Institute for Numerical and Applied Mathematics - Research Group Optimization

Profile of Alexander Schiewe

Alexander Schiewe
Institut für Numerische und Angewandte Mathematik
Lotzestraße 16-18
37083 Göttingen
Room 221
tel: +49 (0)551-39-7872

Research interests

  • Integer programming
  • Discrete optimization in public transportation


Scientific Vita

since April 2017 Research assistant in the project ASimOV, part of Simulationswissenschaftliches Zentrums Clausthal-Göttingen
since September 2015 Research assistant in the DFG Research Group 2083 " Integrierte Planung im öffentlichen Verkehr "
since October 2015 PhD-student at the Institute for Numerical and Applied Mathematics of the University of Göttingen
August 2015 Master of Science in Mathematics
Master Thesis Minimizing Transfers in Transportation Planning (Prof. Dr. Anita Schöbel)
October 2013 - September 2015 Student assistant for the LinTim-project
October 2013 - August 2015 Studies of Mathematics (Master), minor subject Computer Science, University of Göttingen
Bachelor Thesis Equilibria in line planning with passengers paying for line costs (Dr. Marie Schmidt)
October 2010 - September 2013 Studies of Mathematics (Bachelor), minor subject Economics, University of Göttingen
2009 Allgemeine Hochschulreife (German school leaving examination)
2002 - 2009 Gymnasium Corvinianum, Northeim



  • ATMOS 2017 Best Paper Award:
    with the Paper Look-Ahead Approaches for Integrated Planning in Public Transportation
    by Julius Pätzold, Alexander Schiewe, Philine Schiewe und Anita Schöbel


Talks at Conferences and Workshops

  • Real-World Line Planning: The Case of System Headways.
    September 12 2018, International Conference on Operations Research (OR 2018) , Brussels, Belgium.
  • System Headways in Line Planning.
    July 24, 2018, Conference on Advanced Systems in Public Transport and TransitData (CASPT 2018) , Brisbane, Australia.
  • Designing Cost-Minimal Public Transport Systems.
    July 11, 2018, 29th European Conference On Operational Research (EURO 2018) , Valencia, Spain.
  • Integrating Passengers' Assignment in Cost-Optimal Line Planning.
    September 07, 2017, 17th Workshop on Algorithmic Approaches for Transportation Modelling, Optimization, and Systems (ATMOS 2017) , Vienna, Austria.
  • A Look-Ahead Heuristic for Integrated Planning in Public Transportation - First Ideas.
    Mai 17, 2017, Timetabling Workshop, Göttingen, Deutschland.
  • Integrated Traffic Planning in Grid Graphs.
    September 01, 2016, OR2016 , Hamburg, Deutschland.
  • An Iterative Approach for Integrated Planning in Public Transportation.
    June 15, 2016, Ninth Triennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis (TRISTAN IX) , Oranjestad, Aruba.

Download these publications as a single BibTeX-file: publications.bib



  • Golden School: Public Transport Optimization
    Organization, lectures und supervision of students (september 2017, Beijing, China)
  • Scientific computing for optimization of public transport
    Organization, lectures und supervision of students (summer term 2017)
  • Introduction to Optimization
    TA und excercise group (summer term 2016)
  • Seminar: Optimization in Public Transportation: recent results
    Supervision of students (winter term 2015/2016)