Professional background

from Oct 2010:                 University of Augsburg,
                                            Professorship for Finance & Information Management

from Sep 2010:                 Private University for Health Sciences,
                                            Medical Informatics and Technology (UMIT), Visiting Professor

Sep 2009 - Sep 2010:       Private University for Health Sciences
                                             Medical Informatics and Technology (UMIT)

                                             Professor extraordinarius of Finance and Taxation

June 2009:                         Ruf für Offer for professorship in General Business Administration,
                                             esp. Finance, at St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences

Feb 2009 - Aug 2009:       University of Augsburg,
                                             Senior Research Assistant at the Chair of Finance and Banking,
                                             Prof. Dr. Manfred Steiner

July 2005 - Feb 2009:       University of Augsburg,
                                             Research Assistant at the Chair of Finance and Banking,
                                             Prof. Dr. Manfred Steiner

June 2001 - June 2005:    University of Hohenheim
                                             Specialist for Economics and Social Sciences

March 1997 - Dec 2000:  University of Augsburg,
                                             Research Assistant at the Chair of Finance and Banking,
                                             Prof. Dr. Manfred Steiner

Academic career

July 2005 - July 2008:        Habilitation thesis in Finance,
                                              "Estimating Discount Factors - A Theoretical and Empirical Approach to Improve the Accuracy of Term Structure Models"
                                              under supervision of Prof. Dr. Manfred Steiner, University of Augsburg


March 1997 - Dec 2004:   PhD thesis in Finance mit dem Titel "Multiple Price Processes and Exercise Conditions in the Valuation of Options"
                                              with Prof. Dr. Manfred Steiner, University of Augsburg

May 1997 - Dec 2001:      University of Augsburg
                                             Study of mathematics with specialization in:
                                             1. Differential equations (ordinary)
                                             2. Functional analysis and partial differential equations
                                             3. Stochastics (probability and measure theory and stochastic processes)

Oct 1993 - Sep 1996:        University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart
                                             Study of economics with specialization in:
                                             1. Macroeconomics
                                             2. Business research
                                             3. Accounting and Finance
                                             4. Banking

Awards

June 2018:    Richard Briotta Best Paper Award in Knowledge Management/Strategy for the paper "If, When and How Financial Decisions Affect Firm's Value: A Meta-Analysis"

July 2009:     2009 Science Award from the Kurt and Felicitas Viermetz Foundation, Augsburg

Sep 2006:      Awarded the 2006 RMA Risk Management Prize for the dissertation "Multiple Price Processes and Exercise Conditions in the Valuation of Options"

June 2006:    2006 Science Prize for the dissertation "Multiple Price Processes and Exercise Conditions in the Valuation of Options"

July 1999:     2nd place in the business game "The Board '99"

July 1991:     First prize at the "Day of Mathematics" at the University of Ulm

Sep 1989:     Second prize at the "Federal Mathematics Competition"

Memberships

  • American Finance Association
  • European Finance Association
  • German Finance Association
  • German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB)

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