Curriculum Vitae


present Post-doctoral researcher ( Laboratoire Inter-disciplinaire de Physique, Université Grenoble Alpes)
Project: Cell motility in deformable environments
Principal investigator: Dr Pierre Recho.
2017-2019 Post-doctoral researcher ( School of Mathematics, University of Manchester)
Project: Blood flow and solute transfer in feto-placental capillary networks
Principal investigators: Professor Oliver Jensen and Dr. Igor Chernyavsky.
2013-2017 DPhil in Mathematics ( Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford)
Thesis title: Growth Laws in Morphoelasticity
Supervisors: Professor Alain Goriely and Professor Derek Moulton.
2012-2013 Systems Biology Doctoral Training Centre (University of Oxford)
Taught courses on quantitative methods in biology, two ten-week research projects.
2011-2012 Part III of the Mathematical Tripos (University of Cambridge)
Essay title: Instabilities in Dilute Suspension of Self-Propelled Microscopic Swimmers.
Supervisor: Professor Raymond E. Goldstein, FRS
2010-2011 Modules for Master of Science in Physics (University of Bremen)
All modules of taught programme completed.
2007-2010 Bachelor of Science in Physics (University of Bremen)
Thesis title: Melnikov’s Method and the transition to chaotic behaviour in Cardan-mounted Euler tops.
Supervisor: Professor Peter H. Richter


Jul 2015 DPhil Research Support Award from Christ Church College, Oxford.
Jun 2012 – present UK Research Council (EPSRC) award covering all College and University fees over the course of my DPhil.
Oct 2012 – Sept 2013 Studentship from the Oxford Centre for Collaborative Applied Mathematics (OCCAM) covering one year of maintenance funding.
Oct 2011 — Jun 2012 Award from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) covering my study of the Part III course at Cambridge.
Dec 2007 – Sep 2013 Scholarship from the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes).
Jun 2007 Karl Nix Award for the second best Abitur (university entrance qualification) in the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen.
Apr 2004 First place on state level (in Bremen) in the German National Competition in Foreign Languages (Bundeswettbewerb Fremdsprachen) in English.


Feb – Apr 2018 Instructor in the practical use of Mathematica for foundation year students.
Oct – Dec 2013 & 2014 (2 years consecutively) Teaching assistant in Solid Mechanics, a fourth year undergraduate course at the Oxford Mathematical Institute. Tasks involved marking exercise sheets, designing model solutions as a part-time job, and teaching revision classes based on past exam papers.
Jan – Mar 2014 Class tutor in Mathematical Mechanical Biology, a fourth year undergraduate course at the Oxford Mathematical Institute. Tasks involved full responsibility of tutorial classes.