CV

Education and Academic Experience

2017 - present | Postdoctoral Associate
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, US
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

2015 - 2017 | Postdoctoral Fellow
Université Toulouse, CNRS, Toulouse, France
Brain and Cognition Research Center (CerCo)

2010 - 2014 | Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.)
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany
Dept. Human Perception, Cognition and Action

2013 | Visiting Research Fellow
RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Tokyo, Japan

2006 | Visiting Research Scientist
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
Dept. of Neurological Surgery

2002 - 2008 | Psychology (Dipl. Psych.)
Philipps-University, Marburg, Germany
Dept. of Psychology

2002 - 2007 | Computer Science (Dipl. Inf.)
Philipps-University, Marburg, Germany
Dept. of Computer Science

Industrial Experience

2009 - 2010 | IT Consultant / Software Engineer
PRODYNA AG, Frankfurt, Germany

2008 - 2009 | Software Engineer
Freelancer, London, UK

Fellowships, Grants & Awards

2020 | Computational and Systems Neuroscience (Cosyne) Travel Grant

2019 | Cognitive Computational Neuroscience (CCN) Trainee Travel Award

2017 - 2019 | Feodor-Lynen Research Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

2015 - 2017 | Postdoctoral Fellowship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

2015 | Best Dissertation Award from the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics

2015 | Travel award from the German Academic Exchange Service

2013 | IMPRS for Neural & Behavioral Sciences Travel Grant

2013 | Fellowship of the Japan Society for the Promoting of Science

2012 | Elsevier / VSS Student Travel Award

2010 - 2014 | Doctoral Fellowship of the Max Planck Society