Nils Olberg

Nils Olberg
Ph.D. Student
Department of Informatics
University of Zurich
Binzmühlestrasse 14
CH-8050 Zürich
Room BIN 2.B.05
Tel +41 44 635 43 45
Email olberg [at] ifi [dot] uzh [dot] ch

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 Master's degree in Computer Science from RWTH Aachen University, Germany. He spent two semesters abroad, one during his bachelor studies at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. For his Master's thesis, he visited the research group of Rajmohan Rajaraman at Northeastern University where he designed approximation algorithms for problems regarding message dissemination in networks. Between 2016 and 2018, Nils worked as Application Developer at IBM Client Innovation Center in Bern, Switzerland.

Research Interests

Refugee resettlement, matching markets, machine learning, combinatorial optimization

Research Papers

  • Enabling Trade-offs in Machine Learning-based Matching for Refugee Resettlement. Nils Olberg, Stefania Ionescu, Jakob Weissteiner and Sven Seuken. Working Paper.  pdf (PDF, 984 KB) 
  • Approximation Algorithms for Group Communication Networks. Nils Olberg. Master's Thesis. RWTH Aachen University, Germany / Northeastern University, Boston, USA. March 2018.  pdf (PDF, 818 KB)