As a Senior Consultant (Model Development), Jan works in the Research and Development team on model development and software engineering tasks to make sure that VLC remains at the leading edge in all technical aspects.

Jan joined VLC in May 2017. His main focus has been on improving the runtime of Zenith’s proprietary traffic and public transport assignment. He also worked on software projects for the Outdoor Advertising Industry.

Jan has commercial experience as a Software and Algorithm Engineer in the utility sector, working on large-scale geospatial data sets. Before that he was working as a Ph.D. Researcher at The University of Queensland at the intersection of computational, statistical and quantum physics and as a tutor for undergraduate Physics and Mathematics courses.

Jan holds a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from The University of Queensland. He has a degree in Physics, with a minor in Mathematics, from Heidelberg University in Germany.