New members of the EC group

Tatjana Slavova (Mag.rer.nat. Dr.rer.nat.)
Christina Maria Bachmaier (Mag. phil.)

We are pleased to introduce the new members of our group: Tatjana Slavova and Christina Maria Bachmaier.

Dr. Tatiana Slavova has joined the EC group as a project assistant. Previously, she worked at the University of Vienna, as well as at the Vienna University of Economics and Business and at the Institute for Advanced Studies. Before coming to Vienna, she was a professor of mathematics at the University of Civil Aviation in Kiev. She received her first master degree in applied mathematics at the faculty of Cybernetics at Taras Shevchenko National University (Kiev), and the second degree in Informatics and Applied Financial and Actuarial Science at the University of Nice (France). Tatjana has defended her PhD in applied mathematics at Glushkov Institute of Cybernetics of the Academy of Sciences (Ukraine). The title of her thesis is “Optimal Control of Terminal Domains and Computation of the Accelerating and Focusing Structures”.
Research Interests: Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, Economics, Optimal Control and Optimization, Modeling under Uncertainty, Machine Learning, Text Mining

Christina Bachmaier was born in Upper Austria and moved to Vienna in 2005, to study Journalism and Communication Science. She has gained working experiences in project management and marketing at the Museum of Modern Art, the Medienwirtschaft Publishing House and Esprit PR and finally found her way to the Innovation Center at the Vienna University of Technology in 2014. Christina received a Master degree from University of Vienna in 2012. In her master thesis she focused on the impact of bad TV news on the (short-run) state of mind of the recipients. In an experiment with more than 140 participants she screened her thesis, illustrating her findings in a statistically master piece. At the Innovations Center Christina´s agendas include supporting visiting professors, students, keeping the website up-to-date as well as handling any other duties and responsibilities.