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Overview

Current Position
Since 2014: Assistant Professor of Finance, Manchester Business School

Qualifications

2013 PhD in Economics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Dissertation: High-Frequency Trading in Financial Markets
2013 Visiting researcher at ESSEC Business School, HU Berlin
2012 Visiting researcher at University of Toronto
2009 M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
2008 Undergraduate Studies in Business Engineering and Management, KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany

Prizes and awards

2017-2020 ESRC grant "Experimental Assessment of the Societal Impact of Algorithmic Traders in Asset Markets" (Co-I) joint with Jason Shachat & Julian Williams, Durham University, and Tibor Neugebauer, University of Luxembourg
2014 Young Economist, 5th Nobel Laureates Meeting in Lindau
2012 EFA Doctoral Tutorial Best Paper Prize and CQA Award
2012 IME Graduate School Best Paper Award (1st prize)
2012 Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists - International fellowship for research visit at University of Toronto
2012 Karl Steinbuch scholarship of MFG Stiftung Baden-Württemberg
2012 Research grant for Experimental HFT Project
2011 Research grant for HFT Project 
2010-2013 Doctoral fellowship of German National Science Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)
2009 Scholarship of German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)
2008-2009 Fulbright and VDAC scholarship

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Member of: American Finance Association, European Finance Association, Financial Management Association, German Finance Association

Referee for: Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Econometrics MDPI, European Journal of Finance, Journal of Futures Markets, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, ERIC, FBI, Business & Information Systems Engineering, ECIS, Wirtschaftsinformatik

2015/17 Program committee member, European Retail Investment Conference, Stuttgart, Germany
2011 Organizing team member, 12th Symposium of Finance, Banking and Insurance (FBI), Karlsruhe, Germany

Other research

Conference & Seminar Presentations (*-by co-author, D-Discussion)
2018 American Finance Association
2017 Vienna-Copenhagen Conference on Financial Econometrics*, European Financial Management Association*, INFINITI*, BENC Symposium Newcastle, SAFE Microstructure Conference (D)
2016 Kyle Conference*, Dauphine Microstructure Workshop, Financial Econometrics and Empirical Asset Pricing Conference, German Finance Association*, 3rd SAFE Market Microstructure Workshop
2014 London School of Economics
2013 Uni Mannheim, KU Leuven, WU Wien, HU Berlin, Manchester Business School, Uni St. Gallen
2012 8th Annual Central Bank Workshop on the Microstructure of Financial Markets, Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, Northern Finance Association, Chicago Quantitative Alliance Fall Conference, European Finance Association Doctoral Tutorial, 5th Erasmus Liquidity Conference Doctoral Symposium, International Conference of the French Finance Association, University of Toronto, NASDAQ Brownbag Seminar, University of Maryland
2011 German Finance Association Doctoral Tutorial, European Retail Investment Conference Doctoral Consortium, Universität Zürich

Research interests

Market Microstructure, Behavioral and Experimental Finance, FinTech and Cryptocurrencies, LawTech and Legal Tech

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

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