Christoph Knochenhauer – Mathematical Finance

Christoph Knochenhauer

Assistant Professor • Technical University of Munich

Personal Information

Prof. Dr. Christoph Knochenhauer
Technical University of Munich
School of Computation, Information and Technology
Department of Mathematics
Parkring 11
DE-85748 Garching bei München

Professional Career

since 10/2023

Assistant Professor (W2 Tenure Track) for Mathematical Finance
Technical University of Munich

04/2019 — 09/2023

Junior Professor (W1) for Stochastics and Quantitative Mathematical Finance
Technische Universität Berlin

10/2015 — 03/2019

Research Associate (Postdoc)
Trier University

04/2015 — 09/2015

Research Associate (Postdoc)
University Kaiserslautern-Landau

09/2011 — 03/2015

Ph.D. Student
University Kaiserslautern-Landau and Dublin City University

Third-Party Funding

09/2020 — 09/2024

Berlin-Oxford International Research Training Group: Stochastic Analysis in Interaction
Principal Investigator, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Prizes and Awards


Joseph A. Schumpeter Prize 2017 (Best Paper Award)
German Central Bank and Trier University


Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievements 2016 (Ph.D. Thesis Award)
University Kaiserslautern-Landau Alumni Network


Gauss Early Career Prize 2015 (Ph.D. Thesis Award)
German Society for Insurance and Financial Mathematics


Prize for Outstanding Diploma Thesis 2011 (Diploma Thesis Award)
Landesbank Baden-Württemberg and University Kaiserslautern-Landau

Organisational Activities


16th German Probability and Statistics Days, Essen
Co-Organizer of the Section on Stochastic Optimazation and Operations Research


Stochastic Models and Control Workshop, Trier
Local Co-Organizer


Stochastic Models and Control Workshop, Kaiserslautern
Local Co-Organizer