working on fundamental physics at Heidelberg University, Zentrum für Astronomie. my scientific interests include cosmology, the formation and evolution of the cosmic large-scale structure, gravitational lensing and CMB-anisotropies as a probe of fundamental physics, and cosmostatistics

professional life

2012 to date
professorship for fundamental physics, Heidelberg University

cosmology, dark energy, tests of gravity, cosmic structure formation, cosmostatistics

Prodekan, Heidelberg University

dean of studies in 2022 and 2023

Erskine fellowship, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

information geometry in cosmology

habilitation and venia legendi in physics, Heidelberg University

dark energy and the evolution of the cosmic large-scale structure

junior research group, Heidelberg graduate school for fundamental physics

dark energy, lensing as a probe of gravity, intrinsic alignments in weak lensing data

CNRS-fellowship, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale, Orsay

CMB-anisotropies, in particular the integrated Sachs-Wolfe effect

postdoc, Institute for Cosmology and Gravitation, Portsmouth

cosmological probes of dark energy, intrinsic alignments of galaxies

postdoc, Max-Planck-Institute for Astrophysics, Garching

dark energy, cluster counts