Universitary CV

positions

since
10/2019

Postdoctoral research fellow of the DFG-funded RTG 2455 "BENCh" at the Georg-August University of Göttingen, Germany

03/2018—
08/2019

Postdoctoral research fellow with Alán Aspuru-Guzik at Harvard University, United States, and the University of Toronto, Canada

07/2014—02/2018

Graduate research associate of Markus Reiher's lab at ETH Zürich, Switzerland


Education

07/2014—12/2017 Doctoral student in theoretical chemistry (Dr. sc. ETH) with Markus Reiher at ETH Zürich, Switzerland (Thesis title: Computational Systems Chemistry with Rigorous Uncertainty Quantification)
09/2012—12/2012 Visiting graduate student in Eddy W. Hansen's group at the University of Oslo, Norway
10/2008—04/2014 Student in chemistry (BSc, MSc) at the University of Hamburg, Germany; Master's thesis supervised by Carmen Herrmann (Thesis title: Electronic Communication through Molecular Bridges)

Awards

2020 IBM Research Forschungspreis 2020 for my doctoral dissertation "Computational Systems Chemistry with Rigorous Uncertainty Quantification"
2017 Early Postdoc.Mobility Fellowship by the Swiss National Science Foundation (project no. 178463) for an 18-month research stay in Alán Aspuru-Guzik's group at Harvard University and the University of Toronto
2017 Research poster award, "International Conference on Mathematics in (bio)Chemical Kinetics and Engineering", Budapest, Hungary
2017 Chemistry Travel Award by the Swiss Academy of Sciences and the Swiss Chemical Society
2013 Teaching award for the best evaluation of the year, Department of Chemistry, University of Hamburg, Germany

teaching

Lecturing  
2019/2020 Bayesian statistics, Georg-August University of Göttingen, Germany
Lecturer replacement  
2019 Theoretical chemistry (once), Georg-August University of Göttingen, Germany
2016 Introduction to computer science (twice), ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Teaching assistance  
2015—2017 Introduction to computer science, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
2015—2017 Quantum chemistry studies (practical course), ETH Zürich, Switzerland
2014 Introduction to chemical reaction kinetics, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
2010—2014 Mathematics for chemists, University of Hamburg, Germany
Course development  
2019 Bayesian statistics, Georg-August University of Göttingen, Germany
2015 Quantum chemistry studies (practical course), ETH Zürich, Switzerland
2012—2013 Mathematics for chemists (e-tutorial), University of Hamburg, Germany