Scholarships, Grants, Awards

Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-Investigator (CI) as stated.

 
Oct. 2018
one-year Fellowship appointment by the London Mathematical Laboratory (3,000)
Sept. 2017
20-month research grant awarded by the Office of Naval Research Global (PI, US$117,067)
Sept. 2017
one-year Fellowship appointment by the London Mathematical Laboratory (3,000)
Aug. 2017
funding awarded from the Office of Naval Research Global to organize a 3-day international workshop on Anomalous Dynamics in Complex Systems: From Chaos on Nanoscales to Search in Biology (PI, US$22,305)
Nov. 2014
6-months guest scientist position awarded from MPIPKS Dresden for follow-up Advanced Study Group project on Search Efficiency (PI, approx. €32,000)
Oct. 2014
4+2*0.5 PhD studentships awarded from QMUL for the School of Mathematical Sciences by a proposal written as Director of Postgraduate Research Studies (approx. 230,000)
Aug. 2014 6-months Advanced Study Group awarded by the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems on Statistical Physics and Anomalous Dynamics of Foraging (PI, €78000)
June 2014
2-year Doctoral Training Grant awarded from EPSRC for the School of Mathematical Sciences as follow-up of the proposal from 2012 (200,000)
Oct. 20135 PhD studentships awarded from QMUL for the School of Mathematical Sciences by a proposal written as Director of Postgraduate Research Studies (approx. 230,000)
Dec. 20122-year Doctoral Training Grant awarded from EPSRC for the School of Mathematical Sciences by a proposal written as Director of Postgraduate Research Studies (210,500)
Oct. 20125 PhD studentships awarded from QMUL for the School of Mathematical Sciences by a proposal written as Director of Postgraduate Research Studies (approx. 230,000)
Sept. 2011 grant awarded from QMUL/EPSRC to invite potential collaborators on complexity research (CI, 10000)
July 2011 small grant awarded from the German Physical Society (DPG) to organize an interdisciplinary symposium on Statistics of Cellular Motion at the Spring Meeting of the DPG, Berlin, March 2012 (CI, approx. €5000)
June 2011 grant awarded from the Office of Naval Research (USA) to partially support the 3-week international conference on Weak Chaos, Infinite Ergodic Theory, and Anomalous Dynamics (CI, $10000)
May 2011 selected as a scholar for the conference `Building Bridges: Top researchers for Germany, top research in Germany' (full funding for travel and accommodation awarded)
Feb. 2011 small research grant awarded from the London Mathematical Society on `Fluctuation relations for anomalous dynamics' (PI, 1840)
Oct. 2010 small grant awarded from the German Physical Society (DPG) to organize a symposium on Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics of Small Systems at the Spring Meeting of the DPG (PI, approx. €5000)
April 2010 funding awarded from the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems to organize a 3-week international conference on Weak Chaos, Infinite Ergodic Theory, and Anomalous Dynamics (PI, approx. €53500)
Feb. 2010 invitation to become member of the EPSRC Peer Review College honouring my work as a referee for EPSRC
Nov. 2009 Outstanding Referee Award 2010 from the American Physical Society honouring my work as a referee for the Physical Review journals
Oct. 2009 grant awarded from the London Mathematical Society as the workshop coordinator of the London Dynamical Systems Group (PI, 1400)
Mar. 2009 research grant awarded from the QMUL Bridging the Gaps initiative for the interdisciplinary project ``Anomalous dynamics of foraging bumblebees'' (PI, 7000)
Dec. 2008 QMUL Contribution Reward for ``demonstrating leadership, conscientiousness and high competency throughout the tasks you undertake'' and for having ``performed exceptionally in all areas of your role''
Oct. 2008 grant awarded from the London Mathematical Society as the workshop coordinator of the London Dynamical Systems Group (PI, 1400)
Oct. 2007 grant awarded from the London Mathematical Society as the workshop coordinator of the London Dynamical Systems Group (PI, 1400)
Fall 2007 funding awarded from the London Dynamical Systems Group to organize a 1-day international workshop on anomalous diffusion (CI, 300)
Sep. 2006 2-year research grant (PI, 250000) awarded from the British EPSRC council; includes money for traveling, guests, computers, for partially paying myself and a 2-year postdoc position
Oct. 2005 full funding awarded from the Heraeus foundation to organize an international conference on anomalous transport (PI)
May 2001 full funding awarded from the Max Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems to organize an international conference on chaotic transport (PI)
Feb. 2001 full funding awarded from the Max Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems to organize an invited minisymposium at the Dynamics Days Europe, Dresden (PI)
Jan. 2000 1-year Habilitation fellowship awarded from the DFG (declined);
grant to cover travel expenses awarded from the DFG
Dec. 1999 3-year distinguished postdoctoral fellowship of the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems awarded
1996-98 three postdoctoral fellowships awarded from the DFG
Aug. 1997 scholarship awarded to participate at the 13th International Summer School of Statistical Physics, Altenberg, Germany; prize awarded for most thought-provoking poster
1994/95 Ph.D. scholarship awarded from the city of Berlin
1992/93 two Ph.D. scholarships awarded from the DAAD
Sept. 1991 scholarship awarded to participate at the Summer School of the Institute for Plasma Physics, Garching
1982 - 1986 repeated successful participation at the German Young Scientist competition Jugend forscht: 2nd place and special award in physics, 3rd place in biology and special award in mathematics/computer science