Traffic Network Optimizations and Relative Costs of Implementation: Numerical Studies" in the team of Prof. Dr. Bayen, Department Civil and Environmental Engineering in cooperation with the California Center for Innovative Transportation (CCIT).
- Traffic optimization, network optimization
- Overall Assessment: 1.0 (Equivalent to A+)
Sep 2009 - May 2010
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
- Exchange student at the College of Arts and Science, Mathematics
- Student Research Assistant at the Numerical Simulation Lab, Project "Deferred correction methods with aerospace application" with Prof. Dr. Spiteri
Apr 2007 - Apr 2009
Darmstadt University of Technology, Darmstadt, Germany
- Preliminary Diploma in Mathematics, Minor Engineering Mechanics
- Overall Assessment: very good (Equivalent to A)

Professional experience

Aug 2012 - Today
Promerit HR + IT Consulting AG, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
- Consultant, Developer
- Projects in the area of SAP Talent Management
- Focus on SAP E-Recruiting and SAP Talent Management Core (TMC)
- Planning and development of customized solutions
Jun 2010 - Sep 2010
Fraport AG, Traffic and Terminal Management - Corporate Safety and Security, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
- Three-month internship in the team Infrastructure Aviation (FBA-IL)
- Project: "Spline-Interpolation of given data points from departures and arrivals of aircrafts in Frankfurt/Main for analyzing their air routes"
- Development of algorithms for the project S.O.D.A. and implementation in Matlab
- Various Analysis of aircrafts movements
- Validation und analysis of the data quality
Apr 2009 - Sep 2011
Department of Mathematics, TU Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
- Tutorship for various mathematics classes
Apr 2004
European Space Operations Centre (ESOC), Mission Analysis, Darmstadt, Germany
- Internship under supervision of Dr. Rüdiger Jehn




Conference Proceedings and Other Publications


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