Curriculum Vitae


since 08/2022

Research Program Director at Electron Optica Inc.

01/2023 05/2023

Consultant for Spark Thermionics, Inc., Berkeley

04/2018 07/2022

Physicist Project Scientist at Berkeley Lab, Molecular Foundry, UC Berkeley

05/2017 10/2017 11/2016 – 01/2017

Visiting Scholar at Stanford University in the Atom science group of Prof. Kasevich

Since 11/2010

Head of the junior research group Quantum Electron- & Ion-Interferometry
within the Emmy Noether program of the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the Institute of Physics, University of Tübingen, Germany

1/2008 – 10/2010

Postdoc at the Nano Atomoptics group of Prof. Fortágh at the Institute of Physics, University of Tübingen, Germany

5/2006 – 12/2007

Postdoc (Marie Curie ER Fellowship) at the Quantum Optics group of
Prof. Zimmermann at the Institute of Physics, University of Tübingen, Germany




Doctorate in physics with distinction

2/2002 – 11/2005

Doctorate thesis with the title: Optical Methods for Macromolecule Interferometry at the Quantum Nanophysics & Molecular Quantum Optics group, Institute of Experimental Physics, University of Vienna, Austria
Supervisor: Prof. Arndt / Prof. Zeilinger


Diploma in physics with distinction
Diploma thesis with the title: CO Adsorption on Iron Surfaces: An Ab-Initio Density-Functional Study, at the Computational Materials Physics group
Institute of Material Science, University of Vienna, Austria

10/1999 – 10/2001

Study of physics, University of Vienna, Austria

08/1999 – 09/1999

Internship at the GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung (Helmholtz-center for heavy ion research) in Darmstadt, Germany

09/1998 – 07/1999

Erasmus exchange student at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Holland


Internship at the Physics, Chemistry and Instrumentation (PCI) Laboratory of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Seibersdorf, Austria

10/1995 – 06/1998

Study of physics, University of Graz, Austria


School leaving examination, Bundesoberstufenrealgymnasium Hartberg, Austria

02/1994 – 06/1994

Senior at the Prescott High School, Prescott, Arizona, USA