Introduction

I was trained in both applied mathematics and theoretical physics including quantum field theory, statistical field theory and general relativity as well as numerical analysis and nonlinear dynamics. I like to work on problems where both analytical and numerical techniques can be applied advantageously.

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Conferences, summer schools, workshops and talks

Please note: this list is a selection of all conferences and workshops I have attended.

Poster presentation at 4th International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience, Antibes-Juan-les-Pins, France, June 2018

Invited talk at BrainDisC PhD Conference 2017 at Bernstein Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany, September 2017

Contributed refereed talk at 3rd International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience, Boulder, Colorado, USA, June 2017

Invited participant at BIRS Workshop "Brain Dynamics and Statistics: Simulation versus Data, Banff, Canada, February 2017

Poster presentation at Neuroinformatics 2016, Reading, UK, September 2016

Contributed refereed talk at 2nd International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience, Antibes-Juan-les-Pins, France, June 2016

Invited talk in Stochastic Neural Dynamics workshop at CNS 2015, Prague, Czech Republic, July 2015

Poster presentation at 1st International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience,, Antibes-Juan-les-Pins, France, June 2015

MBI-CAMBAM-NimBioS Summer Graduate Program Rhythms and Oscillations, MBI, Ohio State University, Columbus, USA, July 2014

Advert talk at RDSN 14, workshop on random dynamics and stochastic numerics, Mannheim, Germany, June 2014

MBI workshop on Rhythms and Oscillations, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University, Columbus, USA, March 2013

Summer Academy of the German National Merit Foundation on Complexity and Complex Systems, lead by Prof. Dr. J. Jost and Dr. N. Bertschinger, St. Johann, Italy, September 2012

Summer Academy of the German National Merit Foundation on Physics of Complex Systems lead by Prof. Dr. Barbara Drossel and Prof. Dr. Stefan Bornholdt, La Colle-sur-Loup, France, August 2009

Past Employment

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Bonn, Germany, 2018- 21

Mentored by Prof. Dr. Raoul-Martin Memmesheimer

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Ottawa, Canada, 2016- 17

Mentored by Prof. A. Longtin and Prof. Georg Northoff

Education

PhD (Mathematics), University of Nottingham, 2015

Supervised by R. Thul and P. C. Matthews. Thesis: First-passage dynamics in neuron models with stochastic thresholds

MASt (Part III of the Mathematical Tripos), University of Cambridge, 2012

Essay: Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking in low-dimensional systems

B.Sc. (Physics), University of Potsdam, 2011

thesis on global dynamics of oscillator populations under common noise, supervised by A. Pikovsky and M. Rosenblum

Prizes and scholarships

Best poster prize at 1st International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience, Antibes-Juan-les-Pins, France, June 2015

Highly commended runner-up of the RSS statistical analytics challenge 2014, August 2014: Effect of smoothing halfwidth on estimated network structure in single-subject fMRI data , joint with Chris Brignell, Phillip Paine and Heather Pettitt

Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship for Research Excellence , University of Nottingham, 2012-2015

Leopold-von-Buch Bachelor Prize for best bachelor thesis in the faculty of sciences, University of Potsdam, 2011

Scholarship from German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes) , 2008-2012

Languages

I speak German, English and French. I program mostly in Python and C++. My preferred OS is any Linux distribution.
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