Gregor Schwarz

E-Mail: gregor.schwarz(at)in.tum.de 
Phone: +49 (0) 89 289 - 17528
Fax: +49 (0) 89 289 - 17535
Office: Room 01.10.058
           Boltzmannstr. 3
           85748 Garching, Germany
Hours: by arrangement

Short Bio

Education
  • since 09/2017          Research Assistant, Chair of Decision Sciences & Systems
  • 10/2015 - 06/2017   M.Sc. Informatics, Technische Universität München (Munich, Germany)
  • 10/2014 - 08/2015   Visiting Student at Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (Haifa, Israel)
  • 10/2011 - 08/2014    B.Sc. Informatics, Technische Universität München (Munich, Germany)
Working Experience
  • 08/2015 - 10/2015   Research Intern at Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg
  • 04/2013 - 07/2016   Student Tutor for various classes, Technische Universität München and Technion
  • 02/2008 - 08/2008   Software Engineer, Equity Partners

     

Publications

Working Papers
  • Bichler, M., Milgrom, P., Schwarz, G., 2020. Taming the communication and computation complexity of combinatorial auctions: The FUEL bid language. Management Science (in 2nd round of revisions).
  • Schwarz, G., Bichler, M., 2021b. How to trade thirty thousand products: A wholesale market design for road capacity. Under review.

Journal Articles
  • Bichler, M., Fichtl, M., Schwarz, G., 2021. Walrasian equilibria from an optimization perspective: A guide to the literature. Naval Research Logistics (NRL) 68, 496–513. [link]
Conference Articles
  • Schwarz, G., Bichler, M., 2022. Designing a large-scale wholesale mar- ket for urban congestion pricing, in: 17th International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI22).
  • Schwarz, G., Bichler, M., 2021. How to trade thirty thousand products: A wholesale market design for road capacity, in: Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS2021).
  • Bichler, M., Milgrom, P., Schwarz, G., 2020. Taming the communication and computation complexity of combinatorial auctions: The FUEL bid language, in: Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST2020).

     

Teaching

Classes
  • Auction Theory and Market Design (IN2211) - WS17/18, WS18/19, WS19/20, WS21/22
  • Operations Research (IN0022/IN0024) - SS18, SS19, SS20, SS21
  • Practical Course: Algorithms for Programming Contests (IN0012, IN2106) - WS17/18, WS18/19
  • Internet-based Information Systems (M.Sc. FIM) - WS17/18
Supervised Theses
  • Bachelor Thesis: Route Set Generation for a Congestion Pricing Market, Yi Fan, 2021 (in progress)
  • Bachelor Thesis: Graphic Visualization of 2D Linear Optimization Problems with TikZ, Florian Stang, 2021 (in progress) 
  • Master Thesis: Analyzing Effects of Road Pricing on Travel Demand using MATSim, Burak Öz, 2021
  • Bachelor Thesis: Development of a Sensitivity Analysis Tool for the Simplex Method, Titus Ratzke, 2021
  • Bachelor Thesis: Geographic Distribution of Bidders in a Simulation Environment for the FUEL Bid Language, Janek Falkenstein, 2021
  • Bachelor Thesis: Development of a Simplex Algorithm Problem Generator, Yilmaz Sinan Gündüz, 2021
  • Bachelor Thesis: Visualization of Maximum Flow Algorithms with TikZ, Marvin Motzet, 2021
  • Interdisciplinary Project: Geographic Visualization of the FUEL Bid Language, Burak Öz, 2020
  • Master Thesis: Combinatorial Optimization with Quantum Computers, Christoph Winter, 2020
  • Interdisciplinary Project: Scalability analysis on bid-languages for combinatorial auctions, Christoph Winter & Markus Obrull, 2020
  • Bachelor Thesis: Verifying the Strong Substitutes Condition for Randomly Generated Assignment Messages, Minh Nhu Duong, 2019
  • Bachelor Thesis: Verifying M♮- Concavity for Randomly Generated Submodular Valuations, Anna Sirenko, 2019
  • Bachelor Thesis: A Framework for Verifying the Gross Substitutes Condition for Randomly Generated Valuations, David Curtis Hancock, 2018
International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC)
  • Coach of TUM teams in the German Collegiate Programming Contest (GCPC) 2017-2021, Northwestern Europe Regional Contest (NWERC) 2017-2021, and ICPC World Finals 2019/2020/2022
  • Contest director of the German Collegiate Programming Contest (2017)
  • Jury member of the German Collegiate Programming Contest (2017 - 2021)
  • Local contest site organizer of the German Collegiate Programming Contest and FAU Wintercontest (since 2017) 
  • https://icpc.tum.de/
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