Jakob holds a Ph.D. in computational mathematics from the University of Oslo, where he studied mathematical models of electrical activity in the brain. He also developed computer models running on high-performance computers produces large amounts of data. Jakob is a pragmatic programmer who takes pride in building robust, clean and easy-to-maintain software solutions. Since being awarded his Ph.D, Jakob has built and maintained energy-market models in the renewable power sector.
Jakob’s experience working in an interdisciplinary field, and enthusiasm for learning have been key to his success in collaberating with experts from diverse fields. By working closely with colleagues, Jakob has been able to deliver practical and technically sound solutions that meet real-world needs. He values the importance of learning from others and sharing his own expertise to support others, and believes that the best solutions are achieved in collaboration with peers with a range skills and experiences.