Vitor Azevedo

Vitor Azevedo

professor of Financial Management



Vitor is a professor at the Chair of Financial Management at RPTU Kaiserslautern-Landau. He earned his Ph.D. in finance, graduating summa cum laude from the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

His tenure at TUM extended beyond his doctoral studies, serving as a postdoctoral researcher (Akademischer Rat) from 2018 to 2021. His research primarily focuses on empirical asset pricing, behavioral finance, sustainable finance, and quantitative finance. He is particularly noted for applying artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques in asset pricing and other financial applications. Vitor is also affiliated with the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), where he contributes to the Department of Data Science and its Applications (DSA). Before joining TUM, Vitor’s professional background included roles in the financial markets as a portfolio manager and stockbroker.

  • Data science in Finance
  • Machine (deep) learning
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Sustainable Finance
  • W2-Professor of Financial Management, 2021-

    Faculty of Business Studies and Economics, RPTU

  • Research stay at Yale School of Management, 2019

    Yale, New Haven, Connecticut (United States)

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, 2018-2021

    Technical University of Munich, Department of Financial Management and Capital Markets

  • PhD in The Role of Earnings Forecasts in Asset Pricing Models and Estimates of Cost of Capital, 2015-2018

    School of Management, Technical University of Munich

  • Interim Professor, 2012-2014

    State University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis (Brazil)