Short CV

Postdoctoral positions

November 2019-present University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, US
Research: Principles of learning of biological organisms in complex environments
December 2016-October 2019 Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen, Germany
Research: Behaviour generation in a biomechanical network
September 2014-August 2016 CARMIN postdoctoral fellow jointly at the Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques and the Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris, France.
Research: Automorphic Functions in String Theory, Gravitational Physics


September 2010-December 2013 Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Potsdam, Germany
Thesis title: Kac-Moody Eisenstein Series in String Theory
Supervisor: Prof. Hermann Nicolai


September 2009-August 2010 MSc in Quantum Fields and Fundamental Forces, Imperial College London, UK
September 2006-June 2009 BSc in Physics with Theoretical Physics, Imperial College London, UK

Undergraduate research internships

July 2009-August 2009 Theoretical Physics group at Imperial College London. Supervisor: Prof. Michael Duff
July 2008-August 2008 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Applied Mathematics at Caltech. Supervisor: Prof. Oscar Bruno.
July 2007-August 2007 Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials. Supervisor: Lars Pastewka (doctoral student).