Curriculum Vitae

June 2020 – Head of department 5 and member of the directorate at the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM), Berlin, Germany

April 2015 – Assistant professor at the department of materials science and engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

2013/2015 – Junior researcher group leader at the institute for materials physics, Georg-August University of Göttingen, Germany

2012/2013 – Practice specialist (management consultant) for metals at McKinsey and Company, Düsseldorf, Germany

2011/2012 – Alexander von Humboldt scholar at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA

2009/2011 – Postdoctoral researcher at ETH Zürich, Switzerland

2005/2009 – PhD at the EPFL Lausanne and the Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland

2000/2005 – Triple diploma in materials science and engineering at the Technical University in Luleå, Sweden, INPL/EEIGM in Nancy, France, and the Saarland University, Germany