curriculum vitae

Full Name Lukas Florian Münzel
Languages English (C1), German (native), French (fluent), Allemanic (native)

Education

Research experience

  • Jul - Aug 2021
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
    Only central European student selected for the Research Science Institute 2021
    • Designed, programmed and conducted experiments to demonstrate the feasibility of a supplemental approach to training artificial neural networks under supervision of Prof. Lizhong Zheng
    • Click here for a presentation recording and here for the report
  • Jan - Mar 2021
    Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland
    Eight week full-time internship under supervision of Prof. Patrick Jenny
    • Optimized and implemented code for numerical fluid simulations in order to simulate airflow in lecture halls
    • Designed and implemented a novel tool to edit the simulation meshes
    • This work is in the process of being published with me as third author

Honors and Awards

  • 2022
    • Gold medal and second place at the final round of the Swiss Olympiad in Informatics, representing Switzerland at the International Olympiad in Informatics in Indonesia
    • Basler Maturapreis by Novartis. Only student to be selected out of a class of 111 students for this 4000 CHF price for "outstanding dedication and accomplishments, socially and academically"
    • 15th place nationally in the second round, participating in the week-long final round involving various theoretical and laboratory exams
    • 5th place nationally at the second round of the Swiss Physics Olympiad
  • 2021
    • Member of a team of five students advancing to the top 32 internationally at the international public policy forum with essays on whether the US Dollar hegemony is detrimental to the world economy
    • 6th place nationally at the second round of the Swiss Physics Olympiad
  • 2020
    • Second place at the final round of the Swiss Olympiad in Informatics and therefore qualifying for the International Olympiad in Informatics held virtually by Singapore