• 11/2019 – todayPROJECT LEADER of VIP+ validation project “PLL Synchronization”.
    Coordination of collaboration with Fraunhofer IZM Assid and the TU-Dresden. Model analysis to inform architecture design of mutual synchronization at 60 GHz. Test and validation of precise phase synchronization over large distances at 24 GHz. Software development of phase-locked loop simulation libraries in Python. Market analysis, unique selling point identification, communication with industry.
  • 11/2017 – todayPROJECT LEADER at Max-Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems
    Coordination of research in collaboration with international team of 12 scientists. Published research articles, presented our work at international conferences. Received external funding of 1.5 million Euro for a technology validation program to transfer results from basic research to industrial application. Supervising PhD student, guest scientist and internships in distinct research projects.
  • 03/2017 – 11/2017Paternity leave and part time patent and project management at MPI-PKS.
  • 04/2015 – 03/2017PROJECT LEADER at Max-Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems
    Coordinated research in collaboration with international team of 10 scientists. Initiated outreach and communication with industry and Fraunhofer institutes. Organized biweekly Nuclear Lounge after science event with up to 30 participants.
  • 02/2015 – 04/2015Parental leave, traveled New Zealand in a camper-van.
  • 11/2012 – 02/2015POSTDOC POSITION at Max-Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems
    Patented novel synchronization concept for modern electronic systems. Established research collaborations on “Self-organized synchronization in networks of delay coupled electronic clocks in theory and experiment”
  • 07/2008 – 10/2012PhD at Max-Planck-Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Biological Physics, “Effect of Distributed Delays in Systems of Coupled Phase Oscillators”
  • 10/2006 – 03/2008Diploma in Physics at University of Leipzig
    Diploma thesis: “Stability and Statistical Properties of Stochastic Delay Differential Equations”
    Diploma examination in
    “Experimental physics” (Grade: 1.0)
    “Theoretical physics” (Grade: 1.3)
    “Stochastic processes & nonlinear dynamics” (Grade: 1.3)
  • 10/2005 – 09/2006Studies of Physics at ETH Zürich, Switzerland
    Diploma examination in
    “Micro- & Nanosystems” (Grade: 1.3)
    “Management & Organization” (Grade: 2.0)
  • 10/2002 – 09/2005Studies of Physics at University of Leipzig
    09/2004 Intermediate Diploma (GPA: 1.7)
  • 08/1999 – 07/2001A-levels at “Sophiengymnasium Colditz” (GPA: 1.6)
  • 08/1998 – 06/1999Stay abroad, High School year in the USA (GPA: 1.0)