• 1987: Diploma in Technical Mathematics, University of Linz (Austria)
  • 1987: Diploma, 1st part, in Technical Physics, University of Linz
  • 1991: PhD in Mathematics, University of Zürich (Switzerland)
  • 2000: Habilitation in Mathematics and Finance, University of Ulm (Germany)

  • 2005 - present: Professor; Department of Mathematics; University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany)
    also Affiliated Professor of School of Business and Economics;
  • 2003 - 2005: Associate Professor; Department of Mathematical Stochastics; University of Karlsruhe (Germany) -- now: Department of Stochastics, KIT Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • 2001 - 2003: Term Position as a (Full) Professor; Department of Mathematical Stochastics; University of Karlsruhe (Germany)
  • 1995 - 2001: Assistant Professor; Department of Finance; University of Ulm (Germany)
  • 1993 - 1995: EPSRC Research Assistant in Mathematical Finance; University of London and University of Bath (UK)
  • 1991 - 1992: Post-Doc-Scholarship; Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Mechanics; University of Marseille (France)
  • 1987 - 1991: Assistant; Institute for Applied Mathematics; University of Zürich (Switzerland)

Selected invited visits
and invited (conference) talks
  • Stanford (USA), Paris VI (France), Warwick (UK), Oslo (Norway), Kolkata (India), Prague (Czech Rep.), Brussels (Belgium),
  • Warsaw, Krakow, Wroclaw (all Poland), Bern (Switzerland), Vienna (Austria), Graz (Austria), Burlington VT (USA), Vitoria (Brazil),
  • Bonn (six times), Frankfurt/Main, Kaiserslautern, Bielefeld, Erlangen-Nürnberg (all Germany),
  • Munich, Düsseldorf, Mainz, Cologne, Siegen, Oldenburg, Karlsruhe, Ulm (all Germany),
  • Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (six times),
  • National Research Institutes at INRIA/Sophia Antipolis (France) and Oberwolfach (Germany),
  • Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics RICAM Linz (Austria),
  • Institute for Employment Research of the German Federal Employment Agency at Nürnberg (Germany).

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