10/2011 - 02/2017 - PhD (Dr. phil.) at Saarland University, Department of Computational Linguistics (Advisor: Prof. Dr. Manfred Pinkal). Summa cum laude.

10/2009 - 09/2011 - Student of Language Science and Technology at Saarland University. Degree: Master of Science.

09/2010 - 12/2010 - Erasmus Student Exchange: School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh.

10/2006 - 09/2009 - Student of Applied Computer Science at the University of Cooperative Education Stuttgart (Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg) in cooperation with IBM Germany. Degree: Bachelor of Science.

01/2008 - 04/2008 - Student Exchange: Staffordshire University, UK.

Work Experience

since 05/2019 - Research Scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, Renningen, Stuttgart. Natural Language Processing and Semantic Reasoning.

11/2016 - 04/2019 - Research & Teaching Staff Member at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Center for Information and Language Processing (Centrum für Informations- und Sprachverarbeitung - CIS). (with Prof. Dr. Hinrich Schütze)

10/2011-10/2016 - Research & Teaching Staff Member at Saarland University, Department of Computational Linguistics.

02/2014-05/2014 - Visiting Research Student at Edinburgh University, Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation (Advisor: Prof. Dr. Bonnie Webber).

02/2011 - 08/2011 - Internship and Master Thesis at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Deep Question Answering (Watson/Jeopardy!) project.

11/2009 - 07/2010 - Research Assistant at German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI). Language Technologies Department, EuroMatrix Plus Project (Machine Translation).

03/2010 - 04/2010 - Internship at IBM Research and Development Laboratory Böblingen, Germany, eDiscovery Analyzer team, development of text annotators.

01/2009 - 08/2009 - Internship and Bachelor Thesis at IBM Research and Development Laboratory Böblingen, Germany, InfoSphere Warehouse Text Analysis team.

06/2008 - 09/2008 - Internship at IBM Total Storage Project Office Development team, San Jose, CA, USA.

03/2007 - 05/2007 - Internship at IBM Software Group, Financial Services Sector Stuttgart.




Service and Leadership