Marliese Uhrig-Homburg is full professor of finance at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany, holding the Endowed Chair (DZ BANK) of Financial Engineering and Derivates. She obtained a doctoral degree from University of Mannheim and completed her habilitation on “The cost of debt, credit risk, and optimal capital structure” in 2001.
Her research focuses on the pricing and the role of derivatives, credit risk, fixed income and energy markets, and the interaction between investment and financing decisions. She is the author of several recent papers on financial engineering in leading academic journals, among others in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Review of Derivatives Research and Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.
She is member of the Advisory Board of the German Finance Association (DGF), co-organizes the triannual international Symposium on Finance, Banking and Insurance in Karlsruhe, and is vice-speaker of the section Banking and Finance of the German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB). Since 2008 she serves as vice-dean of the department of Economics and Business Engineering at KIT.