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Ralf Korn

Fraunhofer ITWM


Ralf Korn is head of the the financial mathematics group at the RPTU Kaiserslautern-Landau (formerly TU Kaiserslautern) and founder and longtime head of the department “Financial Mathematics” at Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics (ITWM). 

He received his PhD in Mathematics in 1993 at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz. Since 1999 he is professor of financial mathematics and stochastic control at the Dept. Mathematics of RPTU Kaiserslautern-Landau. He supervised 60 PhD students until today. His main areas of research are continuous-time finance, also with applications in life insurance mathematics, numerical methods in stochastics, especially Monte Carlo methods. 

He is the current head of the DGVFM, the German association for actuarial and financial mathematics. He is also a member of the board of DAV, the German association of actuaries, and an associated member of SAV, the Suisse actuarial society.

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