Short CV

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


Grants and Fellowships

2018 - 2021Member of RTG 2229 – Asymptotic Invariants and Limits of Groups and Spaces
2019Host for Serge Tabachnikov - guest professor at Heidelberg University
2018Host for Misha Gekhtman - guest professor at Heidelberg University
Summer 2018Focus Semester Symplectic Dynamics at Heidelberg University
2017 - 2020Projects A5, A6, C1 in SFB/TRR 191 – Symplectic Structures in Geometry, Algebra and Dynamics
2015 - 2018German-Israeli foundation (GIF) grant
2012 - 2018Project B8 in SFB 878 – Groups, Geometry and Actions
2012 - 2013Host for Urs Frauenfelder - Humboldt Research Fellow
2011 - 2012von Neumann fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
2008 - 2013NSF grant
2007 - 2009DFG grant (jointly with Urs Frauenfelder)
2005 - 2007DFG fellowship (Forschungsstipendium)