Markus Leitner received his PhD (Dr. techn.) in Computer Science from TU Wien in 2010 and his habilitation (venia docendi) in Operations Research from the University of Vienna in 2016. He was a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at TU Wien, University of Vienna and Université libre de Bruxelles. He was also a visiting researcher at the Interuniversity Research Centre on Enterprise Networks, Logistics and Transportation (CIRRELT) in Montreal, Canada. He is currently employed as a University Assistant (Assistant Professor) at the University of Vienna, where he is also leading three research projects (funded by the Vienna Science and Technology Fund (WWTF), Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and by the Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) Urban Europe).