Layla Martin

PhD Student


  • Since Sept. 2017: PhD Candidate AdONE, TUM
  • Oct. 2019-March 2020: Research visit at the Autonomous Systems Lab (Prof. Marco Pavone) at Stanford University, California, USA
  • Oct. 2015 - July 2017: M.Sc. Information Systems, TUM
  • Aug.-Dec. 2016: Erasmus Reykjavik University, Iceland
  • Oct. 2012-Sept. 2015: B.Sc. Computer Science; Cooperative State University Baden-Wurttemberg
  • Jan.-May 2014: Exchange Student Staffordshire University, UK


Research Interests:

I’m interested in Operations Research and Optimization of Car Sharing Systems and Shared Mobility.


Awards and honors:

  • 2019 Research Excellence Program of the TUM School of Management
  • 2019 Best Thesis Award Junior Management Science (for Master Thesis, submitted July 2017)
  • 2017 Academic Work Award (Technical University of Munich Department of Informatics and Academic Work) for excellent performance in the Master of Information Systems
  • 2016 of the Department of Informatics (TUM)
  • 2015, 2016 Deutschlandstipendium


Publications/previous research:

"The Vehicle for Hire Problem: A Generalized Kolkata Paise Restaurant Problem" (joint work with Paul Karaenke) Proceedings Workshop on Information Technology and Systems 2017, Seoul, South Korea

Extending Kolkata Paise Restaurant Problem to Dynamic Matching in Mobility Markets (Master Thesis, 2017)

Transactional Hadoop with SQL interface: Analysis of use cases, chances and challenges for end users (Bachelor Thesis, 2015)

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