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  • 2019     Habilitation, Department of Mathematics, University of Hamburg.

  • 2000     PhD in Mathematics, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg.

  • 1996     Diploma in Mathematics and Physics at Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg.

Professional Position 

  • 2015-Current Group leader “Applied Mathematics and Computational Physics”, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology.

  • 2009-2014.    Group leader “Numerical Model Development and Data Assimilation”, Max-Planck Institute for Meteorology.

  • 2002-2008     Research Scientist, Max-Planck Institute for Meteorology.

  • 2000-2002     Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits.

  • 1998-99         Assistent, Mathematical Institute, University Erlangen-Nürnberg.

Professional Activities

  • 2020-Current Member of External Advisory Board of ERC Synergy Grant “Stochastic Transport in Upper Ocean Dynamics”

  • 2017-2019: Member of External Advisory Board of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in the Mathematics of Planet Earth of Imperial College and University Reading 

  • 2011-present: (Founding) Member of Lothar Collatz Center for Computing in Science of the University Hamburg 

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