Short CV


since 2017 Professor at Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
2011 - 2017 Professor at Westfälische Wilhelms - Universität Münster
2009 - 2011 Assistant Professor at Purdue University
2011 - 2012 Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Spring 2010 Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
2008 - 2009 Heinz Hopf Lecturer at ETH Zurich
2007 - 2008 Courant Instructor at the Courant Institute, New York University
2005 - 2007 Postdoc at the Courant Institute, NYU as fellow of the German Research Foundation (DFG)
2001 - 2005 Ph.D. student at the University of Leipzig; advisor: Prof. Matthias Schwarz
2002 Diploma in physics at the University of Osnabrück
2000 - 2001 Part III at the University of Cambridge, UK
2000 Diploma in mathematics at the University of Osnabrück

Grants and Fellowships


2017 - 2020 Projects A5, A6, C1 in SFB/TR 191 – Symplectic Structures in Geometry, Algebra and Dynamics
2015 - 2018 German-Israeli foundation (GIF) grant
2012 - 2018 Project B8 in SFB 878 – Groups, Geometry and Actions
2012 - 2013 Host for Urs Frauenfelder - Humboldt Research Fellow
2011 - 2012 von Neumann fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
2008 - 2013 NSF grant
2007 - 2009 DFG grant (jointly with Urs Frauenfelder)
2005 - 2007 DFG fellowship (Forschungsstipendium)