|Date of Birth||1973|
|Office Address||Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP)
An der Sternwarte 16, 14482 Potsdam, Germany
|Office Phone||+49 331 7499-456|
|July 1st, 2012 - today||PostDoc Researcher at AIP|
|October 4th, 2011||Ph.D. in Physics/Astrophysics|
|2008 - 2011||Ph.D. Study of Physics/Astrophysics at the University of Graz|
|October 4th, 2007||Magister in Physics/Astrophysics|
|June 2006 - 2012|
|2002 - 2007||Study of Physics/Astrophysics at the University of Graz|
- Languages: German (mother tongue), fluent English.
- Expert knowledge in data-reduction and image-processing with IDL and Python.
- Extensive knowledge of the physics of extrasolar planets, especially models of transiting planets, stellar atmospheres and stellar activity.
- Programming ability in Python, Java, Pascal, C/C++, SQL and PHP with 20 years experience as a software developer and IT manager.
- Expert knowledge of professional typesetting package LATEX.
- Expert knowledge in telescope optics, camera systems and robotic telescope systems.
- Advanced knowledge in Windows, Linux, Mac OS and FreeBSD operating systems and virtualization with Citrix XenServer and XenApp.
- Basic knowledge in electronics.
Research community services
- Member of the Austrian Society for Astronomy and Astrophysics
- Member of the Styrian Astronomy Society
- Honoary member of the Astronomy Club Auersbachtal
- Venustransit 2004 Event in Graz in the frame of an ESO initiative
- Austrian Astronomy Day (2003-2012) at the Institute of Physics, University of Graz
- Space Weather Day 2007 at the Space Research Institute
- Exhibition International Heliophysical Year / Year of Astronomy 2009 at the Space Research Institute
- 100 hours of Astronomy 2009 at the Observatory Lustbühel