Curriculum Vitae

February 2015
Priv.-Doz. (Habilitation) in Computer Science at KIT

since February 2014
KIT Associate Fellow

January 2010 – August 2010
Research visit at University of California Irvine with Prof. David Eppstein and Prof. Michael T. Goodrich

since October 2009
Head of the young investigator group (YIG) Algorithms for Geovisualization at KIT

March 2009 – September 2009
Postdoctoral researcher at the Faculty of Informatics, Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Germany

October 2005 – February 2009
PhD student and research assistant at the Faculty of Informatics, Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Germany

October 1999 – August 2005
Studies of Computer Science at the Faculty of Informatics, Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Germany

  • 21.07.2006
    Graduation Award for the best Diploma thesis at the Faculty of Informatics in the academic year 2005/06
  • 03.05.2006
    NRW Undergraduate Science Award 2005 of the International Graduate School Dynamic Intelligent Systems (Universität Paderborn) for the article “A Mixed-Integer Program for Drawing High-Quality Metro Maps”
  • August 2005
    Diploma (equiv. to Master's degree) in Computer Science
    Thesis title: Automated Drawing of Metro Maps
  • September 2002 – July 2003
    Visiting student at McGill University, Montreal, Canada