André Schnabel

Summary of Qualifications

Dr. André Schnabel has a PhD in economics from the Leibniz University Hanover, Germany. Besides his studies in computer science and research on project scheduling he developed and sold one of the first non-official clones of Minecraft for mobile devices back in 2011 and did contract-based work as an external software developer. His current interests include applying machine learning methods for building algorithmic performance models and functional programming languages.

Professional Profile

2021 – today Operations Research Analyst, GAMS Software GmbH, Braunschweig, Germany
2013 – 2021 Scientific Assistant, Institute for Production Management, Leibniz University Hanover
2016 – 2019 External software development
2011 – 2013 Development & sale of a mobile 3D gaming app “Steinkraft” for iOS and Android
2010 – 2010 Student Assistant, Software Quality, Leibniz University Hanover
2009 – 2010 Student Assistant, Data Structures and Algorithms, Leibniz University Hanover

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Economics, Leibniz University Hanover, Germany, 2020.
  • MSc., Computer Science, Leibniz University Hanover, Germany, 2013.
  • BSc., Computer Science, Leibniz University Hanover, Germany, 2011.


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