He specialises in analysis of the underground economy. His current thesis is titled “Extracting Economic Information from Underground Marketplaces”. It involves gathering and extracting structured information from various underground trading places. This information will be further processed via machine learning algorithms to e.g. determine the current prices for illicit goods and services.
He received a bachelor’s degree from the TU Wien in Software & Information Engineering and is currently finishing his master’s degree in Software Engineering & Internet Computing at the same university.