Academic Positions

Postdoc Massachussets Institute of Technology, USA
     Biomimetic Robotics Lab      Advisor: Prof. Sangbae Kim       SNSF Early Postdoc Mobility Fellowship

Postdoc Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Germany
     Intelligent Control Systems Group      Advisor: Prof. Sebastian Trimpe

Academic Education

Graduate Program Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Germany
     Ph.D. defended 20.02.2020 from University of Tübingen, Magna Cum Laude
     Advisor: Dr. Alexander Badri-Spröwitz
     Thesis: Viability in State-Action Space
     Program: International Max Planck Research School for Intelligent Systems
     Associated Fellow of the Max Planck ETH Center for Learning Systems

Graduate Program Tohoku University, Japan
10/2015-09/2016 interrupted
     Advisor: Prof. Akio Ishiguro
     Awarded JSPS DC1 Research Fellowship for Young Scientists

MSc in Robotics, Systems and Control, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
     Thesis: Design and Control of an Active Tail for Robot Locomotion
     Advisor: Prof. Auke Ijspeert, EPF Lausanne, Switzerland
     Exchange at Tohoku University, 10/2014-09/2015

BSc in Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
     Exchange at TU Delft, 02/2011-05/2011

Service and leadership

Awards and Prizes