Curriculum Vitae

Professional Experience

  • Since Oct 2021: Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA) fellow at Institute of Epidemiology (EPI) at Ludwigs-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) and Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU); honorary affiliation with UPO, Sevilla
  • Feb 2018 – Jun 2021: Research Fellow at Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Seville (UPO)
  • Sep 2016 – Jan 2018: Independent Research Analyst, associated with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
  • Apr 2014 – Jun 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: Doctoral dissertation , 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 Service
  • 1999 – 2004: German Academic Scholarship Foundation


  • MCC Collaborative Research Network on weather and health, member of Scientific Committee
  • Inter-Sectoral Impact Model Intercomparison Project ISIMIP as Sectoral Coordinator for Health
  • COST Action PROCLIAS as Co-lead of task group on climate impact attribution

Referee For

Environmental Research Letters, PLOS one, Nature Climate Change, Global Change Biology, Freshwater Biology, Regional Environmental Change, American Naturalist, Public Health, Hydrobiologia, Archiv für Hydrobiologie

Organization of Scientific Events

Publications (see here)

Selected Presentations (see here)