Curriculum Vitae

Positions

since 07/2018 Postdoc. Institute for Solar Fuels, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Germany.
04/2018 - 10/2018 Lecturer (physics). Internationales Studienzentrum, Universität  Heidelberg, Germany.
01/2016 - 01/2018 Postdoctoral Fellow. University of Cambridge, Department of Chemistry, United Kingdom. Group of Prof. M. Sprik. Fellowship by the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.
12/2014 - 12/2015 Postdoc. Technische Universität Ilmenau, Photovoltaics Group, Ilmenau, Germany. Guest at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin.
06/2014 - 11/2014 Postdoc. Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Institute for Solar Fuels, Berlin, Germany.
02/2011 - 11/2014 Doctoral research. Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Institute for Solar Fuels, Berlin, Germany.

Education

08/2015 PhD in Physics (summa cum laude, “with distinction”), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany. Thesis: “GaP- and InP-based Surfaces for Solar Water Splitting”.
09/2010 Diploma in Physics (overall grade: 1.1, “very good”), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany. Thesis: “Two ways of suppressing charge density waves in 1T-TiSe2”.

 

Fellowships and awards

11/2018 "Experiment!" Grant by VolkswagenStiftung.
01/2016 - 01/2018 Postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Cambridge (U.K.) by the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.
11/2015 Helmholtz PhD award of the Helmholtz Association’s energy division.
05/2014 Best poster award for the poster entitled “Probing the interaction of III-V semiconductors with water by reflection anisotropy spectroscopy and photoemission” at the 562. WE-Heraeus seminar “From Sunlight to Fuels” in Bad Honnef, Germany.
10/2011 - 05/2014 PhD scholarship by Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes.

Teaching activities

04/2018 -

10/2018

Lecturer (Physics). Universität Heidelberg, Internationales Studienzentrum.
09/2016 - 02/2018 Supervision of students for the Course Theoretical Techniques (Chemistry). Trinity College & Pembroke College, University of Cambridge.