Curriculum Vitae

Professional research experience

since 2016 | TU Wien, Vienna, Austria
PostDoc at Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation, Climate and Environmental Remote Sensing Group

2011-2015 | Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany
PhD candidate, later PostDoc at Department of Biogeochemical Integration

2009-2010 | Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
Scientific assistant at Department for Earth Observation

2009-2010 | Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Potsdam, Germany
Internships/visiting student at Research Domain Earth System Analysis

2004-2005 | Klett-Perthes Publisher, Germany
Freelancer to author educational material on climate


2015 | PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) | Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
Thesis: Controls on Global Greening, Phenology, and the Enhanced Seasonal CO2 Amplitude – Integrating Decadal Satellite Observations and Global Ecosystem Models, Grade: summa cum laude
Referees: Prof. Dr. M. Reichstein, Prof. Dr. C. Schmullius, Prof. Dr. W. Lucht

2008-2010 | M.Sc. | Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
Master study of Geoinformatics

2005-2008 | B.Sc. | Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
Bachelor study of Geography

Awards and stipends

2016-2018 | Living Planet Fellowship by the European Space Agency

2016 | Beutenberg Campus Science Award, Jena, Germany
Best PhD thesis in Life Sciences and Physics in 2015