About the Author
Ola Svensson
Ola Svensson
assistant professor
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Ola Svensson (not to be confused with the singer Ola Svensson) graduated from IDSIA in 2009; his advisor was Monaldo Mastrolilli. His thesis focused on the approximability of graph and scheduling problems. After spending two years as a postdoc with Johan H\aa stad at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, he is now back in Switzerland as an assistant professor in the theory group at EPFL. Apart from doing research, he enjoys the Alps that are in complete contrast to the flat but still beautiful landscape in the south of Sweden where he grew up.