Currently, I work as a researcher and teaching assistant at the Software Engineering Group of Trier University. I plan to finish my Ph.D. studies in 2017. You may also have a look at my LinkedIn profile.


  • Since 07/2013: Researcher, teaching assistant, and Ph.D. student at the Software Engineering Group (University of Trier, Germany).
  • 06/2013: Master’s thesis: “SketchLink - A Prototype for Linking Sketches with Source Code Artifacts” (Prof. Diehl, University of Trier).
  • 08/2012-01/2013: Exchange semester (Linnaeus University, Sweden).
  • 04/2011-06/2013: M.Sc. Computer Science (University of Trier, Germany).
  • 10/2010-03/2011: M.Sc. Computer Science (Saarland University, Germany).
  • 09/2010: Bachelor’s thesis: “Automatic Generation of Test Cases for Protocol Robustness Testing using XML and Java” (Prof. Küsters, Trier).
  • 10/2007-09/2010: B.Sc. Computer Science (University of Trier, Germany).

Internships and Side Jobs

  • 03/2012-07/2012: Software developer at JAM Software GmbH (Trier, Germany).
  • 08/2011-09/2011: Internship (software development) at JAM Software GmbH (Trier, Germany).
  • Summer term 2011: Teaching assistant for lecture “IT-security II” (University of Trier, Germany).
  • Winter term 2009/10: Teaching assistant for lecture “Programming I” (University of Trier, Germany).
  • 04/2007-07/2007: Internship at Kuehne+Nagel S.à.r.l. (Contern, Luxembourg).

Awards and Funding

  • 06/2017: Funding by Google to conduct research using Google Cloud, BigQuery
  • 03/2015: Funding for research on using tablets in classrooms (University of Trier)
  • 11/2013: Best Master’s degree in Computer Science (University of Trier).
  • 11/2011: Awardee of the CAST-Förderpreises 2011 (Competence Center for Applied Security Technology Award).
  • 11/2010: Best Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (University of Trier).

Committee Work

  • Since 12/2016: Elected representative of Ph.D. students in faculty IV (University of Trier).
  • 06/2016-01/2017: Member of the faculty council of faculty IV (University of Trier).
  • 05/2015-08/2015: Member of the search committee for a W3 chair for databases and information systems (University of Trier).

Peer reviews

(Co-) reviewer for:


  • Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI)
  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • ACM Special Interest Group on Software Engineering (SIGSOFT)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • IEEE Computer Society (IEEE CS)