Curriculum Vitæ

Niklas Gehlen

Work Experience
2015
Redmond
Microsoft
Internship, Software Engineering
Designed and implemented a library to automatically scale Azure HDInsight clusters.
2015
Zurich
Google Inc.
Internship, Site Reliability Engineering
Redesigned a load balancing library in Java to allow configuration updates in runtime.
2013 - 2014
Aachen
Scientific and Engineering College
Building a monaxial electric scooter using rapid prototyping
Designed an algorithm to remove artifacts from scanned 3D meshes
2010 - 2011
Sankt Augustin
Fraunhofer SCAI
Student Assistant, Computational Chemistry Group
Project: Wolf2Pack
2009 - 2010
Sankt Augustin
Fraunhofer SCAI
Internships
C/C++ programming internship, summer school on Scientific Computing and internship on Computational Chemistry
2008
Aachen
Prometec GmbH
Internship, software development department
Developed and benchmarked a storage solution for CAN sensor data in C/C++/SQL

Education
2014 - 2016
Aachen
RWTH Aachen University
Computer Science M.Sc., Minor: Business Administration
current average mark: very good (1.3)
2014
Lausanne
École Politechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Computer Science M.Sc., semester abroad
average mark: very good (5.65)
2011 - 2014
Aachen
RWTH Aachen University
Computer Science B.Sc., Minor: Business Administration
Bachelor Thesis: On the Advice Complexity of the Economical Caching Problem
overall mark: excellent (1.1)
2001 - 2010
Bonn
Amos-Comenius-Gymnasium
Abitur, Majors: Mathematics, Physics
overall mark: excellent (1.2)

Teaching Experience
2014
Lausanne
École Politechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Teaching Assistant, Theory of Computation
since 2012
Aachen
RWTH Aachen University
Teaching Assistant, Computability & Computational Complexity Theory
2012
Aachen
RWTH Aachen University
Teaching Assistant, Linear Algebra

Special Skills
Programming
Java four months as an intern at Google
six months as student assistant
C/C++ practical course at university
two internships
Pascal three years of class at school
Languages
German native
English fluently
French intermediate

Achievements & Scholarships
since 2011 Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2014, 2015 Dean's List
2014 ERASMUS
2011 - 2015 e-fellows
since 2014 careerloft
2009 Term Paper Award by the Faculties of Theology at the University of Bonn
Special Award for Intellectual Creativity