Dimitrios is an Assistant Professor of Finance & Technology with research specializations in asset pricing, banking, blockchain technologies, data analytics, derivatives and risk management. He has taught a range of subjects in Europe, China and the United States. Currently, he teaches FinTech and Risk Management courses at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. His recent research on blockchain-based cryptocurrencies has featured in news outlets such as Business Insider and Yahoo! Finance. His research is regularly presented at international academic conferences, where he has earned recognitions such as “Best Paper” award and other distinctions. Dimitrios has also been awarded as a recognized reviewer by the European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Research in International Business and Finance, and Economics Letters, respectively. Dimitrios’ passion is in teaching and research, and the interplay between the two. He is privileged to have worked with a diverse student body over his career. His recent teaching achievements involve Bloomberg-based lectures for STEM students and a peer-reviewed publication that a group of undergraduates attained, which Dimitrios was supervising as part of their qualifying project, and that uses internet search volume for market timing. Most recently, Dimitrios is an invited speaker for Blockchain Data Analytics workshops hosted by the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) and which will take place in October 2019 in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
Numerous business-related publications, including Business Insider cited a report by Assistant Professor Dimitrios Koutmos, Foisie Business School. He said he’s sounding the alarm for investors, calling his report a “cautionary note” for fans of cryptocurrency.