Research associate
since 2019 @ Cornell University, PARADIM

Research experience
since 03/2019 Research Associate at PARADIM, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
2017 – 2019 Research Associate at Wolkow group, Department of Physics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
2014 – 2017 Research Scientist at nanotech@surfaces Laboratory, Empa, Switzerland
2011 – 2014 Postdoc at nanotech@surfaces Laboratory, Empa, Switzerland
2009 – 2010 Postdoc at Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2008 – 2009 Postdoc at Institute for Integrative Nanosciences at the Leibniz-Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden, Germany
2003 – 2007 Ph.D. student at Institut für Angewandte Photophysik (IAPP) at Technische Universität Dresden (TU Dresden), Germany
2002 – 2003 Diploma student at IAPP, TU Dresden, Germany
2000 – 2002 Student assistant at IAPP, TU Dresden, Germany
Research visits
2014 – 2015 recurring research visits to the Goldman group, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, United States of America
04/2012 research visit to the Fritz group, Institute of Solid State Physics, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany
grad: 2009 Dr. rer. nat. in solid state physics, TU Dresden, Germany
undergrad: 2003 Diploma in physics, TU Dresden, Germany
36 papers in refereed journals
2 patents filed as main investigator
35+ abstracts in conferences
6+ invited seminar talks
… a comprehensive list of publications
… a comprehensive list of patents
2011 Best Paper Award of the Journal Solar Energy
2004 Harry-Dember-Award 2003 for outstanding diploma thesis (Center for Applied Photonics Dresden)
since 2011 International Solar Energy Society (ISES)
since 2002 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
since 2000 German Physical Society (DPG)