Education and research
|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).|
|2011 – 2012||Postdoc position at the RICAM institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Linz (Austria).|
PhD degree in mathematics (highest grades).
PhD thesis: Minimal families of curves on surfaces.
|2006 – 2011||Doctoral student in Mathematics at the RISC institute of the Johannes Kepler University, Linz (Austria).|
|2004||MSc degree with major in theoretical computer science. MSc thesis: The Hyperelliptic Curve Discrete Logarithm Problem.|
|1997 – 2004||Master of Science in Computer Science at the University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands).|
|2020 – 2024||FWF–Project P 33003, "Trajectories of motions".|
CGTA Best Paper Award for
"Kinematic generation of Darboux cyclides" by N. Lubbes and J. Schicho. Prize money: 300 Dollars. Guest Editors: M. Lavicka, M.L. Sampoli, H.-P. Schröcker. Elsevier representative: G.M. Rodney.
|2015||CONICET-BECAS-POSTDOC Fellowship. Unfortunately, I had to decline this awarded two-year fellowship in Buenos Aires (Argentinia).|
|2017 – 2021||
Applied Mathematics I and II at
|2011||Lecturer during a project week for advanced pre-university students at Kefermarkt in Austria.|
Selection of recent talks
Rigidity and Flexibility of Geometric Structures,
Talk: "On an invariant of linkages".
Curves and Surfaces,
Talk: "Webs of rational curves on surfaces".
Talk: "Surfaces containing two circles through a general point in higher dimensions".
Pilsen (Czech Republic).
Talk: "Hexagonal webs of circles".
New York (USA).
Invited talk: "Circles on surfaces".
|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).|
C++, Java, Python, SQL, Sage, Mathematica, LaTeX.
Source code at GitHub
Programming experience in industry
|Languages||Dutch, English, German.|