Curriculum Vitae

 Professional Experience

  • Since Feb 2018: Postdoctoral Researcher at Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Seville (UPO)
  • Sep 2016 – Jan 2018: Independent Research Analyst, associated with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
  • April 2014 – June 2016: Postdoctoral Researcher in coordination team of the Inter-Sectoral Impact Model Intercomparison Project (ISI-MIP) at PIK
  • Aug 2008 – Mar 2014: Research Analyst to the Director John Schellnhuber at PIK
  • Jun 2005 – Jul 2008: PhD student at the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) Berlin, with Rita Adrian and Dieter Gerten
  • Sep – Dec 2004: Internship at United Nations Environment Programme in Nairobi (UNEP)

Research Visits

  • Mar 2014 – Dec 2015: Visiting Scientist at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre in Seville (JRC-Seville), Spain
  • Sep – Dec 2007: Visiting student with Elena Litchman and Christopher Klausmeier at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan, USA (KBS)


  • 2005-2010: Graduate studies, University of Potsdam (Institute of Ecology/Ecosystem Modelling)
  • 2001-2004: Master in Biology/Ecology, Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) and Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), Paris
  • 1999-2001: Undergraduate studies of Biology, University of Konstanz

Awards and Scholarships

  • 2011: Michelson Award University of Potsdam
  • 2006: Young Scientist Award of the German Limnological Society
  • 2004: Carlo Schmid Program for internships in international organizations and EU institutions
  • 2002: Sélection Internationale of Ecole Normale Supérieure
  • 2001, 2007, 2011: German Academic Exchange Program
  • 1999 – 2004: German National Merit Foundation

Referee For

Nature Climate Change, American Naturalist, Global Change Biology, Freshwater Biology, Regional Environmental Change

Organization of Scientific Events

Publications (see here)

Selected Presentations (see here)