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Simon Trimborn is an Assistant Professor of Business Statistics at City University of Hong Kong. He conducted his PhD studies under the supervision of Prof. Wolfgang Karl Härdle at the Humboldt-University at Berlin (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) and after his PhD studies he was employed as Research Fellow for 2 years at National University of Singapore in the group of Assoc. Prof. Ying Chen. He defended his PhD thesis with the title "Statistics of Digital Finance" in 2018 and was awarded his doctorate with summa cum laude.

Research Interests/Areas

His work focuses on high dimensional data analysis for time series data with which he tackles specific problems of the cryptocurrency market and the blockchain from an econometric and statistical point of view. The studies are targeted at developing methods and methodologies to provide economically meaningful insights. His publications and ongoing works span:

  • Network Models & Complex Systems Analysis
  • FinTech & Investment Methodologies
  • Text Mining & Dimension Reduction techniques
  • Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Analysis.