David Matthäus, M.Sc.


Address: Arcisstr. 21, 80333 Munich
E-Mail: david.matthaeus@tum.de
Telephone: +49 (0) 89 289-25806
Telefax: +49 (0) 89 289-25802
Room: 2413
Office hours: by appointment


Academic Background:

08/19 - 10/19 Visiting Researcher
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Since 11/16 Research Assistant and Doctoral Candidate, Chair of Management Accounting
Technical University of Munich
10/14 - 04/15 Studies abroad in engineering and mathematics
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
10/13 - 11/16 Mathematics in Science and Engineering
Technical University of Munich
Degree: Master of Science
09/12 - 09/17 Business Sciences
Fernuniversität in Hagen
Degree: Bachelor of Science
10/10 - 07/13 Mathematics
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich
Degree: Bachelor of Science


Teaching Activities:

Tutorial Controlling (Winter 18/19)
Advanced Seminar in Finance and Accounting: Challenges in SMEs and craft firms (Winter 18/19)
Lecture & Tutorial Value-based Management (Summer 18)
Seminar Controlling mit SAP (Winter 17/18, Summer 19)
Lecture & Tutorial Kostenrechnung (Summer 17)
Advanced Seminar in Finance and Accounting: Case Study Seminar (Winter 16/17, Summer 19, Winter 19/20)
Advanced Seminar in Finance and Accounting: Corporate Valuation - Theory and Practice (Winter 16/17)
Advanced Seminar in Finance and Accounting: Wirtschaftsprüfung (Winter 16/17)
Project studies and final theses in cooperation with FRAMOS, BMW, Hilti, Startups, etc.


Research Interests:

Real options valuation
Energy capacity auctions
Flexibility in energy grids
Optimization in energy applications
Decentralized electricity generation



Peer Reviewed Articles

Christopher Scheubel, David Matthäus, and Gunther Friedl. (2019) "The impact of industrial self-supply on Bavaria’s electricity system – effects on supply security and market prices", International Journal of Energy Sector Management, Vol. 13 Issue: 2, pp.450-466, DOI 10.1108/IJESM-11-2017-0009

Conference Proceedings

David Matthäus, Pietro Bortolotti, Jaikumar Loganathan, and Carlo L. Bottasso. (2017) "Propagation of Uncertainties Through Wind Turbine Models for Robust Design Optimization", 35th Wind Energy Symposium, AIAA SciTech Forum, (AIAA 2017-1849) DOI 10.2514/6.2017-1849


Manfred Grundke, Gunther Friedl, Hans Wintrich, Maximilian Blaschke, David Matthäus, and Friedrich Walcher. (2018) "Strategie zur Reduzierung der CO2-Emissionen bei energieintensiven Produktionsprozessen", Et – Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen 68 (10):20-22.

Working Papers

David Matthäus, Sebastian Schwenen, and David Wozabal. (2019) "Renewable Auctions: Bidding for Real Options", available at SSRN