Max joined the Institute for Manufacturing as a PhD candidate in engineering under the supervision of Dr Frank Tietze in October 2020. His research focuses on using data-driven approaches in the field of technology and innovation management. He is interested in the valuation of technologies and innovation to enhance decision making processes.
Prior to starting his PhD, Max earned a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration from RWTH Aachen University as well as a M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Tsinghua University. He further holds a M.Sc. in Business Analytics from University College London and was a visiting student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.