curriculum vitae

Full Name Lukas Florian Münzel
Languages English, German (native), Allemanic (native), French (B2)


  • 2022 - 2025
    Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
    Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland
      Current grade average: 5.80 / 6.0
      Coursework Spring 2024
      • Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory
      • Fourier Theory and Hilbert Spaces
      • Probability and Statistics (with Measure Theory)
      • Topology
      Coursework Fall 2023
      • Deep Learning (graduate level)
      • Measure Theory
      • Algebra I
      • Complex Analysis
      • Numerical Analysis I
      Coursework Spring 2023
      • Linear Algebra II
      • Real Analysis II
      • Models of Computation
      • Group theory, Zermelo–Fraenkel set theory and logic
      • Chemistry (audited)
      • Introduction to Biology II (audited)
      Coursework Fall 2022
      • Linear Algebra I
      • Real Analysis I
      • Neuromorphic Engineering I (graduate level, dropped after one month)
      • Physics I
      • Introduction to programming
  • 2022
    Maturitätszeugnis / Swiss high school diploma
    Gymnasium Bäumlihof, Basel
    • Founded and lead a club in which motivated students could learn competitive programing and computational thinking
    • Skipped two grades
    • Graduated with highest praise and a grade average of 5.55 / 6.0, receiving the "Basler Maturapreis"

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

  • 2024
  • 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. Selected for this price for ”outstanding dedication and accomplishments, socially and academically” out of a class of 111 students
    • 15th place nationally in the second round, participating in the week-long final round involving various theoretical and laboratory exams
  • 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