Brief CV

Professional info​
 

My professional experience focuses on the detection of small rocky exoplanets and understanding the magnetic activity of their host stars.   I am also involved in many instrumental projects

Work Experience


 

Akademische Rätin, Goettingen

2011 - present

 

​I'm a currently a lecturer at the Institute for Astrophysics in Goettingen Germany.  More details on the large-international projects that I am currently involved in, my latest research results and my teaching profile can be found on this webpage

 

Postdoctoral Researcher - Utrecht University

​2006 - 2011

 

During my time in Utrecht I was the instrument scientist for

​Instrument scientist for the EXPO imaging polarimeter, and I was also on the science team for SPHERE.

 

Marie Curie Fellow - OMP, Toulouse

​2004 - 2006

 

​As a Marie Curie fellow I aquired expertise in tomographic mapping of magnetically active stars

 

Organising

2017/8/9     Organisor of Physics Faculty                      Colloquium 

2017            Exoplanets splinter session 

                     Astronomishe Gesellschaft

2015            chair Stellar Dynamos conf.

2015            AG splinter 'Stellar Activity'

2013            CARMENES Science Meeting

2012 --         IAG/MPS dymano/activity 

                     discussion group

2012            BCool meeting

2009            Polarisation in Disks 

                     Workshop - Utrecht

2008-2011  Dutch exoplanets group

Examining:

Many PhD and Masters thesis

Qualifications


 

Universität Göttingen
I was awarded my Habilitation degree in January 2020
University of St Andrews

​I was awarded my PhD in June 2005 on the "Surface Mapping of Solar-type Stars" supervised by Prof. Andrew Cameron

 

The Queen's University of Belfast

​BSc and MPhil degrees

 

First class honours

Call

T: +49 (0) 551 39 13810 

F: +49 (0) 551 39 5201
 

Contact

Institute for Astrophysics

Friedrich-Hund-Platz 1

37077 Goettingen

Germany