Appointments

Since November 2012
Staff scientist at DESY Zeuthen

August 2009 to September 2012
KIPAC Fellow at the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC) at Stanford University and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

January 2009
PhD Physics at Ruprecht Karls University of Heidelberg under the supervision of Prof. Werner Hofmann at the Max Planck Institute of Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg. Title: Two exceptional flares of the active galaxy PKS 2155-304 at very high energy γ-rays and their implications on blazar and fundamental physics

December 2005

Physics diploma at the Ruprecht Karls University of Heidelberg (equivalent to a M.Sc.) under the supervision of Prof. Werner Hofmann at the Max Planck Institute of Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg. The two elective subjects were General Relativity and Economics. Title: Detection of heavy nuclei in the cosmic-ray radiation with H.E.S.S. (German)

Awards

Shakti Duggal Award 2013, see the DESY news in english / german.