Short CV

Grants and Awards

01/2020 CSCS allocation by the Swiss national supercomputing center
01/2019 NanoSolveIT consortium partner by European Research Councils Horizon2020 program
01/2019 INCITE award (Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment) funded by the U.S. Department of Energy
03/2018 Volker Heine Young Investigator Runner-up Award by the Psi-K Network and Nature publishing group
01/2018 Humboldt return-fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation until end of 2018
11/2017 Junior Research Fellowship of the Thomas-Young Center for Simulation of Materials
02/2017 Dell-Intel Young Investigator Award by the University of Florida’s Quantum Theory Project
12/2016 PhD prize for the best PhD thesis over all disciplines given by the University society Bonn
04/2016 Feodor-Lynen fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt foundation until end of 2017
12/2015 DAAD scholarship for the International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

 Work Experience

Since 09/2019 Chief Digital Organization
Merck KGaA

In Silico Scientist
02/2019 – 07/2019 Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing
Heidelberg University
Guest Senior Researcher
01/2018 – 01/2019 Institute for Physical Chemistry
University of Goettingen
Researcher Fellow
04/2016 – 04/2018 London Centre for  Nanotechnology
University College London
Visiting Lecturer
03/2012 – 03/2016 Mulliken Center for Theoretical Chemistry
University of Bonn
Research associate
10/2011 – 02/2012 Institute for Theoretical Physics
Heidelberg University
Research assistant
10/2008 – 02/2011 Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing
Heidelberg University
Teaching assistant


03/2012 – 07/2015 University of Bonn
PhD in theoretical chemistry
Thesis at Mulliken Center for Theoretical Chemistry
Development and Application of Electronic Structure Methods for Noncovalent Interactions in Organic Solids
10/2006 – 02/2012 Heidelberg University
Diploma in physics
Thesis at Institute for Theoretical Physics
Dimensionality of Spinmodulations in Superconducting Cuprates
08/1997 – 07/2006 High School “Gymnasium Herzogenrath”
Abitur, certificate of general university maturity

 Scientific Conferences

 Scientific Publications