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Employment:

  • Since 12/2015
    Research Fellow, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Germany
  • 09/2009 - 11/2015
    Assistant Professor at Nordita, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 11/2010 - 03/2012
    Parental leave
  • 09/2006 - 08/2009
    Postdoc at Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • 09/2005 - 08/2006
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • 2004-08/2005
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Physics, University of Arizona
  • 2003-2004
    Research Fellow of the GSI (Heavy Ion Society), Darmstadt, Germany
  • 1999-2001
    Instructor/Teaching Assistant for courses in mechanics, electrodynamics and quantum mechanics at Frankfurt University
  • 1997-1999
    Research Graduate Student at Frankfurt University, Germany.

Education:

  • Aug 2003: Ph. D., Theoretical Physics 
    J. W. Goethe Universit¨at Frankfurt (Germany)
    ‘mit Auszeichnung’ (excellent)
    Adviser: Prof. Dr. H. Stöcker
    Topic: “Black Holes in Large Extra Dimensions”
  • Aug 2000: Diplom (M.S.), Physics,
    J. W. Goethe Universität Frankfurt (Germany)
    ‘mit Auszeichnung’ (excellent)
    Adviser: Prof. Dr. Dr. hc. mult. W. Greiner
    Topic: “Particle Production in Time Dependent Gravitational Fields”
  • July 1997: Vordiplom (B.S.), Mathematics
    J. W. Goethe Universität Frankfurt (Germany)
    ‘sehr gut’ (very good)