Short academic curriculum vitæ

Positions held

Since Jan 2016 Research associate
School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New South Wales, Australia
Aug—Dec 2015 Postdoctoral fellow
Inria Nancy — Grand Est, France
Feb 2014—Jul 2015 Swiss National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow (grant no. 151884)
Laboratoire lorrain de recherche en informatique et ses applications, France
Sep—Dec 2013
Teaching assistant in mathematics
Institut de mathématiques, Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Sep 2009—Aug 2013
Teaching assistant in mathematics
Mathematisches Institut, Universität Basel, Switzerland


Jul 2017 Certificate Foundations of University Learning and Teaching
University of New South Wales, Australia
Dec 2013 Ph.D. in mathematics
Universität Basel, Switzerland
Thesis: Trace zero varieties in cryptography: Optimal representation and index calculus
Advisor: Prof. Dr. E. Gorla
Member of the Swiss Doctoral Program in Mathematics
Aug 2009
Diplom (equivalent to M.Sc.) in mathematics (major) and computer science (minor)
Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
Thesis: Class field theory for global function fields and applications (in German)
Advisor: Prof. Dr. F. Heß
Feb—Dec 2006
Study abroad program equivalent to
B.Sc. (Hons) in pure mathematics and computer science
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Thesis: Provably secure cryptographic hash functions
Advisors: Prof. J. Franklin and A/Prof. R. Buckland
Apr 2005
Vordiplom in mathematics (major) and computer science (minor)
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen–Nürnberg, Germany
Jul 2003
Abitur (German high school diploma)
Ludwigsburg, Germany


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Grants, Awards, and Scholarships

Conference organisation

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Research visits


For my teaching activities, including summer schools, see the teaching page.

Conferences, workshops, and schools

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