2004 – 2006: Student assistant, geophysics institute, Ludwig-Maximilians university Munich.
July 1998 – July 1999: Civil service as a caretaker at the Heilpädagogischen Tagesstätte Milbertshofen, Munich.
2007 – 2011: PhD thesis (Dr. rer. nat.); title: From faults to plate boundaries: insights from computer models.
2002 – 2006: Study of geophysics, LMU Munich; title of diploma thesis: Visualization in the Geosciences.
1999 – 2002: Study of physics, TU Munich.
1989 – 1998: Secondary school Gymnasium Grafing
1985 – 1989: Elementary school Grundschule Ebersberg
Tectonophysics: fault strength, plate coupling forces, FEM simulation (SHELLS)
Plate reconstruction: GPlates/4DPlates/SPlates, sediment decompaction, backstripping
Geodynamics: plate reconstructions as boundary condition for mantle circulation models; dynamic topography
Unix: all aspects of system administration, shell scripting, data conversion
Programming languages: C/C++, Fortran, Perl, Python, Java, LabView ...
Visualization: Paraview/VTK, GMT, CAD, SVG; see earthmodels.org
Hardware: microcontroller programming (assembler: PIC, 80x86)
Other computer skills: LaTeX, office, regular expressions
Sports: Bicycle (Human Powered Vehicles), endurance sports (e.g. cross-country skiing)
Other interests: photography, typography
Languages: German (mother tongue), English (fluent), French (advanced), Spanish (basic), Norwegian (basic)