Frederic Tronnier, M.Sc.
+49 (0) 69 / 798 34 707 (Phone)
Office 2.231, RuW Building
D-60323 Frankfurt am Main
- Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)
- Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)
- Digital Euro
- Behavioural Finance
- Privacy in Mobile Payment
Frédéric Tronnier joined the Chair of Mobile Business & Multilateral Security as a research and teaching assistant in 2019. He holds a B.A. in Economics and Business Administration with specialization in Management and Marketing, as well as a M.A. in Business Informatics, both from Goethe-University Frankfurt. Between his degrees he worked at a Venture Capital company, identifying and evaluating promising hard-and software start-ups. His Masters thesis on the investment behavior of retail investors in Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) led him to join the chair.
Call for Bachelor and Master theses:
I am always looking for good and committed students. So just drop me a message if you are interested in writing a Bachelor or Master thesis about Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Smart Contracts, Mobile Payment or Privacy-related topics.
Under Theses you can find some specific topics for Bachelor and Master Theses that are currently open.
Don't hesistate to come up with your own ideas, suggestions or wishes regarding a particular topic or the direction of a topic in the above-mentioned fields.
Areas that I am particularly interested in are:
- Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and the Digital Euro
- DLT in Finance and Payment
- Privacy, Adoption and Usage in Payment Solutions
These topics may be investigated with quantitative, qualitative as well as theoretical-based methodologies (e.g. systematic literature reviews).
Currently open thesis topics:
- Bachelor: Contextual Integrity in Digital Payments - Analyzing privacy concerns in digital payments
- Bachelor: Analyzing the flow of data in Digital Payments
Frédéric Tronnier is a member and expert at the Digital Euro Association (DEA).
Tronnier, Frédéric and Biker, Patrick, "A Framework and Qualitative Evaluation of Privacy Concerns in the Digital Euro" (2022). PACIS 2022 Proceedings. 63.
- Tronnier, F., Harborth, D., Hamm, P. 2022. "Investigating privacy concerns and trust in the digital Euro in Germany". Electronic Commerce Research and Applications. Volume 53, May–June 2022, 101158. Available under: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.elerap.2022.101158
- Tronnier, F. 2021. "Privacy in Payment in the Age of Central Bank Digital Currency. Privacy and Identity Management". 15th IFIP WG 9.2, 9.6/11.7, 11.6/SIG 9.2.2 International Summer School. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-72465-8_6
- Tronnier, F., Hamm, P. and Harborth, D.. 2020. "The Role of Behavioural Biases and Personality Traits of Retail Investors in ICOs". European Conference on Information Systems.https://aisel.aisnet.org/ecis2020_rp/22/
- Tronnier, F., Recker, M. and Hamm, P.. 2020. Towards Central Bank Digital Currency - A Systematic Literature Review". Pacific Conference on Information Systems.https://aisel.aisnet.org/pacis2020/131/
- Rannenberg, Kai; Pape, Sebastian; Tronnier, Frederic and Löbner, Sascha. 2021. Study on the technical evaluation of de-identification procedures for personal data in the automotice sector. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21248/gups.63413
- Löbner, S.; Tronnier, F.; Pape, S. and Rannenberg, K.: Comparison of De-Identification Techniques for Privacy Preserving Data Analysis in Vehicular Data Sharing. In CSCS '21: ACM Computer Science in Cars Symposium, Ingolstadt, Germany, November 30th, 2021, ACM, 2021
- Tronnier, F., Pape, S., Löbner, S., Rannenberg, K. (2022). A Discussion on Ethical Cybersecurity Issues in Digital Service Chains. In: Kołodziej, J., Repetto, M., Duzha, A. (eds) Cybersecurity of Digital Service Chains. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 13300. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-04036-8_10
- S. Amiri, C. Bachir Brahim, C. Gerencsér, A. Ghosh, A.S. Gógl, J. Gutiérrez, K. Kaponda, C. Kraft, K. Ottoni, C. Pfister, A. Ralphs, D. Szego, Dr. D. Tercero-Lucas, F. Tronnier, L. Tullo, (2023). Privacy and Central Bank Digital Currencies. Digital Euro Association e.V. Available under: https://7869715.fs1.hubspotusercontent-na1.net/hubfs/7869715/Privacy%20and%20CBDCs%20-%20Digital%20Euro%20Association%20Working%20Group.pdf
- Tronnier, Frédéric and Kakkar, Seddanth, Would You Pay with a Digital Euro? Investigating Usage Intention in Central Bank Digital Currency (August 18, 2021). Available at SSRN: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4194173