curriculum vitae

employment
07 - presentProfessor of Physics, University of Zurich
06 - 07 Lichtenberg Professor for Astroparticle Physics (W3), RWTH-Aachen
03-06 Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Florida, Gainesville
00-03 Postdoctoral Fellow, Physics Department, Stanford University
99-00 Research Associate in Non-Accelerator Particle Physics, MPIK, Heidelberg
97-99 Research Assistant, MPIK, Heidelberg



education
1999 Ph.D. in Physics: experimental particle astrophysics, University of Heidelberg
1997Diplom in Physics, non-accelerator particle physics, University of Heidelberg
1996 Language certificate: Italian, French, Language Center, University of Heidelberg
1993Vordiplom in Physics, University of Heidelberg
1991Abitur, Geschwister-Scholl Gymnasium, Mannheim
1988Bacalaureat, Lyceum for Mathematics and Physics, Timisoara



main fellowships and awards
ERC Advanced Grant, 2017
APS Fellow, 2015
Canada Excellence Research Chair, 2013 (declined)
Lichtenberg Professorship by the VW-Foundation, 2006
NSF Career Award, 2005
Fellowship of the Heidelberg Graduiertenkolleg "Experimental methods in nuclear and particle physics", 1997-1999



selected committees, advisory and editorial boards
Editor in chief, EJP-C; editorial board JoP G
CERN Scientific Policy Committee
DARWIN project coordinator
XENON deputy spokesperson
UZH Research Commission
KCETA advisory board
APPEC scientific advisory committee
TUM Excellence Cluster SAC
XENON, GERDA, DARWIN executive boards
UZH Graduate Campus Board
Committee for the Caroline von Humboldt Prize and Professorship (2015)



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