Curriculum Vitae

since 2017

Elected member of the Senate Competition Committee of the

Leibniz Association 

since 2016

Editorial Board Member for Scientific Reports and Member of the

International Advisory Board of J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys.

2012-2018

Elected board member of EGAS, a division of the European Physical Society

2012-2016

Panel member of the  conference series Cold and Controlled Molecules and Ions 

2009-2012

Elected member of the Vorstandsrat (extended board) of the German Physical Society

since 2010

University professor of theoretical physics at the Universität Kassel

2006-2010

Head of the junior research group Coherent and Optimal Control of Ultracold Atoms and Molecules at FU Berlin funded within the Emmy Noether programme of the DFG

2005-2006

Postdoc with Ronnie Kosloff at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

2003-2005

Postdoc with Françoise Masnou-Seeuws at Laboratoire Aimé Cotton Orsay, France

2003

Otto Hahn Medal 2002 of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

2002

PhD in theoretical physics from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (dissertation work done at the Fritz-Haber-Institut Berlin)

1999-2001

Research stays with Ronnie Kosloff at The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

1998-2002

PhD student with Thorsten Klüner and Hans-Joachim Freund in the Dept. of Chemical Physics at the Fritz-Haber-Institut Berlin

1998

WE Heraeus award

1998

Diplom in physics from the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Diplom thesis supervised by Bernd Esser

1995/96

Fulbright grantee at the University of Texas at Austin

1992-1998

physics student at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

1991/92

Studium generale at the Leibniz-Kolleg Tübingen (Et In Arcadia Ego)

1991

Abitur at the Lessing Oberschule Döbeln