Head of the Institute Anita Schöbel in Profile

Curriculum Vitae Prof. Dr. Anita Schöbel

born 1969 in Stuttgart

Scientific Career

2003 Habilitation: Customer-oriented Optimization in Public Transportation
1998 Doctoral thesis: Locating Lines and Hyperplanes – Theory and Algorithms
1994 Diploma thesis: Kombinatorische Optimierung in der Tarifplanung im ÖPNV [Combinatorial Optimization in Public Transport Fare Planning]
1988 – 1994 Studies of mathematics with minor in economics at the TU Kaiserslautern

Professional Activities

Since 2019 Professor of Applied Mathematics, TU Kaiserslautern and Head of Fraunhofer ITWM
Summer 2007 Calls for W3 positions in Wuppertal and Trier.
2004 – 2018
Professor at the Institute for Numerical and Applied Mathematics, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (from 2007 W3)
1999 – 2004 Research assistant (C1) at the Department of Mathematics, TU Kaiserslautern
1998 – 1999 Head of the working group traffic at Fraunhofer ITWM
1994 – 1998 Scientific assistant at the Department of Mathematics, TU Kaiserslautern

Research Areas

  • Integer optimization
  • Robust optimization
  • Optimization of public transport
  • Geometric optimization methods
  • Location planning

Selected Projects

  • Speaker of the DFG Research Group »2083 on Integrated Transport Planning«
  • DFG-Project »Multiobjective Robust Optimization«.
  • »Calculation of Wasserstein Distances« in the Research Training Group 2088
  • »Multicriteria Robust Optimization« in the Research Training Group 1703
  • Speaker of the EU-Project OptALI »Optimization and its Applications in Learning and Industry«
  • DFG-Project »Robust Optimization in SPP1307«
  • EU-Project ARRIVAL »Algorithms for Robust and Online Railway Optimization«
  • DisKon: »Delay Management for the German Railway«.

Current Activities, Committees and Posts