Our Team

Meet our team at FiRRM

Nils Engelhardt Research Associate
Nils Engelhardt studied Business Mathematics at the Technical University of Dortmund where he received his master’s degree. Using the so-called fast track, he joined the Centre for Finance, Risk & Resource Management at the beginning of his fourth Master semester in February 2018. His main scientific interest lies in exploring new datasets in economics and finance and quantitative analysis, respectively. For his master thesis and Ph.D. programme, he is now focused on the set up of a bankruptcy dataset of countries of the European Union.
Aydin Aslan Research Associate
Aydin Aslan studied Economics and Quantitative Finance at the University of Kiel. During his bachelor studies, he gained practical experience as a working student for three semesters in the credit risk management division of the HSH Nordbank AG in Hamburg, participating in the analysis and restructuring of shipping portfolios. In his master studies, he spent an exchange year at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France focusing on pricing and hedging of derivatives, financial econometrics and international finance. After his exchange year, he did a
three-month internship at Deloitte Germany in Hamburg, where he developed a tool for quantifying risks. He currently writes his master thesis on portfolio selection by full-scale optimization.