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Prof. Dr. Jan-Alexander Posth

Prof. Dr. Jan-Alexander Posth

Prof. Dr. Jan-Alexander Posth

ZHAW School of Management and Law
Fachstelle für Asset Management
Gertrudstrasse 8
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 77 36

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Professor of Asset Management

Expertise and research interests

Research focus:
Sustainable Finance & SRI/ESG
Digitalisation & Artificial Intelligence
Risk & Risk Management

Further research:
Investment solutions & management
Passive investment strategies
Overlay strategies
ALM optimization

Educational background

CAS Higher Education Didactics, 2021, PH Zürich
PhD in physics, 2003, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
Diploma in physics, 2001, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Professional milestones

Head of Research and Portfolio Management, Tom Capital AG
Senior Product Development Manager, STOXX Ltd
Head of Fund Derivatives, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg

Membership of networks



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Oral conference contributions and abstracts

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

“Quasi-particle approach for interacting optical multiple pulses”, Optics Communications
(Vol. 246, pp. 529-544, 2005), J.-A. Posth et al.
"Reduzierte Modelle zur effizienten Optimierung optischer Übertragungssysteme", Dissertation, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Publikationsservice (2004), J.-A. Posth
"Fast optimization procedures for third-order dispersion management", Optics Communications (Vol. 219, pp. 241-249, 2003), J.-A. Posth et al.
"Optimization of dispersion-managed optical fiber lines", IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology (Vol. 20, Issue 6, pp. 946-952, 2002), T. Schäfer et al.