My name is Christian Kroer. I am a Ph.D. student in Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, where I am part of the Electronic Marketplaces Lab, advised by Professor Tuomas Sandholm.

I hold a Master’s degree in Software Development and Technology from the IT University of Copenhagen (ITU). I was advised by Professors Rune M. Jensen and Joseph R. Kiniry. I also hold a bachelor’s degree in Human Centered Informatics from Aalborg University.

I spent the summer of 2015 interning at Microsoft Research New York City, where I worked with Sébastien Lahaie and Miro Dudík.

I spent the summer of 2016 interning at Facebook Core Data Science, where I worked with Nico Stier and Eric Sodomka.

I am a winner of the 2016 Facebook Fellowship in economics and computation, which will generously be supporting my PhD work.

My resume can be found here.

Some of my code can be found on GitHub.

My e-mail is ckroer AT


My research lies at the intersection of computer science and economics. It is concerned with problems such as how to compute Nash equilibria in large-scale games and maximizing revenue in auctions.

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I have taught several courses on algorithms, artificial intelligence, and markets. A full list of courses can be found here.

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