Curriculum Vitae

website-photo-white-backgroundAcademic Degrees

  • Feb 2016 Dr. rer. nat., summa cum laude
    University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Dec 2010 Diploma in physics with honors
    University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

Education

  • Jan 2014 – Jun 2014 Princeton University
    Visiting Student Research Collaborator
  • Feb 2011 – Jun 2015 University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
    Graduate student (PhD)
  • Apr 2009 – Sep 2009 University of Regensburg
    Undergraduate student
  • Oct 2006 – Dec 2010 University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
    Undergraduate student
  • Apr 2006 – Sep 2006 University of Kaiserslautern
    Undergraduate student

Positions and Employment

  • Oct 2020 – present Saarland University and FAU
    Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the Departments of Physics
    (During the pandemic, I returned to Germany)
  • Since Oct 2020 Sponsored affiliate of Princeton University
  • Oct 2018 – Sep 2020 Princeton University
    Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the Department of Physics
  • Jul 2015 – Sep 2018 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
    Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the Department of Mathematics
  • Feb 2011 – Jun 2015 University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
    Research and Teaching Assistant at the Department of Physics

Awards and Fellowships

  • Oct 2017 Kulturpreis Bayern – Price for Culture and Science of the Federal State of Bavaria
  • Oct 2016 Ohm Prize of the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg for an outstanding dissertation in 2015/2016
  • Jun 2015 – Jul 2015 Participant of the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting
  • Mar 2015 Best Poster Award at the 18th Workshop on Stochastic Geometry, Stereology and Image Analysis
  • Mar 2012 – Aug 2014 Ph.D. Fellow of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung)
  • Oct 2011 Ohm Prize of the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg for an outstanding diploma thesis in 2010/2011
  • Sep 2008 – Dec 2010 Fellow of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung)
  • Apr 2008 – Feb 2016 Scholar of the Elite Graduate Program of the State of Bavaria “Physics with Integrated Doctorate Program”
  • Oct 2005 – Mar 2011 Scholar of the “Max Weber-Program of the State of Bavaria for the support of the highly-gifted”

Selected list of publications

Selected list of presentations

  • Invitation to the International Conference on Convex, Integral and Stochastic Geometry, Bad Herrenalb, Germany (Sept 5–10 2021)
  • Keynote opening the 15th International Congress for Stereology and Image Analysis: “How to find a hidden order among disorder”, Aarhus, Denmark (May 2019)
  • Invited talk at the International Conference on Geometry and Physics of Spatial Random Systems: “Universal hidden order in amorphous cellular geometries”, Bad Herrenalb, Germany (Sep 2017)
  • Invited talk at the International Conference on Geometry and Physics of Spatial Random Systems: “Shape of Anisotropic Random Fields”, Bad Herrenalb, Germany (Sep 2015)
  • Plenary dinner talk at the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting: “Complex and Disordered Structures: from Supernovae to Medical Diagnostics”, Lindau, Germany (Jul 2015)

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