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  • PhD in Physics, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany (2014-2017).
    Thesis: “Seismic Investigations of Solar and Stellar Magnetic Activity”
  • Diploma thesis, Kiepenheuer Institute for Solar Physics, Freiburg, Germany.
    Title: “Methods for Asteroseismic Analysis of Kepler Data – An Estimation of Mass, Radius and Activity of Solar-like Stars” (2013)
  • Diploma in Physics, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany (2007-2013)

Professional Appointments

  • Researcher at the Leibniz-Institute for Solar Physics, Freiburg, Germany (2021-)
  • Research Fellow at the University of Warwick, Coventry, UK (2018-2020)

Selected Talks

  • Center for Space and Habitability (CSH, University of Bern) and Centre for Exoplanets & Habitability (CEH, University of Warwick) Virtual Seminar Series. May 2020. Seminar talk: “Asteroseismic Insights into Magnetic Activity (Cycles) – From Dwarfs to Giants” Full Presentation, PDF
  • SOHO-29: 22 years of GOLF and VIRGO: 2 sunspot cycles seen by seismology, Nice, France. November 2018. Contributed talk: “GONG p-Mode Parameters Through Two Solar Cycles” PDF
  • TASC4/KASC11: First Light in a New Era of Astrophysics, Aarhus, Denmark. July 2018. Contributed talk: “Modelling Doris’ Frequency Shifts. The Impact of Large-Scale Magnetic Fields on Stellar Oscillation Frequencies” PDF
  • Asteroseismology of Stellar Activity Cycles: From the Sun to the Stars, Nice, France. December 2016. Invited talk: “Signatures of magnetic activity in the oscillation parameters of solar-like stars observed by Kepler” PDF
  • TASC2 & KASC9 Workshop – SPACEINN & HELAS8 Conference: Seismology of the Sun and the Distant Stars 2016 – Using Today’s Successes to Prepare the Future, Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira-Acores, Portugal. July 2016. Contributed talk: “Investigation of the frequency shifts of 24 solar-like stars observed by Kepler” PDF

Teaching & Outreach

  • Co-Supervision of a Final Year Project: “Improving the prediction of the mode amplitude of solar-like oscillations.” (Winter term 2020)
  • Co-Supervision of a Summer Research Project: “Measuring mode amplitudes of solar-like oscillations in Kepler stars.” (Summer term 2019)
  • Supervision of a Summer Research Project (8 weeks): “Improving the detection of acoustic signatures of stellar activity cycles.” (Summer term 2018)
  • Participation in outreach events at a primary school, at a school’s science day at the University of Warwick, and the Coventry Summer of Science Festival. (2018-2019)
  • Public tours of the old institute observatory. Including several 30-minute outreach talks on the Sun and its activity cycle. Attendance ~150 per day. (2015-2016)
  • Teaching assistant for various undergraduate courses including: Astrobiology, Introduction to Astronomy and Astrophysics, Theoretical Astrophysics I: Stars and Planets, Physics Lab for Beginners, Experimental Physics I (2012-2016)


  • NASA review panelist 2018
  • Referee for MNRAS, A&A, FrASS, NewAst