Christoph Knochenhauer

Prof. Christoph Knochenhauer

Assistant Professor – Technische Universität München

Prof. Dr. Christoph Knochenhauer

School of Computation, Information and Technology
Technische Universität München
Parkring 11 – 13
85748 Garching bei München

Professional Career

since 10/2023

Assistant Professor (W2 Tenure Track), Technische Universität München

04/2019 — 10/2023

Junior Professor (W1), Technische Universität Berlin

10/2015 — 03/2019

Research Associate (Postdoc), Universität Trier

04/2015 — 09/2015

Research Associate (Postdoc), Technische Universität Kaiserslautern

10/2011 — 03/2015

PhD Student, Dublin City University and Technische Universität Kaiserslautern

Academic Education


Doctorate in Mathematics, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern


Diplom in Mathematics, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern

Third Party Funding

since 09/2020

Berlin-Oxford IRTG 2544: Stochastic Analysis in Interaction
Principal Investigator, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Prizes and Awards


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


Prize for Outstanding Scientific Achievements 2016 (PhD Thesis Award)
TU Kaiserslautern Alumni Network


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


Prize for Outstanding Diploma Thesis 2011 (Best Thesis Award)
Landesbank Baden-Württemberg and TU Kaiserslautern

Organisational Activities


16th German Probability and Statistics Days, Essen
Section Co-Head Stochastic Optimization and Operations Research


Stochastic Models and Control Workshop, Trier
Local Co-Organizer


Stochastic Models and Control Workshop, Kaiserslautern
Local Co-Organizer