Awards, Honors, Grants, and Funding

2019

Nominated to join the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Consumption for the 2019-2020 term.

2018/2019

Foundation for Technology Assessment (TA Swiss) funding for the interdisciplinary project on the effects of “AI – when algorithms decide”. Principal investigator of subproject “AI in consumption” (15’000CHF of 159’253CHF)

2018

Foundation for Research in Science and the Humanities at the University of Zurich. Funding for a laboratory experiment on consumers’ differential evaluations of human vs. machine encounters (10’800CHF)

2016

The article “The Value of Self-Service” (together with Nancy V. Wünderlich and Florian v. Wangenheim) has been awarded the runner-up for the European Research Paper of the Year 2016 by CIONET.

2016

The article “Branding Access Offers” (together with Christoph Baumeister and Florian v.Wangenheim) has been nominated for the Rigor & Relevance Award 2016 of the Swiss Academy of Marketing Science.

2012-2015

German Research Foundation (DFG) funding for the collaborative research center 768 (SFB 768) on managing cycles in innovation processes; Subproject C3: Principal Investigator; funding raised for Prof. Dr. Florian v. Wangenheim. (292’000 EUR)

2015

Travel grant by the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences. (1'000 CHF)

2014

My dissertation on “Self-Service Technology – Friend or Foe?” has received an honorable mention at the 2014 EMAC McKinsey Marketing Dissertation Award.

2014

Nominated for the Best Reviewer Award of the 12th international conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI2015 conference).

2010/2012

Travel grants by the “Frauenförderfonds der WI Fakultät”. (1’000 EUR)

2011

Individual research funding by the “Leonard Lorenz Stiftung”. (3’000 EUR)

2011

Individual research funding by the “Bund der Freunde der TUM e.V.” (1’100 EUR)

2011

Awarded to be a 2011 American Marketing Association (AMA) Sheth Doctoral Consortium Fellow.

2008

My master’s thesis on “customer integration” has received the Süd-Chemie Award for an outstanding Diploma Thesis at the TUM School of Management.