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Current affiliation


ABN Amro: Investment Banking Trainee, Risk Management

Contact


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Research


Publications

PhD Research


PhD thesis

Title: Robust Applications in Time-Shared Distributed Systems
Defense: 13th of November, 2006, at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam

Groups

Research project: Network robust GRID applications, sponsored by NWO
Research group: OBP (=Optimization of Business Processes)

Publications

  • Robust Applications in Time-Shared Distributed Systems, Menno Dobber, ISBN 90-8659036-5, PhD Thesis
  • Dynamic Load Balancing and Replicating in a global-scale grid enviroment: a comparison, Menno Dobber, Rob van der Mei, and Ger Koole, To appear in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2008, tpds08.pdf
  • Prediction Method for Job Times on Shared Processors: Survey, Statistical Analysis and New Avenues, Menno Dobber, Rob van der Mei, and Ger Koole, Performance Evaluation 65, 400-416, 2007, pe07.pdf
  • Effective Prediction of Job Processing Times in a Large-Scale Grid Environment, Menno Dobber, Ger Koole, Rob van der Mei, short paper in proceedings HPDC 2006, Paris, acceptance rate: 30% (15% regular paper, 15% short paper) Abstract hpdc06.pdf
  • Statistical Properties of Task Running Times in a Global-Scale Grid Environment, Menno Dobber, Ger Koole, Rob van der Mei, short paper in proceedings CCGrid 2006, Singapore, acceptance rate: 41% (25% regular paper, 16% short paper) Abstract ccgrid06.pdf
  • Dynamic Load Balancing Experiments in a Grid, Menno Dobber, Ger Koole, Rob van der Mei, proceedings CCGrid 2005, pages 1063-1070, Cardiff, Wales, acceptance rate: 33% Abstract ccgrid05.ps.gz ccgrid05.pdf (850kb)
  • Dynamic Load Balancing for a Grid Application, Menno Dobber, Ger Koole, Rob van der Mei, proceedings HiPC 2004, Bangalore, India, acceptance rate: 20% Abstract HiPC.ps.gz HiPC.pdf, Springerlink, Pictures of conference in India: presentation, audience, drinks

Presentations

  • HPDC 2006 (Poster) Paris, France
  • ASCI conference 2006 (Poster), Lommel, Belgium
  • CCGrid 2006, Singapore
  • Euro Working Group on Stochastic Modelling 2006, Amsterdam
  • LNMB conference 2006, Lunteren
  • ASCI conference 2005, Heijen
  • CCGrid 2005, Cardiff, Wales
  • Gnarp 2005, Garderen
  • LNMB conference 2005, Lunteren
  • HiPC 2004, Bangalore, India

Education


Involved lectures

  • Simulatie 2005/2006
  • Project BWI 2 2004/2005
  • Stochastic methods 2004/2005
  • Project Dynamics 2004/2005
  • Simulation 2004/2005
  • Project BWI 2 2003/2004
  • Stochastic methods 2003/2004
  • Project Dynamics 2003/2004
  • Simulation 2003/2004
  • Stochastic methods 2002/2003
  • Project Dynamics 2002/2003

Supervised students

Curriculum Vitae


Vrije Universiteit, as student

  • Graduated Cum Laude on November 27th 2002 for the Master study Business Mathematics and Informatics
  • Winner of the BWI scriptieprijs 2002 (The best Master thesis Business Mathematics and Informatics of the year)
  • Winner of the SE trofee 1999 (Member of the winning Software engineering group 1999)

Working experience

  • RBS: Derivatives Quantitative Analyst (Front-Office), Global Banking & Markets (January 2010 - Now)
  • ABN Amro: Investment Banking Trainee, Risk Management (November 2006 - December 2009)
  • Vrije Universiteit: PhD, subject: Robust GRID Applications (November 2002 - November 2006)
  • CMG (currently LogicaCMG): Graduate period, subject: Basle II: Operational Risk approaches investigated (April 2002 - September 2002)
  • ABN AMRO: Helpdesk Banking Products, 2nd line (October 2000 - April 2002)
  • BSH Huishoud-Elektro B.V.: Modelling Business Processes (August 2001 - October 2001), Consumers Interests and Quality Control (June 2001 - July 2001)

Other interests

  • Korfbal, club: KVA (July 2004 - now), club: EKVA (July 1991 - June 2004)
  • Participated in the committee of topsport at EKVA (May 2002 - June 2003)
  • Training Matches Director of the Selection of EKVA (June 2003 - August 2004)
  • Alubwi (Alumni organization for BWI) , Commissioner External Relations and Activities (CERA) (January 2003 - Feb 2005), Vice-Chairman (July 2004 - Dec 2004), Chairman (Jan 2005 - Feb 2006), Committee member (Mar 2006 - Sept 2006)
  • Competed in the 2003 ACM Northwestern Europe Programming Contest, Lund, Sweden, Results of team X
  • Squash
  • Skiing
  • Running
  • Walking, Nijmeegse 4daagse (2005:200kms, 2004:200kms, 2003:200kms, 2002:200kms, 2001:200kms)

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