# CV

- Since 2018 Principal Investigator for the DFG project Granular Matter: How Structure Determines Response Far From Equilibrium at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Cologne
- 2016/17 Postdoc with Prof. Dr. Matthias Sperl in the Institute for Materials Physics in Space at the DLR
- 2014 – 2016 Postdoc in the Golestanian Group, University of Oxford
- 2012 – 2014 Postdoc in the Statistical Physics and Complex Systems Group, University of Göttingen
- 2011/12 Postdoc at the MPI
- 2011 PhD (
*summa cum laude*) Thesis:*Dense Granular Fluids and the Granular Glass Transition* - 8/2008 Guest of Dr. M. Sperl at the Institute for Materials Physics in Space, DLR
- 2007 – 2011 PhD Student with Prof. Dr. Annette Zippelius in the Max-Planck Fellow Group Polymers, complex fluids and disordered systems at the MPI for Dynamics and Self-Organization
- 2006 Diploma (grade 1.0) Thesis:
*Kinetik granularer Gase*(in german) - 2003 – 2006 Study of Physics (continued) and Philosophy at University of Göttingen
- 2002 Vordiplom
- 2000 – 2003 Study of Physics at University of Augsburg

## PhD Mentoring

**Koray Önder**(2016 – 2019), PhD Thesis:*Dynamics close to Bifurcations: From Spins to Granular Media*, Co-Advisor with Prof. Dr. Matthias Sperl**Olfa Lopez**(2017–2021), PhD Thesis:*Powder-based additive manufacturing for space*, Co-Advisor with Prof. Dr. Andreas Meyer and others

## Teaching

**WiSe 2020/21**Co-Lecturer*Introduction to the Physics of Granular Matter***WiSe 2018/19**Co-Lecturer*Physics of Granular Matter***WiSe 2016/17**Co-Lecturer & Assistant*Advanced Statistical Physics***SoSe 2012**Assistant*Theoretical Physics for Teachers***SoSe 2008**Assistant*Multidimensional Analysis for Physicists***SoSe 2007**Tutor*Introduction to Programming in the Natural Sciences***Spring Break 07**Tutor*Computer based Numerics***WiSe 2006/07**Tutor*Theoretical Mechanics*

## Invited Talks

**Workshop MathMicS 2023, Düsseldorf**Talk:*Dynamics of the Fredrickson-Andersen Model on intermediate time scales***Institute for Multiscale Simulation, Erlangen 2022**Talk:*Constitutive law for dense agitated granular flows: from theoretical description to rheology experiment***Institute of Mathematics, FU Berlin 2021**Talk:*Particles with non-standard interactions: Bubbles, Bacteria, and Trails***JNNFM Complex Fluids Seminar Series, 2021**Talk:*Understanding Dense Granular Flow from First Principles***Institute of Physics, Greifswald 2020**Talk:*Integration Through Transients: Nix für schwache Nerven?***Granular 'Phase Transitions' – from Fundamentals to Applications, Banz Monastry 2019**Talk:*Trapped by memory: Bacteria & active colloids***Institute for Theoretical Physics, Köln 2017**Talk:*Rheology of Granular Fluids: An Integration Through Transients Approach***Bridging the Scales in Glasses III, Mainz 2017**Talk:*Flow Curves for Granular Matter at Finite Density and Shear Rate***Institute for Theoretical Physics, Göttingen 2017**Talk:*Effective Dynamics of Microorganisms Interacting with their own Trail***Institute for Theoretical Physics, Leipzig 2016**Talk:*Effective Dynamics of Microorganisms Interacting with their own Trail***Seminar GRK 1558, Berlin 2015**Talk:*Interaction of bacteria with trails: Effective Dynamics & Localisation***Collective dynamics in physics, biology and social sciences 2015, Dublin**Talk:*Effective Dynamics of Trail-Following Microorganisms***MPI Physics of Complex Systems 2013**Talk:*Correlations in a Driven Dissipative Fluid: The Granular Glass Transition***Physics of Granular Flows 2013, Kyoto**Lecture:*Granular Mode-Coupling Theory***Physics of Granular Flows 2013, Kyoto**Talk:*Driven Granular Fluids: Collective Effects*

## More Talks, Conferences, Workshops, ...

**DPG Tagung 2021**Talk:*Constitutive law for dense agitated granular flows: From theoretical description to rheology experiment*(with Olfa D'Angelo)**WCCM XIV & Eccomas 2020, Paris (virtual) 2021**Talk:*Constitutive Equations for Dense Granular Flow: Theory & Experiment***Granular and Particulate Networks, Dresden 2019**Poster:*Exact Description of the Slow Dynamics in Kinetically Constrained Models***DPG Tagung Regensburg 2019**Talk:*Asymptotically Exact Solution of the Fredrickson-Andersen Model***Annual European Rheology Conference, Sorrento 2018**Talk:*Rheology of dense granular fluids from first principles***ESMC 2018, Bologna**Talk:*Rheology of dense granular fluids from first principles***23rd Claude Itzykson Conference, Orsay 2018****Annual European Rheology Conference, Sorrento 2018**Talk:*Rheology of dense granular fluids from first principles***DPG Tagung Berlin 2018**Talk:*Rheology of Dense Granular Fluids: Theory & Experiment***Powders & Grains, Montpellier 2017**Poster:*Kinetic theory for strong uniform shear flow of granular media at high density***DPG Tagung Dresden 2017**Talk:*Flow Curves for Granular Matter at Finite Density and Shear Rate***Nonlinear Response in Complex Matter, Primosten 2016**Poster:*A Kinetic Theory for Inelastic Hard Spheres at High Packing Fraction and High Shear***StatPhys 26, Lyon 2016**Poster:*Rheology of a Sheared Dissipative Fluid: Bagnold Scaling and Integration through Transients***Glastag Köln 2016****Institut für Materialphysik im Weltraum, DLR Köln 2015**Talk:*Effective dynamics of microorganisms***Collective dynamics in physics, biology and social sciences 2015, Dublin**Talk:*Effective Dynamics of Trail-Following Microorganisms***Physics and Biology of Active Systems, Aberdeen 2015**Talk:*Bacterium-Trail Interaction: Oscillations & Localisation***Collective Behaviour in Growing Systems, Bath 2014**Talk:*Modelling Auto-Chemotactic Motion of Pseudomonas aeruginosa***Physics Meets Biology 2014, Oxford**Poster:*Modelling Auto-Chemotactic Motion of Pseudomonas aeruginosa on Surfaces***DPG Tagung Dresden 2014**Talk:*Integration Through Transients Approach to the Rheology of a Sheared Granular Fluid***Institut für Materialphysik im Weltraum, DLR Köln 2014**Talk:*Granular Fluids at High Densities***Nonlinear Response in Complex Matter 2013, Erlangen**Poster:*Correlations in Granular Fluids***Glastag Düsseldorf 2012****ESMC Graz 2012**Talk:*The Glass Transition in Driven Granular Fluids***DPG Tagung Berlin 2012**Poster:*Transport Coefficients from Static Correlation Functions***Glastag Marburg 2011**Talk:*Tagged Particle Dynamics Close to the Glass Transition of a Driven Dissipative System***DPG Tagung Dresden 2011**Talk:*Tagged Particle Dynamics Close to the Glass Transition of a Driven Dissipative System***Institute for Theoretical Physics, Göttingen 2011**Talk:*Driven Granular Fluids, Mode Coupling Theory & The Glass Transition***DPG Tagung Regensburg 2010**Talk:*Glass-Transition for Dissipative Systems under Driving***Dynamics Days Europe 2009, Göttingen**Poster:*Mode Coupling Theory for a Driven Granular Fluid***MPI Dynamics & Selforganization. Göttingen 2009**Talk:*Driven Granular Fluids, Mode Coupling Theory & The Glass Transition***Statistical mechanics of static granular media, Leiden 2009**Poster:*Mode Coupling Theory for a Driven Granular Fluid***DPG Tagung Dresden 2009**Talk:*The Velocity Autocorrelation Function of a Driven Granular Fluid***Granular Gases 2008, Bayreuth**Poster:*Correlations in Granular Media with Volume Driving***Institut für Materialphysik im Weltraum, DLR Köln 2008**Talk:*Granular Gases: An Overview***DPG Tagung Berlin 2008**Talk:*Correlations in Granular Media with Volume Driving***Crystallization and Jamming in Soft Matter under Driving - Colloidal Suspensions, Granular Media, Foams, and Complex Plasmas, Leiden 2008**Poster:*Correlations in Granular Media with Volume Driving***Institute for Theoretical Physics, Göttingen 2007**Talk:*Correlation of Translation and Rotation in Granular Gases***StatPhys 23, Genua 2007****Statics and Dynamics of Granular Media and Colloidal Suspensions, Neapel 2007****DPG Tagung Regensburg 2007**Talk:*Binary Mixtures of Inelastic Hard Spheres***Institute for Theoretical Physics, Göttingen 2006**Talk:*Binary Mixtures of Inelastic Hard Spheres***Powders & Grains 2005 Stuttgart**