Professional Awards and Recognition

2015               Doctoral degree in Economics under the auspices of the Federal President,

                       Highest possible distinction for excellent performance in academic studies in Austria.


2014               Heidelberg Laureate Forum, Selected participant.


2014               “Audience Award” of the “Long Night of Research”,

                       Most popular inactive presentation at the Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt.


2012               Best Dissertation Award, Austrian Society for Operations Research.


2012               Best Dissertation Award, Austrian Mathematical Society.


2012               Doctoral degree in Optimization under the auspices of the Federal President,

                       Highest possible distinction for excellent performance in academic studies in Austria.


2010               Award for Excellent Supervision of Talented Pupils,

                       Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology.


2009               Kurier High Potential ’09, Finalist.


2009               WiWi Talents Program/Book 2008/2009, Admission.


2008               Lupe 2008, Award for excellent science communication.


2008               Award for excellent achievements in the university studies,

                       Austrian Federal Ministry of Research and Science.


Jan 2007 –      Scholarship of the Austrian National Bank,         

Aug 2008       Research project: "The Macroeconomics of EMU Enlargement".


2008               Award for the best master thesis in Economics, Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt.


2006               European Forum Alpbach, Scholarship holder.


2003–             Merit scholarship, Academic years 2003/04, 2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/07, 2007/08 and 2008/09.

2009