Curriculum Vitae

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EMPLOYMENT & EDUCATION
08/2016 – today Researcher (line manager Prof. Nikolaus Kriegeskorte)
MRC Cognition and Brain Science Unit, University of Cambridge, UK
01/2016 – 04/2016 Paternal Leave
07/2014 – 08/2016 Postdoctoral Researcher, Neurobiopsychology Lab (Professor König)
Institute of Cognitive Science,
University of Osnabrück, Germany
2011 – 2014 Visiting Graduate Student in the Research Lab of Professor Frank Tong
Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, USA
2009 – 2014 Cognitive Science PhD Program
Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrück, Germany
completed with grade: summa cum laude
2007 – 2016 Work in the Neurobiopsychology Lab
Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrück, Germany
2007 – 2009 Master of Science in Cognitive Science
(Grade A – German Grade 1.0, with distinction/first class honors)
University of Osnabrück, Germany
2006 – 2009 Research Analyst in the Neuroinformatics Group
Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrück, Germany
2005 (WS) Computer Science Student
McGill University, Montreal/Canada
2003 – 2006 Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Science
(Grade A, with distinction/first class honors)
University of Osnabrück, Germany
1995 – 2002 Abitur (honors)
Otto-Hahn Gymnasium, Springe, Germany


SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS & AWARDS
2017 Nvidia GPU Grant
2017 – today Postdoctoral Research Associate at Darwin College, University of Cambridge
2016 – 2019 German Research Foundation (DFG) – Postdoctoral Fellowship
2016 Nominated by the Student Body for an Excellence in Teaching Award,
(Hans-Mühlenhoff-Foundation)
2015 STEM Excellence Dissertation Award, awarded by the Manfred Lautenschlaeger foundation
2015 OLB Science Award, 3rd price received for PhD thesis
2012 VSS Student Travel Award
2011 Fulbright Fellowship, awarded for the work in the Tong Lab,
Vanderbilt University, U.S.A.
2011 Weser-Ems-Science Award, 1st price received for the M.Sc. Thesis
2009 – 2014 PhD Scholarship (Graduiertenkolleg Adaptivity in Hybrid Cognitive Systems)
2005 Scholarship for studies at McGill University from DAAD
(Deutsch-Akademischer-Austausch-Dienst)


MEMBERSHIPS
2012 – Today Society for Neuroscience Member
2011 – Today Vision Science Society Member
2009 – Today F1000 Biology Associate Faculty Member
2009 – Today Membership in the “Deutsche Neurowissenschaftliche Gesellschaft” (German Neuroscientific Association) and FENS (Federation of European Neurosciences)
2002 – 2003 Honorary Membership in the German Physical Association (“Deutsch Physikalische Gesellschaft”)


TEACHING
2017 – today Graduate Student Supervisor, University of Cambridge
2015 EEG – Advanced Methods (Kietzmann, Ehinger, Ossandon)
2015 Doing Bayesian Data Analysis (Kruschke Reading Group) (Kietzmann, Wahn)
2015 Action and Cognition 2 (König, Kietzmann)
2014 Action and Cognition 1 (König, Kietzmann)
2010 Neuroscientific Approaches to Consciousness (Acik, Kietzmann, Ossandon, König)
2009 – today Supervision of multiple B.Sc. and M.Sc. projects (click here for a full list)


ACADEMIC ENGAGEMENT
Reviewer for Neuroimage, Cerebral Cortex, Nature Scientific Reports, PLOS Computational Biology, Human Brain Mapping, Vision Research, Journal of Vision, Brain Research, Scholarpedia
2016 – today Scientific Reviewer (Graduate Scholarships), Fulbright Commission
2014 – 2016 Scientific Mentor for International Students, University of Osnabrück
2012 – 2014 Member of the IKW PhD admission committee, University of Osnabrück
2010 Member of the Appointment Committee “Associate Professor for Neuroinformatics”, University of Osnabrück
2010 Organization of Soft-Skill Seminars for the IKW PhD Program
2008 Organization of interdisciplinary workshops for international students


WORK AND VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
2003 – 2007 Paramedic
German Red Cross, Springe, Germany
2002 – 2003 Civil Service
Completed advanced paramedic training (Grade: A)
German Red Cross, Springe, Germany
2002 – 2009 Work as self-employed and freelance web- and graphic-designer