Martin Ruckes is Professor for Finance and Banking at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) since February 2007.
From 2013 and 2016, Martin Ruckes held also the position of the dean of studies responsible for the fields of study on "Industrial Engeneering and Management" and "Economics Engineering".
Martin Ruckes earned his PhD in Economics and his Diplom in Business Economics from the University of Mannheim. After his PhD, Martin spent seven year as an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business (USA).
He is an internationally recognized researcher in the field of Corporate Finance amd Financial Intermediation. His research has been published in many high reputable international journals like the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Business, Review of Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation and the Journal of Banking and Finance.
Since 2011, he is also member of the Scientific Advisory Board at Aalto University School of Business.