Resume

Materials Scientist & Physicist | Educated in Aachen & California | Trained in Zurich

EDUCATION

BSc | MSc

Materials Science

RWTH Aachen, Germany &
Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, USA

PhD

Experimental Physics

RWTH Aachen, Germany &
Stanford University

Infrared Nanooptics group at the I. Institute of Physics at RWTH.

Lecturer & Postdoc

Department of Mechanical & Process Engineering

ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Research Assistant RWTH Aachen 

                      II. Institute of Physics A

2015 - 2016   Group Nanostructure Optics

2011 - 2015   Group Infrared Nano-Optics and Metamaterials      

Visiting Scientist Stanford University 

           2014   Group of Prof. Aaron M. Lindenberg

Departmental Advisor RWTH Aachen 

2011 - 2014   Master's program in Materials Science

Student Assistant RWTH Aachen 

2009 - 2010   Institute of Electronic Materials

Teaching Assistant RWTH Aachen 

2009 - 2010   Institute of Physical Metallurgy & Metal Physics

2008 - 2009   II. Institute of Physics B

2006 - 2008   Institute of Crystallography

Summer School Optical Materials Engineering Laboratory 2018.

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

GRANTS | HONORS | AWARDS

Best Talk

2019    European Phase Change and Ovonics

            Symposium (E\PCOS) Grenoble (FR)

2015    Materials for Photonics Symposium,      

            Essen (GER)

RWTH Doctoral Scholarship

12.000 EUR

Deutschlandstipendium

7.200 EUR

Research Ambassador Scholarship

4.500 EUR

ETH Career Seed Grant

30.000 CHF

ETH Postdoctoral Fellowship

228.300 CHF

Poster Award

2018    European Phase Change and Ovonics

            Symposium (E\PCOS), Catania (ITA)

2014    Materials Research Society (MRS)

            Spring Meeting, San Francisco (USA)

Honors

2018    Selected Participant at ETH Domain's

            Mentoring Program

2016    Selected Attendant at the Lindau Nobel

            Laureate Meeting dedicated to Physics

 

ETH POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP

The fellowship did not only support me for two years as a researcher, but also gave me a great platform to meet young scientist from other fields and find friends.

 

—  Fellowship Event Winter 2019 

Peer Review for Scientific Journals

Advanced Materials, Advanced Optical Materials, Nature Communications, ACS Photonics, 

Optics Express, Photonics Research, Sensors, Physica Status Solidi RRL, Optical Materials,

Light: Science & Applications, Nano Letters, Optica, Optics Letters

Editorial Board Member

Review Editor on the Editorial Board of Plasmonics (Frontiers in Photonics)

Session Chair

MRS Spring Meeting (Phoenix), Symposium "Phase-change materials for electronic and photonic nonvolatile memory and neuro-inspired computing" (2020) - Postponed due to Covid-19.

European Quantum Electronics Conference (Munich), Symposium "Light-matter interactions at the  Nano-scale" (2021)

Conference Organization Committee

Photonics Online Meetup POM 

(Poster Committee - June 2020, Tutorial Chair - January 2021)

Poster Jury

Graduate Symposium of the Competence Center for Materials and Processes at ETH Zürich (2018, 2019)

SERVICE TO PROFESSION 

 

 EXTERNAL COLLABORATIONS

IBM ZURICH RESEARCH LAB
LEIBNIZ INSTITUTE FOR INTERACTIVE MATERIALS
UNIVERSITY OF EXETER
UNSW Sydney
OPTICAL NANOMATERIALS GROUP
CHEMISTRY & MATERIALS DESIGN GROUP
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