CV

Here is a short overview of my CV. Please contact me for a more detailed version.

Education
  • Ph.D in Computer Science (Dr. rer. nat.), University of Stuttgart, 2017

  • M.S. in Computer Science and Media, Stuttgart Media University (HdM), 2012

  • B.S. in Media and Communication Informatics (Computer Science), Reutlingen University, 2008

  • Technical Gymnasium, full "Abitur", profile: Design & Media Technology, Technical Gymnasium Aalen, 2004


Work Experience
  • Spring 2018 - present: Postdoctoral Researcher @VCG, Harvard University (full position)

  • Summer 2017 - Spring 2018: Postdoctoral Researcher @VIS, University of Stuttgart (full position)

  • Spring 2012 - Spring 2018: PhD Researcher @VIS, University of Stuttgart (full position)

  • Summer 2011 - Spring 2012: Software Architect @T-Systems GmbH (full position)

  • Fall 2010 - Spring 2011: Masterthesis @Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart (full time)

  • Spring 2009 - Summer 2010: Student Trainee @Fraunhofer IAT, Stuttgart (40h/month)

  • Spring 2006 - Summer 2006: Student Trainee @Digital Media Center, Stuttgart (full time)


Honors and Awards
  • Oct 2018: The IEEE VGTC VPG Doctoral Dissertation Award - Honorable Mention

  • Apr 2018: Honorable Mention - IEEE PacificVis

  • Nov 2017: Best Paper - IEEE BDVA 2017

  • Oct 2015: IEEE VAST Challenge: Grand Challenge Award - Comprehensive Visualization Suite

  • Mar 2015: Best Student Paper - IVAPP'16

  • Mar 2014: Best Paper - IEEE Pacific Vis

  • Sep 2013: IEEE VAST Challenge: MC1 - Honorable Mention Award: Deep Visual Exploration of Features

  • Sep 2012: IEEE VAST Challenge: MC1 - Honorable Mention Award: Comprehensive Visualization Suite

  • Mar 2010: Mobile Talent Award


Technical Skills
  • Interactive Data Visualization (Java2D, Swing, JavaFX, JXMapKit, Prefuse, D3, Leaflet, ..)

  • Unsupervised and Supervised Machine Learning and Mining (Weka, Knime, ..)

  • Software Developement (Java, Javascript, various frameworks, ..)

  • Data Persistence and Management (MongoDB, Neo4J, SQL)

  • Design (Sketching, Adobe Creative Suite)