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This is a short version of my CV. The complete version can be downloaded as a pdf-file on the right.

Education

2006-2009

PhD at Geological Institute, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

2000-2005

BSc and MSc studies in Earth Science, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

1995-1999

Swiss Matura Type C, Kantonsschule am Burggraben, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Work experience

2013-present

Senior Resarcher/Lecturer, Geological Institute, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

2011-2012

Research Associate/Lecturer, Geological Institute, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

2009-2010

Research Associate/Lecturer, Department for Geodynamics and Sedimentology, University of Vienna, Austria

2006-2009

Involvement in Spectraseis AG, Zurich, Switzerland

2006-2009

Research and Teaching Assistent, Geological Institute, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Teaching experience

2011-present: ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Geological mapping techniques and stereographic projection
Fundamentals of structural geology
Numerical modeling of rock deformation
Introduction to finite-element modeling in geosciences
Various geological field courses and excursions

2009-2010: University of Vienna, Austria

Numerical methods in earth sciences
Quantitative structural geology and tectonics
Quantification of geological processes
Fundamentals of structural geology and tectonics
Geological mapping field course and field course on structural geology

2003-2009: Teaching Assistant, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Various courses on numerical modeling of geological and geodynamical processes
Geological mapping techniques and stereographic projection
Practicals in fundamentals of earth science
Various geological field courses and excursions

Selected professional activities

2014

Main organizer of the Tectonomechanics Colloquium

2012-present

Main convener of the session "(Recent) advances in analogue and numerical modeling of geologic/tectonic processes" at the EGU General Assembly

2012-present

Co-initiator and -organizer of the Poroelasticity Minisymposium

2012-present

Co-president of VAME (mid-level faculty association at the earth science department of ETH Zurich)

2012

Co-organizer of the GeoMod Conference

2011-present

Program Committee member (until 2013) and board member (since 2013) of the Tectonics and Structural Geology (TS) Division of European Geosciences Union (EGU)

2011-present

Organizer of the Geosynklinale (annual pre-christmas gathering of alumni, active members, and friends of the Geological Institute of the ETH Zurich)

Selected private activities

2007-present

Founder and board member of the ETH Alumni group for earth scientists

2006-present

Leader in the Heart Camp (summer camp for children with congenital heart disease)

2001-2011

Founder and President of the rockamweier Association
Promoter of an annual openair music festival

2001-2005

Founder, board member and president (2003-2005) of erfa (student association for earth scientists at ETH Zurich)