Professional Experience

March 2020
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Central University Administration, Research Strategy Unit
Science manager
Management and development of funding instruments, program implementation and reporting processes, e.g. of the Joint Federal Government-Länder Tenure-Track Programme and the strategy program LMUexcellent.
2015 – 2019Technische Universität München
Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS), Management Office
2017 – 2019: Science manager
Reporting, committee organization, knowledge management.
2015 – 2017: Science manager / Research associate
Assistant to the managing director of the MCTS graduate center.
2010 – 2015Technische Universität München
Chair for Robotics and Embedded Systems
2013 – 2015: Science manager / Research associate
2010 – 2013: Science manager / Graduate assistant
Project management, reporting, PR, and quality management in international EU-funded robotics consortium projects (ECHORD, ECHORD++, SMART-E).
2006 – 2010 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Chair of General and Experimental Psychology
Student assistant


2020 Technische Universität München
Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS)
Science and Technology StudiesDr. phil. (magna cum laude)
– Doctoral Thesis: “Robots Wanted: Dead And/Or Alive. The Attribution of In/Animacy to Robot Technology” [Abstract (PDF)].
– Advisor: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen (Friedrich-Schiedel Endowed Chair of Sociology of Science).
– 03/2015 – 08/2017: PhD scholarship, Andrea von Braun Foundation.
Psychology Diplom (German Master’s)
– Majors: Neuro-cognitive psychology & occupational/organizational psychology.
– Thesis project on „The Influence of Workpiece Order Status on Manual Assembly Performance”, Excellence Cluster CoTeSys (Cognition in Technical Systems), project ACIPE (Adaptive Cognitive Interaction in Production Environments).
– Internship, Siemens Center for User-Interface Design (2010).
– Research internship, Chair of General and Experimental Psychology (2008/09).

Further Training

06/2020Online/remote consulting
11/2019Moderating meetings and discussions
10/2018Horizon 2020 application process
06/2018MS Access 2013
07/2017Third-party funding for Bavarian universities
05/2017Bavarian budget law (Bay. Haushaltsrecht)
01/2017Horizon 2020 review process
05/2016Project management
12/2012Management of EU-funded research projects