Curriculum Vitae


2012Professor (W3) for Computational Nanoscience: Tübingen University
2012 (Apr-Sep)Professor (stand-in): Düsseldorf University, Germany
2006-2012Leader of the Independent Junior Research Group "Colloids at Interfaces": Mainz University, Germany
2002-2006Research Assistent: Max-Planck-Institute for Metals Research, Stuttgart, Germany (Dept. Dietrich)
2001-2002Lynen fellowship of the Humboldt foundation: Special Research Centre for the Subatomic Structure of Matter (CSSM), Adelaide, Australia (Host: Prof. Tony Thomas)

Higher Education

2000 (Oct)PhD Tübingen University, Germany, Supervisor: Dr. Reinhard Alkofer (now at Graz University)
1997 (Dec)Diplom (M.Sc.) in Physics, Tübingen University
1991 (June)Abitur at the Special School for Math & Sciences Chemnitz

Scholarships and Awards

2004 (Mar-Apr)Visiting fellow of the Alexander-von-Humbold foundation
2002 (Feb-Jul)Feodor Lynen fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt foundation (Adelaide University, with Prof. A. W. Thomas)
1993 (Aug)- 1994 (May)Fulbright scholarship for the academic year at State University of New York, Stony Brook, USA
1991-1997Scholarship of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German National Foundation)
1990 and 1991Participation in the International Physics Olympiad for High School Students (Groningen/Netherlands, Havana/Cuba), 4th prize in both years

Languange skills

English (fluent); Russian (good); French, Spanish (working knowledge)