# Curriculum vitae

## Personal data

## Academic Positions

2024– | Research Scientist at the Institute for Algebra of the Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria). |

2016–2024 | 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

2024–2028 | FWF–Project P36689, "Webs of rational curves on surfaces". |

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 |
CONICET-BECAS-POSTDOC Fellowship.
Unfortunately, I had to decline this awarded two-year fellowship in Buenos Aires (Argentinia). |

## Teaching

2023–2024 | Logische und formale Grundlagen der Informatik, FH (1 semester). Logic and set-theory lecture and skills practice for software engineers (German, 2 ECTS). |

2023–2024 | Mathematik 1 - Algebra, FH (1 semester). Undergraduate algebra lecture and skills practice for software engineers (German, 2 ECTS). |

2023–2025 | Mathematics for AI I, II and III at JKU (3 semesters).
Undergraduate analysis and linear algebra (4 hours per week, 6 ECTS). Taught this lecture together with Krystian Kazaniecki (each half of a semester). |

2023–2025 | Überblick Mathematik I at JKU (4 semesters).
Undergraduate linear algebra (2 hours per week). Lecture and skills practice. |

2021 | Überblick Mathematik III at JKU (1 semester).
Undergraduate analysis (1.3 hours per week). |

2017–2022 |
Applied Mathematics I and II at
FH (7+9 semesters).
Analysis and linear algebra for electrical engineers.
Lecture: 5 ECTS, 7 semesters. Skills practice: 2.5 ECTS, 9 semesters. |

2011 | Lecturer during a project week for advanced pre-university students at Kefermarkt in Austria. |

## Selection of Talks

2024 |
MEGA,
Leipzig (Germany).
Talk: "Self-intersections of surfaces that contain two circles through each point". |

2023 |
CGTA,
Kefermarkt (Austria).
Invited talk: "Singular loci and topology of surfaces containing two circles through each point". |

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). |