Short CV/Education and training

  • 2004 – 2007
    PhD (Dr. Rer. Nat. in Physics), Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics and TU München, Supervisor: Dr. H.-Th. Janka

  • 2002 – 2003
    Diplomarbeit, Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics and TU München, Supervisor: Dr. H.-Th. Janka

  • 1997 – 2003
    Licentiatura (MSc in Physics), Complutense University of Madrid

Selected publications

Selected projects

  • 2016-2019 PI Sonderforschungsbereich 1245


Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • 2018 – 2019 Hans Bethe Prize Selection Committee, APS

  • 2018 – 2020 Member Scientific Committee, Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso, Italy

  • 2015 – 2016 Board member, International Collaborations in Nuclear Theory (ICNT), National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, East Lansing, MI, USA

  • 2015 – 2017 Women's representative, Physics Department, TU Darmstadt

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Additional interests

  • Reviewer for US Department of Energy (Early career award and regular program), GIF (German- Israel Foundation for scientific research and development), DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

  • Referee for The Astrophysical Journal, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Nature, Nature Communications, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, European Physical Journal A, Journal of Physics G, Journal of Physics, and Proceedings of Science

Soft Skills

  • Seminar series “Wirksame Führung” für Leiterinnen und Leiterder Helmholtz-Nachwuchsgruppen, Helmholtz-Akademie für Führungskräfte (2weeks, 2012)

  • ProFührung der TU Darmstadt (4 days, 2013), Training für die Spitzenpositionen in Wissenschaft, Wirtschaft und Politik, TU Darmstadt (1 day, 2014)

Other activities and achievements/family

  • two sons born on 31.1.2014 and 12.4.2017


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