Curriculum vitae
Personal data

Academic Positions
2016–  Research Scientist at the RICAM institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Linz (Austria). 
2012–2015  Postdoc position at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal (Saudi Arabia). 
2006–2012  PhD and Postdoc positions at the RICAM institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Linz (Austria). 
Academic Qualifications
2006–2011 
PhD degree in mathematics.
RISC institute of the Johannes Kepler University Linz. PhD thesis: Minimal families of curves on surfaces. 
1997–2004 
MSc in computer science.
University of Amsterdam MSc thesis: The Hyperelliptic Curve Discrete Logarithm Problem. 
Publications
Awards
2020–2024  FWF–Project P33003, "Trajectories of motions". 
2018 
CGTA Best Paper Award for
"Kinematic generation of Darboux cyclides" by N. Lubbes and J. Schicho. 
2015 
CONICETBECASPOSTDOC Fellowship.
Unfortunately, I had to decline this awarded twoyear fellowship in Buenos Aires (Argentinia). 
Teaching
2023S  Überblick Mathematik I at JKU.
Undergraduate linear algebra (2 hours per week). 
2021W  Überblick Mathematik III at JKU.
Undergraduate analysis (1.3 hours per week). 
2017–2022 
Applied Mathematics I and II at
FHWels.
Lecture: 5 ECTS, 7 semesters. Skills practice: 2.5 ECTS, 9 semesters. 
2011  Lecturer during a project week for advanced preuniversity students at Kefermarkt in Austria. 
Selection of Talks
2021 
CGTA,
Gozd Martuljek (Slovenia).
Talk: "Projective isomorphisms between rational surfaces". 
2021 
RACG,
Braunschweig (Germany).
Invited talk: "The shapes of surfaces that contain many circles". 
2018 
Rigidity and Flexibility of Geometric Structures,
Vienna (Austria).
Talk: "On an invariant of linkages". 
2018 
Curves and Surfaces,
Arcachon (France).
Talk: "Webs of rational curves on surfaces". 
2017 
MEGA,
Nice (France).
Talk: "Surfaces containing two circles through a general point in higher dimensions". 
2017 
CGTA,
Pilsen (Czech Republic).
Talk: "Hexagonal webs of circles". 
2014 
ACA,
New York (USA).
Invited talk: "Circles on surfaces". 
Organization
2021  Organizer of the kinematics minisymposium at CGTA 2021. 
2011  Main organizer of the last week of a three week research program called "Algebraic versus Analytic Geometry: minimal model program" at ESI, Vienna (Austria). 
Other
Computing 
C++, Java, Python, SQL, Sage, Mathematica, LaTeX.
Source code at GitHub Programming experience in industry 
Languages  Dutch (native), English (fluent), German (proficient). 