Professional Developement


2015 Docent in Mineralogy, Petrology & Tectonics, Uppsala University.

Docent lecture: "Unravelling the inner workings of volcanoes using classic and modern structural geology"

2009 Dr. rer. nat. (PhD) in Geology, University of Göttingen, Germany

Thesis: "Mechanisms of Magma Emplacement in the Upper Crust"


2006 Diploma Geosciences, University of Göttingen, Germany

Diploma thesis: "Volcanotectonic Evolution of the Geitafell Volcano, Southeast Iceland"

Diplom mapping thesis :"Report of the Structural Geolgoy Map of the Eastern Monte Freddone Area, Alpi Apuane, Northern Apennine, Italy at the  Scale of  1:5000"


2004 BSc GeoSciences, University of Göttingen, Germany

Dissertation: "Dyke Emplacement in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain"


2009 till present Uppsala University:

- since 2012 Senior Lecturer in Structural Geology

Deputy Head of Department

- 2009 - 2011 Research Associate (post doc)

2008 - 2009 Research Associate

Geoscience Center, University Göttingen, Germany

2008 Research Associate GFZ Potsdam, Germany

Prizes, Hounours, Awards

2014 "Oscar II Prize" from Uppsala University for excellent  scientific writing skills with high potential for future success

>> Uppsala University Press Release


2007 "Bernd Rendel Prize" from German Research Council (DFG) for scientific attainments

>> DFG Press  Release

>> DFG Archiv


2006 & 2008 Highest Poster Award at TSK 11 & 12 conferences

2005 & 2007 German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD); two scholarships for fieldwork

Intellectual Output