Jakob is a research associate at the Applied AI Lab within the Karlsruhe Service Research Institute (KSRI). His interests include:
Algorithmic Decision Making
Fairness and Ethics in Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing (general)
Mathematical Optimization (general)
Please reach out if you are interested in writing a bachelor or master thesis on one of these topics.
Jakob earned his undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). In 2017, Jakob graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia (USA) with a master’s in Operations Research. Upon graduation, he joined IBM in Armonk, New York (USA), working as a data scientist. After more than 2 years with IBM, Jakob returned to KIT in October 2019, where he is now working towards his PhD.