CV

Employment

10/2016 – Visiting faculty at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
09/2013 – Assistant professor (maître de conférences) at Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions, tenured since 09/2014
10/2011 – 08/2013 Postdoc in the group of Professor Benoit Perthame, at Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions, thanks to a grant from the Foundation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris
04 – 09/2011 Postdoc in the group of Professor Laurent Desvillettes, at ENS Cachan, Centre de Mathématiques et Leurs Applications, thanks to ANR SAMOVAR (Simulation, Analyse et Mesure de l’Obstruction dans les Voies Aériennes Respiratoires). In English: grant from the French National Research Agency; project title: Simulation, analysis and measurement of obstruction in the airways

Education

2007 – 2011 PhD in Applied Mathematics under the supervision of Professor Peter Markowich in the Applied Partial Differential Equations group at University of Cambridge, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP)
Title: Partial Differential Equations Modelling Biophysical Phenomena
Defended in January 2011
2006 – 2007 Certificate of Advanced Studies in Mathematics at University of Cambridge
2003 – 2006 University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, major: mathematics
07/2005 German Vordiplom, best of my class, 1,0 (best possible 1,0)
1994 – 2003 Gymnasium Höchstadt (Höchstadt, Germany) Abitur (A-levels), best of my class, overall grade 1,0 (best possible 1,0)

Teaching

 Spring 2017 Course on Mathematical Biology at KAUST
 11/2016 Mini-course on Population Dynamics at KAUST
 06/2015 Mini-course on Population Dynamics at DK Summer School – Weissensee 2015,  Austria
2014/2015 Example and programming classes for Multivariable calculus, Introduction to numerical analysis, Numerical analysis of differential equations (138 hours in total)
 2013/2014 Example and programming classes for Vector analysis, Introduction to numerical analysis, Numerical analysis of differential equations (148 hours in total)
 06/2011 Example classes for the joint programme of Brown University and Université Pierre et Marie Curie
Michaelmas term 2009 Supervision for Partial Differential Equations, Part II course of the Mathematical Tripos, Cambridge
 Lent term 2008  Supervision for Mathematical Biology, Part II course of the Mathematical Tripos, Cambridge

Membership in funded projects

2016 – 2020 Plan Cancer, Programme Hétérogénéité Tumorale et Ecosystème, Project: Modeling of Glioblastoma treatment-induced resistance and heterogeneity by multi-modal imaging (MoGlimaging)
 2014 – 2018 Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) BLANCHE, Project:
KInetic models in Biology Or Related Domains (KIBORD)

Awards

2013 Oberwolfach Leibniz Graduate Student grant
2011 postdoc grant for two years from the Foundation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris
2010 Oxford Centre for Collaborative Applied Mathematics Visiting Studentship
2007 Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC): fee award
2007 Cambridge European Trust
2006 Darwin College Bursary
2005 Scholar of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German National Academic Foundation)
2003 Scholarship according to the Bayerischen Begabtenförderungsgesetz (Bavarian Legislation on scholarships for particularly gifted pupils)

Selected research stays & talks

For selected research stays and talks since beginning 2016, please see the News section here.

11/2015 Talk at KI-net Workshop on Collective Dynamics in Biological and Social Systems, Durham, USA
10/2015 Invited research stay at Wolfgang Pauli Institute, host: Marie-Therese Wolfram
07/2015 Invited research stay at Heidelberg University, host: Anna Marciniak-Czochra
06/2015 Minicourse on Population Dynamics at DK Summer School – Weissensee 2015, invited by: Christian Schmeiser
05/2015 Invited research stay at SISSA (Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati), host: Alessandro Michelangeli
04/2015 Talk at ICMS Workshop on Gradient flows: from theory to application, Edinburgh, UK
12/2014 Invited research stay at Department of Mathematics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, host: Renjun Duan
09/2014 Talk at the Workshop on Mathematical Modelling in Biology and Physiology, Vienna, Austria
07/2014 Talk in the minisymposium “PDE models of collective phenomena in life sciences and socioeconomics” at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Biology and Japanese Society for Mathematical Biology, Osaka, Japan
07/2014 Invited research stay at Felix-Klein-Center for Mathematics, University of Kaiserslautern, host: Christina Surulescu
07/2014 Talk at the LJLL-Shanghai Meeting, Paris, France
07/2014 Talk in the special session “Kinetic equations: Theory and applications” at the AIMS Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Madrid, Spain
06/2014 Invited research stay at Institute of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, University of Warsaw, host: Piotr Gwiazda
05/2014 Invited research stay at Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics, University of Münster, host: Martin Burger