Maximiliano Jara Künsemüller

University of Pittsburgh, Class of 2026

Major: Mathematics-Economics

Maximiliano Jara Kunsemuller is a junior at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Economics-Mathematics. He is especially interested in how mathematical and statistical analysis are used to foster data driven business decisions, as well as predicting future trends in income distribution and economic growth.

During the SUMR program, Max works under the guidance of Dr. Claudio Lucarelli where he helps analyze bargaining and negotiation models between medical device manufacturing companies and hospitals in the United States.

Within the University of Pittsburgh, Max works as an undergraduate teaching assistant for physics classes, where he helps students understand concepts from class, leads review sessions, and hosts office hours. Max has had previous research experience, where he helped a professor with data analysis on Argentinian Universities to describe the effect that economic conditions have on representation of women in stem fields. Additionally, Max is an active member of the Kappa Psi Chapter of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity on campus.