Professional Experience

Since Sep 2021 Consultant & Developer for digital innovations in high education, ZBL, Univ. Würzburg, Germany
Since May 2019 Freelancer, Information Design & Science Communicator 

04/2019 – 08/2021 Post-Doc: Virtual and Augmented Reality in Physics Education, Univ. Würzburg, Germany
05/2020 – 08/2020 Information Designer Steinbeis Research Center Design & Systems, Würzburg
09/2018 – 03/2019  Design Internship, ART+COM Studios, Berlin, Germany
10/2013 – 09/2018 Astrophysicist, Univ. Würzburg, Germany
06/2015  Research stay, European Southern Observatory, Garching, Germany
06/2014  Research stay, NASA GSFC, Washington D.C., USA
09/2011– 03/2012  Student Trainee, European Space Agency, Madrid, Spain


2020 Bachelor of Arts in Communication Design, FHWS, Würzburg, Germany
2019 PhD in Astrophysics, Univ. Würzburg, Germany
2013 Master of Science in PhysicsUniv. Würzburg, Germany
2010 Bachelor of Science in Physics, Univ. Kiel, Germany

Awards & Funding

2023 IIIDAward, Gold (Distinction) in Category Research & Science, Project: TranScape VR,
International Institute of Information Design, Vienna, Austria
2023 Hochschulwettbewerb, Wissenschaft im Dialog (Two projects: Radio.Galaxie & Expedition zum Schwarzen Loch)
2022 Call for innovative SciCom Projects, Munich Science Communication Lab, Deutsches Museum München
2021 Sonderforschungsförderpreis Digital 2021, Vogel Stifung Dr. Eckernkamp
2021 First Place, GBT@20 Data Image Contest,
2020 IIIDAward, Bronze Student Category, Project: Virtual Data Cosmos,
International Institute for Information Design, Vienna, Austria
2020 Bergkristall 2020, University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt
2018 Silver Prize, Photo contest, UNESCO International Center for Martial Arts
2016 Newcomer Prize, Press Photo Lower Franconia, BJV
2013 – 2015 Research Grant, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
2013 Wilhelm-Conrad Röntgen Student Prize, University Würzburg


Design thinking, conception, cross-medial information design, exhibition design, science communication, analytical thinking, data analysis / data science, data visualization

Adobe Creative Suite,
Creative Coding (Processing, Unity, Arduino),
3D and interactive design (Unity, Cinema4D, Blender, AR, VR, WebAR),
Video-Editing (Premiere, After Effects)
R, Python

Professional Membership

eROSITA External Collaborator, Max-Planck-Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, MPE
Data Visualization Society
Astronomers for Planet Earth
German Physical Society