Selected Publications

Recent Publications

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Teaching

Lecture Notes

Courses

Undergraduate Projects

If you are interested in conductiong an undergraduate research project with me, write me an email. Below you can find some earlier projects.

Menger Sponge in VR

MengerSponge flythrough in Virtual Reality

Curvature flows for knots

Visualization of curvature flow

Funding

I receive(d) research funding as the P.I. from the following sources

Moreover I was P.I. in the following education-related projects (together with my co-PIs: Ryan Alvarado, Dana Miller-Cotto, Tom Everest)

grants and fellowships

2018 Provost’s Personalized Education Seed Funding (USD 26306)
2018 dB-Serc Course Tansformation Award (USD 9999)
2017 Daimler und Benz Stiftung Grant (40000 Euro)
2016 VolkswagenStiftung-Grant for Summerschool 2017 “Modern Knot Theory” (82200 Euro)
2015 DFG-Grant “Nichtlokale Differentialgleichungen in Analysis und Geometrie” (36 month, 186200 Euro)
DFG-Heisenberg Fellowship
SNF-Ambizione Fellowship, 3 years, (402813 CHF, declined in favor of Heisenberg)
2014 SNF (19800 CHF): International Exploratory Workshop: Workshop on Knots in Theory and the Sciences
2012 DAAD PostDoc Program (D/12/40670) to University of Pittsburgh (Sep. 2012 - Aug. 2013)
2011 DAAD PostDoc Program (D/10/50763) to ETH Zürich (Mar 2011 - Aug 2011)
2008 Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (PhD program, Jul 2008 - Sep 2010)
Stipendium nach Richtlinien zur Förderung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses an der RWTH Aachen (Apr - May 2008)
2007 Graduiertenkolleg Hierarchie und Symmetrie in mathematischen Modellen (Dec 2007 - Mar 2008)
2003 Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (student program, Apr. 2003 - Sep. 2007)

Research Mentoring

Postdoctoral Scholars

Curriculum

a short curriculum:

2021 Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh
September 01, 2021
2017 Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh
September 01, 2017
2016 Habilitation, Universität Freiburg
01. July 2016
2016 Heisenberg Fellow, Universität Freiburg
February 2016 - August 2017
2014 Postdoctoral Lecturer, Universität Basel
August 2014 - January 2016
2013 Postdoc, Max-Planck Institute for Mathematics Leipzig
August 2013 - July 2014
2012 Postdoc, University of Pittsburgh
September 2012 - July 2013
2011 Postdoc, Max-Planck Institute for Mathematics Leipzig. Research group: Geometry, Analysis and Theoretical Physics, VARIOGEO of Prof. J. Jost
December 2011 - August 2012
2011 Japanese Language Student in Fukuoka, Japan
October 2011 - November 2011
2011 Postdoc, FIM, ETH Zürich
financed by ETH Zürich, DAAD
February 2011 - September 2011
2010 Teaching Assistant at Institut für Mathematik, RWTH Aachen
October 2010 - February 2011
2010 PhD in Mathematics
supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. von der Mosel
22. September 2010
2007 Graduate Student at Institut für Mathematik, RWTH Aachen
December 2007 - September 2010
2007 Diploma in Mathematics
supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. von der Mosel
30th November 2007
2004 Student at RWTH Aachen
October 2005 - November 2007
2005 Visiting student at Universidad Autononoma de Madrid
October 2004 - September 2005
2002 Student at RWTH Aachen
April 2002 - September 2004
2002 Abitur at Westerwaldgymnasium Altenkirchen
March 2002

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