About me

Scientific experience

Since 2013

Chancellor's Fellow at the University of Edinburgh

2012-2013

Postdoc at University College London with Peter Coveney

2011-2012

Postdoc at the TU Eindhoven with Jens Harting

2008-2011

PhD student at the Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung in Dusseldorf

Networks and groups

Since 2016

Member of EPSRC Associate Peer Review College

Since 2016

Full member of the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine

Since 2014

COST Action MP1305 (Flowing Matter)

Since 2014

Edinburgh Fluid Dynamics Group

Since 2014

Edinburgh Soft Matter Network

Teaching

Since 2017

Process Calculations 2

2017

Lattice-Boltzmann Spring School, Hammamet

2016

SOFT CDT guest lectures, University of Durham

2016

Soft Skills workshops

2015

ESPResSo Summer School, Stuttgart

2015

COST lattice-Boltzmann training school, Madrid

Since 2015

Chemical Engineering 1

2014

Dynamics 2 (stand-in for Jason Reese)

2011

Lattice-Boltzmann workshop in Edmonton

Administration

Since 2016

PDRA champion (School of Engineering)

Since 2015

Member of Web Action Board (School of Engineering)

Education and studies

2011

PhD (physics) at Bochum University with Fathollah Varnik

2007

Diploma (physics) at Heidelberg University with Christof Wetterich

2003-2007

Advanced studies (physics) at Heidelberg University

2001-2003

Basic studies (physics) at Bielefeld University

Awards and grants

2016

EPSRC EP/P006892/1 (£1.6M)

2016

Scottish Crucible

2014

Embedded CSE project (eCSE01-010)

2014

SET for BRITAIN

Selected seminar talks

2016

University of Manchester, School of Mathematics

2016

Helmholtz-Institute Erlangen-Nürnberg for Renewable Energy, Nürnberg

2016

Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire de Physique, Grenoble

2015

German Aerospace Center, Cologne

2015

Max-Planck-Institut für Dynamik und Selbstorganisation, Göttingen

2015

University of Rome "Tor Vergata"

2015

School of Mathematics, University of Bristol

2015

Chem. Engineering, Imperial College London

2014

Chem. Engineering & Adv. Materials, University of Newcastle

2014

Engineering, University of Glasgow

2014

Biofluid Simulation and Modeling group, Bayreuth University

2014

Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London

2014

Engineering, University of Edinburgh

2014

Physics and Electrical Engineering, Northumbria University, Newcastle

2014

Soft matter group, Durham University

2014

Soft matter group, University of Edinburgh

2012

School of Engineering and Design, Brunel University, London

2011

Institute of Solid State Research, FZ Jülich

2010

Institut für Theoretische Physik, U Heidelberg

2010

IRMB, TU Braunschweig

2009

CATS, RWTH Aachen

2009

Institut für Experimentalphysik, U Augsburg

Selected conferences and other events with presentations

2017

Discrete Simulation of Fluid Dynamics (DSFD), Erlangen

2017

COST Workshop: Dynamics of Interfaces in Complex Fluids and Complex Flows, Erlangen

2016

International Conference for Mesoscopic Methods in Engineering and Science (ICMMES), Hamburg

2016

Discrete Simulation of Fluid Dynamics (DSFD), Shenzhen (invited)

2016

Lattice Boltzmann 2016, Rome (invited)

2016

engineer_ed (Innovativ Learning Week showcase), Edinburgh

2016

Flowing Matter conference, Porto

2016

Workshop on Biological Membranes: Modelling, Analysis and Numerics, London (invited)

2015

IWACOM-III, Tokyo (invited)

2015

Doors Open Day (public engagement), Edinburgh

2015

International Conference on Computational Bioengineering (ICCB), Barcelona (invited)

2015

Discrete Simulation of Fluid Dynamics (DSFD), Edinburgh (organiser)

2015

Fluid & Elasticity, Biarritz

2015

Flowing Matter Across the Scales, Rome (invited)

2014

Roads to Success in Porous Media Research, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

2014

Recent Appointees in Materials Science Conference (RAMS), Bath

2014

Micro and Nano Flows (MNF), London

2014

Discrete Simulation of Fluid Dynamics (DSFD), Paris

2014

European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics, Barcelona (invited)

2014

Scottish Fluid Mechanics Meeting, St Andrews

2014

The Physics of Soft and Biological Matter, Cambridge

2014

Chemical Engineering Day (ChemEngDay), Manchester

2013

International Conference for Mesoscopic Methods in Engineering and Science (ICMMES), Oxford

2012

CECAM: Fluid-Structure Interactions in Soft-Matter Systems, Prato

2012

Discrete Simulation of Fluid Dynamics (DSFD), Bangalore

2012

DPG-Frühjahrstagung, Berlin

2011

Lattice Boltzmann Workshop, Edmonton (invited)

2011

Discrete Simulation of Fluid Dynamics (DSFD), Fargo

2010

Lattice Boltzmann day, Bochum (organiser)

2009

International Conference for Mesoscopic Methods in Engineering and Science (ICMMES), Guangzhou