Nils Olberg

Nils Olberg
Ph.D. Student
Department of Informatics
University of Zurich
Binzmühlestrasse 14
CH-8050 Zürich
Room BIN 2.B.03
Tel +41 44 635 43 45

Short Bio

Since October 2018, Nils is a Ph.D. student advised by Prof. Sven Seuken in the Computation and Economics Research Group at the Department of Informatics of the University of Zurich. Nils holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in computer science from RWTH Aachen University, Germany. During his bachelor studies, he spent one semester abroad at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. For his Master's thesis, he visited the research group of Rajmohan Rajaraman at Northeastern University, Boston, USA. Between 2016 and 2018, Nils worked as Application Developer at IBM Client Innovation Center in Bern, Switzerland.

Research Interests

Adoption Matching, Matching Markets, Machine Learning, Combinatorial Optimization

Research Papers

  • Search and Matching for Adoption from Foster Care. Nils Olberg, Ludwig Dierks, Sven Seuken, Vincent Slaugh, and M. Utku Ünver. Working Paper. February 2021. [arxiv]
  • Enabling Trade-offs in Machine Learning-based Matching for Refugee Resettlement. Nils Olberg and Sven Seuken. Retired Paper. Presented at INFORMS Workshop on Market Design 2019. [pdf] (PDF, 1009 KB)