Mario Liebensteiner is Assistant Professor (tenure track) of Energy Markets and Energy Systems Analysis at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg. He is further affiliated with WU Vienna. His research focuses on the analysis and regulation of energy markets and environmental policy. Previously, Mario Liebensteiner worked as a postdoc and respectively praedoc research associate at TU Kaiserslautern and WU Vienna. He holds a doctoral degree in economics from WU Vienna and studied economics at JKU Linz and City University of Hong Kong.