Employment

 
Academic  
07/2015 - 06/2016
Convenor  of an Advanced Study Group and guest scientist at the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems (MPIPKS), Dresden
06/2012 - 06/2015
Director of Postgraduate Research Studies and member of various academic committees at the School of Mathematical Sciences and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)
November 2011 Reader in Applied Mathematics at QMUL
July 2010 promotion to Senior Lecturer offered by QMUL; declined
July 2009 promotion to Senior Lecturer offered by QMUL; declined
since December 2006 permanent position as a Lecturer in Applied Mathematics at QMUL
01/07/2004 - 30/11/2006 4 1/2-year position as a Lecturer in Applied Mathematics at QMUL; probation period succesfully completed after 2 years (one year earlier)
Postdoc  
3/22/2000 - 6/21/2004 Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden (Prof. Fulde)
10/1/1998 - 3/21/2000 postdoc of Profs. P.Gaspard and G.Nicolis at the Center for Nonlinear Phenomena and Complex Systems, Free University of Brussels, paid within the TMR program of the European Union
10/1/1997 - 9/30/1998 postdoc of Profs. P.Gaspard and G.Nicolis, supported by a grant of the DFG
1/1/1997 - 9/30/1997 postdoc of Prof. T.Tél at the Eötvös University, Budapest, supported by a grant of the DFG
3/1/1996 - 12/31/1996 postdoc of Profs. J.R.Dorfman and C.Grebogi, IPST, partly supported by a grant of the DFG (German National Science Foundation) and partly paid by the IPST
Ph.D.  
7/1/1995 - 2/28/1996 Ph.D. research assistant of Prof. S.Hess, TU Berlin
1/1/1994 - 6/30/1995 Ph.D. student at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, TU Berlin, supported by a scholarship of the government of Berlin
8/15/1992 - 12/15/1993 stay at the Institute for Physical Science and Technology (IPST), University of Maryland, USA, supported by two scholarships of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD); Ph.D. project with Prof. J.R.Dorfman
Diploma  
4/1/1991 - 8/31/1992 teaching assistant in theoretical physics
10/1/1989 - 3/31/1991 teaching assistant in mathematics
1986 - 1989 computer work at the Hahn-Meitner-Institut (HMI) Berlin between the terms
Non-academic  
5/1 - 7/31/1985 work at the Center for Computational Research, Schering AG, Berlin
1/1 - 3/31/1985 internship for physics at the HMI