Switch branches/tags
Nothing to show
Find file Copy path
Fetching contributors…
Cannot retrieve contributors at this time
185 lines (165 sloc) 9.86 KB
% LaTeX file for resume
% This file uses the resume document class (res.cls)
\textwidth=5.2in % increase textwidth to get smaller right margin
\name{Oliver Stollmann\\[12pt]} % the \\[12pt] adds a blank line after name
Become a successful business leader in the fields of information technology, optimization and logistics with a special interest in market opportunities in China
% Master Thesis at PARC
{\it PARC, Palo Alto, United States of America \hfill March 2013 - Now} \\
{\bf Visiting Researcher (Master's Thesis)}
\begin{itemize} \itemsep -0.5pt
\item Developing a resource-contention-aware integrated manufacturing planner/scheduler using heuristic search.
\item Topics: AI (combinatorial search)
\item Technology: C++, Python
% Research assistant at ETHZ
{\it ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland \hfill February 2012 - March 2013} \\
{\bf Research assistant at the Institute of Machine Tools and Manufacturing}
\begin{itemize} \itemsep -0.5pt
\item Part-time: 24\% (approx. 10 hours/week)
\item Contributed to a research project evaluating the tractability of using Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes to control Waste-to-Energy plants in the face of uncertain market demand.
\item Developed a hardware-in-the-loop controller evaluation framework.
\item Technology: Python, MATLAB, OPC and various others
% Internship ABB
{\it ABB Schweiz AG, Baden, Switzerland \hfill March 2011 - June 2011} \\
{\bf 4-month internship in control and optimization}
\begin{itemize} \itemsep -0.5pt
\item Developed an optimization program for the management of Waste-to-Energy plants (forecasting).
\item Overcame difficulties of high-reliability/time-dependent control software.
\item Technology: MATLAB, SQL, C\#, VBScript
% Internship Audi
{\it Audi AG, Ingolstadt, Germany \hfill June 2008 - July 2008} \\
{\bf 6-week pre-study mechanical engineering internship}
\begin{itemize} \itemsep -0.5pt
\item Worked in the training workshop, the sheet-metal shop and the press plant.
\item Gained insight into one of the world’s leading car manufactures’ research and development departments.
% Internship Miele
{\it Miele \& Cie. KG, Guetersloh, Germany \hfill May 2008 - June 2008} \\
{\bf 5-week pre-study mechanical engineering internship}
\begin{itemize} \itemsep -0.5pt
\item Worked in a variety of technical departments, including the press plant, the sheetmetal shop, the assembly line and the foundry.
\item Profited from working with the engineers of the world’s most advanced manufacturer of high quality domestic appliances and machines for commercial applications.
% Network admin
{\it MyOzone Pty Ltd, Sydney, Australia \hfill February 2005 - December 2007} \\
{\bf Part-time work on network administration and web design}
\begin{itemize} \itemsep -0.5pt
\item Planned, implemented and managed the IT infrastructur of a small Australian startup (specialised in the development and production of innovative sunscreen containers).
\item Designed and managed the company’s website.
\item Developed the company’s corporate image and designed its marketing collaterals.
\item Technology: PHP, Flash, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
% Olympics
{\it Summer Paralympics 2004, Athens, Greece \hfill September 2004} \\
{\bf Volunteer work in Olympic IT center}
\begin{itemize} \itemsep -0.5pt
\item Member of the Athletes Information Center and of the team managing the Information Center’s IT systems.
\item Assistant to German, French and English speaking athletes in the Olympic Village.
% World circumnavigation
{\it Sailing Yacht Alithia, Seven Seas \hfill June 2002 - August 2004} \\
{\bf World Circumnavigation}
\begin{itemize} \itemsep -0.5pt
\item Sailed 40 000 miles around the world, exploring with my parents, two brothers and two sisters the planet’s most remote areas to gain a better understanding of different culture.
\item Worked with the Tahitian military clearing the jungle in Tahiti Nui.
\item Planned and implemented a two-week relief project for the cyclone and tsunami devastated island of Tikopia in the Solomon Island.
\item Investigated and reported on women forced labour in Myanmar, dolphin exportations in the Solomon Islands, the effect of global warming on coral reefs in New Caledonia and AIDS in the developing world.
\item Presented our world circumnavigation project to the students of schools on remote islands of the Pacific and Indian Ocean.
\item Organized recreational activities with the children of the visited communities.
% ETH Msc Science
{\it ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland \hfill February 2012 - Now} \\
{\bf Master of Science, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology}
\begin{itemize} \itemsep -0.5pt
\item Specialization: stochastic decision processes, planning/scheduling in artificial intelligence (search), production machines, production planning and logistics.
% ETH Bsc Science
{\it ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland \hfill September 2008 - February 2012} \\
{\bf Bachelor of Science, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology}
\begin{itemize} \itemsep -0.5pt
\item Currently completing a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical and Process Engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.
% China
{\it Beijing, P.R. China \hfill February 2007 - April 2008} \\
{\bf Intensive Mandarin program}
\begin{itemize} \itemsep -0.5pt
\item Completed an intensive Mandarin learning program (70\% private tutoring, 30\% in classes at Di Qiu Cun Language School) in preparation for China’s national Language Proficiency Test (HSK) in April 2008.
{\it Cranbrook School, Sydney, Australia \hfill February 2005 - November 2006} \\
{\bf Australian Higher School Certificate}
\begin{itemize} \itemsep -0.5pt
\item Completed the HSC with a mark of 98.15/100, majoring in Advanced English, Advanced Mathematics, Physics, Advanced History, Modern History, Economics, Advanced French, Advanced German and Philosophy at the University of New England.
\item Elected School Prefect participating in the day-to-day running of the school.
\item Appointed Head of House in charge of the well-being about 130 students of all ages.
and their relationship with the school’s management.
\item Peer-support leader for young students entering high school.
\item Member of the Student Representative Council.
\item Member of Cranbrook’s 2nd Rugby and Basketball teams.
\item Led various community projects such as Just Enough Faith, Clean Up Australia, Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal, etc.
{\it Institut de Poitiers - CNED, SY Alithia, Seven Seas \hfill September 2002 - June 2004}
\begin{itemize} \itemsep -0.5pt
\item Followed from Year 9 to Year 10 the school curriculum of the French National Center for Distance Learning (CNED) with Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, Information Technology, German, French and Music as subjects.
\item Additionally followed the German educational syllabus including German Language and Literature, German History and Accelerated Mathematic.
{\it Lycee Francais, Duesseldorf, Germany \hfill September 1997 - June 2002}
\begin{itemize} \itemsep -0.5pt
\item Completed from Year 4 to Year 8 the French school curriculum with additional studies of German Language and History.
% Grundschule Rur
{\it Grundschule an der Rur, Kreuzau, Germany \hfill September 1994 - June 1997}
\begin{itemize} \itemsep -0.5pt
\item Accomplished the first three years of the German primary school curriculum.
% Kindergarten
{\it Belgischer Kindergarten, Dueren, Germany \hfill September 1992 - June 1994}
\begin{itemize} \itemsep -0.5pt
\item Two years of pre-school education in French.
\section{Certificates and IT Skills}
{\bf Academic Certificates}
\begin{itemize} \itemsep -0.5pt
\item ETH Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
\item Australian High School Certificate with UAI of 98.15/100
\item Deutsche Hochschulzulassungsanerkennung mit Numerus Clausus 1,0
\item French advanced language certificate (DALF) prerequisite for admission to French Universities
\item English Proficiency course attendance Certificate, University of New South Wales
{\bf IT Skills}
\begin{itemize} \itemsep -0.5pt
\item Unix, Windows, OS X (advanced)
\item MS Office, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator (advanced)
\item Python, PHP, C/C++, C\#/.NET, Java, JavaScript (advanced)
\item Haskell, SQL, VBScript (intermediate)
\item Other: bash, git, mercurial, svn
\begin{itemize} \itemsep -0.5pt
\item German (native)
\item French (native)
\item English (native-level)
\item Mandarin (intermediate written/spoken)
\section{Personal Background}
{\bf Entrepreneurial, creative and communicative character with a broad field of interests:}
\begin{itemize} \itemsep -0.5pt
\item Born a German citizen on the 22. September 1988 in Bonn as son of a German entrepreneur and a Greek marketing executive
\item First in a family of three boys and two girls
\item Special interests include information technology, programming, politics, economics, global issues and photography
\item Sports: hiking and rugby.
As the son of entrepreneurial and open minded parents and member of a big family I have had the chance to experience an unusual upbringing, that has taught me curiosity for the world, understanding and respect for others, readiness for new challenges and passionate pursuing of my life-goals.