Prof. Dietmar Maringer
University of Basel
Professor Maringer has received his PhD from the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences, University of Vienna, Austria, in 1996/97. Then, in 1997 he received a MPhil in Finance, from the Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge, UK. In 2004/5, Dietmar had his PD Habilitation from the Faculty of Economics, Law and Social Sciences, University of Erfurt, Germany. Currently, Dietmar is Professor of Computational Economics and Finance at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Basel. His research interests combine finance and computational methods from artificial intelligence and data analysis. These include risk management, portfolio optimization, algorithmic trading, high-frequency markets, financial networks, complex adaptive systems, machine learning, computational intelligence and simulation-based techniques.
Prior to his current position, Dietmar was Director of Research and PhD Programmes at the Centre for Computational Finance and Economics Agents (University of Essex, UK).
He has published numerous journal articles, books, and conference papers and has won several best-paper awards. Amongst other commitments, he chaired the Portfolio Optimization Task Force in IEEE’s Computational Economics and Finance Technical Committee 2008-2018, and is a regular member in the organization and program committees of international conferences on Computational and Financial Econometrics, on Informatics and Mathematics, and on Computational and Methodological Statistics.