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winners podium

2021 edition

Dynamic challenge – Two winning teams share the first place

Ernst Oldenhof

Ernst Oldenhof, Ph.D, is heading the Data Analytics team in Internal Audit at Bank Julius Baer in Zürich. He completed his Ph.D. in Applied Physics at Delft University of Technology and worked as an R&D engineer before moving to the banking industry.

Larkin Liu
Yihua Wang
Stefan Minner

The team from TUM School of Management, Technical University of Munich consists of Larkin Liu (Doctoral Candidate), Yihua Wang (M.Sc. and Research Assistant) and Prof. Dr. Stefan Minner. The team has combined their expertise and background in Operations Research, Supply Chain Management and Data-driven Optimization to win both the Oligopoly and Dynamic challenges.

Oligopoly challenge

Larkin Liu
Yihua Wang
Stefan Minner

The team consisting of Larkin Liu (Doctoral Candidate), Yihua Wang (M.Sc. and Research Assistant) and Prof. Dr. Stefan Minner also won the Oligopoly challenge.

Duopoly challenge

Matt Dickenson

Matt Dickenson is a software engineer in Colorado. He holds a BS degree in political science from the University of Houston and an MS degree in computer science from Duke University. He is also the author of two books and has taught graduate-level programming and data science courses throughout the United States.

Congratulations!

2020 edition

Dynamic challenge

Fulin Xie

Fulin Xie, Ph.D., is a Data Scientist at Microlise in the UK. By the way, his Duopoly submission was also ranked second in that challenge. This was the toughest battle ground in 2020.

Oligopoly challenge

Boris Kuznetsov
Oganes Manasian

Boris Kuznetsov and Oganes Manasian, Boris is currently finalizing his MSc. in mathematics and finance at the EPFL in Lausanne, and Oganes is currently working as Intern at IBM Research in Ireland.

Duopoly challenge

Kyle Maclean
Fredrik Odegaard

Kyle Maclean and Fredrik Odegaard, both work at The Ivey Business School in Canada as Assistant and Associate Professors. For Kyle it is already the second year in a row he is winning the Duopoly challenge!

Congratulations!

2019 edition

Duopoly & Dynamic challenges:

Kyle Maclean

Kyle Maclean, PhD, Assistant Professor at Ivey Business School in Canada. Especially the Duopoly was our most competitive challenge and a very tight competition.

Oligopoly challenge:

Ruben van de Geer

Ruben van de Geer, PhD, Data Maestro at GoDataDriven in the Netherlands. Ruben actually submitted his first oligopoly algorithm only days before the final deadline and was going straight to the top with an impressive margin.

Note: Ruben was not in the organization committee during 2019, he joined the organizers back in 2020. Of course organizers are not participating in the DPC.

Congratulations!