ORCID: 0000-0001-8520-3971

ResearcherID: G-2020-2011

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PhD, Theoretical Chemistry, University of Karlsruhe (TH), 2002
Diplom, Chemistry, University of Karlsruhe (TH), 1998

Appointments and Affiliations

Professor of Chemistry, UC Irvine, 2011-present
Associate Professor of Chemistry, UC Irvine, 2008-2011
Young Scientist Group Leader, Center for Functional Nanostructures (CFN), University of Karlsruhe (TH), 2006-2007
Habilitation, University of Karlsruhe (TH), 2004-2006
Postdoctoral Fellow, Tulane University, 2003
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Karlsruhe, 2002

Academic Distinctions

Early-Career Award in Theoretical Physical Chemistry, American Chemical Society, 2014
Dirac Medal of the World Association of Theoretical and Computational Chemists, 2013
Chair, Gordon Research Conference on Time-Dependent Density-Functional Theory, 2011
Lise Meitner-Minerva Outstanding Young German Scientist Award, 2008
The Young Academy, member, 2006-2011
Dozentenstipendium of the German Chemical Industry Fund, 2007
Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize of the German Research Foundation, 2004
Research Award of the Dr. Otto Röhm Foundation, 2003
Student Scholar, German National Merit Foundation 1995-1998