3 Resume


May 2023 - today
University of Melbourne (UoM), Australia

Postdoctoral Researcher Computational Neuroscientist

  • Research on the growth of biological neural networks in zebrafish
  • Development of a BNN-to-SNN pipeline

Oct. 2018 - Sep. 2022
Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany

Ph.D. in Computer Science

  • Thesis on biologically-inspired neural networks for energy-efficient computation in cooperation with Infineon Technologies AG
  • Development of best-in-class deep spiking neural networks for object detection on large, high-dimensional data (>20 GB)
  • Research of novel biologically-inspired approaches for natural language processing and pattern recognition with varying datasets

Apr. 2015 - Aug. 2017
Technical University of Hamburg (TUHH), Germany

M.Sc. in Product Development, Materials and Production

  • Thesis on the development of autonomous racing vehicles
  • Awarded the Incentive Prize of the Technical University of Hamburg endowed with 1,500€

Sep. 2015 – Feb. 2016
Institut Catholique d’Arts et Métiers Nantes (ICAM), France

Semester Abroad

  • Thesis on designing tools for workflow optimization of a waste utilization plant using CAD

Oct. 2009 – Dec. 2014
Technical University of Hamburg (TUHH), Germany

B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering

  • Thesis on measuring and increasing the accuracy of industrial robots using MATLAB

Professional Experience

Oct. 2022 - Mar. 2023
Flowers-Software GmbH

AI Engineer

  • Development of an AI pipeline for automated document analysis

Oct. 2021 - Sep. 2022
Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany

Technical Advisor

  • Technical coordination and leading of a pilot case for an EU-funded (Horizon 2020) project (SHOP4CF)

Oct. 2018 - Sep. 2021
Infineon Technologies AG

AI Researcher

  • Research cooperation with the Technical University of Munich
  • Development of an open source toolbox for conventional to spiking neural network conversion

Mar. 2018 - Aug. 2018
BMW via aam it GmbH

Component Manager

  • Technical supervision of cooling water pumps for electric and combustion vehicles for BMW

Aug. 2012 - Aug. 2017
e-gnition Hamburg e.V. @ TUHH

Formula Student Team

Developer Driverless Actuator Technology (2016 - 2017)
  • 1st Place Formula Student Driverless: Autonomous Design
  • 3rd Place Formula Student Driverless: Overall
Division Manager Business Plan (2014 - 2016)
  • Special Award for educational video "How to Business Plan" at Formula Student Hungary
President & Team Captain (2013 - 2014)
  • Special Award for Ecological Design by Magna Steyr
Division Manager Aerodynamics (2012 - 2013)

Jan. 2015 - Aug. 2016

Co-founder & CEO

  • Development of smart wearable devices and location-based sharing algorithms
  • Awarded Nissen Foundation Start-Up Grant endowed with 3,000€

Oct. 2013 - Dec. 2013
Institute of Aircraft Production, TUHH

Research Assistant

  • Manufacturing of components via a six-axis industrial robot and CAM software

Sep. 2010 - Sep 2012
Lischke Consulting

Assistant Consultant

  • Supported various corporate restructuring projects

Teaching Experience

Mar. 2019 - Sep 2021

Cognitive Systems

  • Covering topics such as cognition, senses and perceptions, biological inspired computational models and neurorobotics
  • Creating and grading of exams for over 400 students

Oct. 2019 - Sep. 2021

Thesis Supervision in Deep Learning and Spiking Neural Networks

  • Master Thesis (2021): Performance of Time to First Spike Encoded Spiking Neural Networks
  • Research Internship (2021): Conversion of Analog to Spiking Transformer Networks
  • Master Thesis (2021): Conversion of Analog LSTM-based Recurrent Neural Networks
  • Master Thesis (2021): Conversion of Analog GRU-based Recurrent Neural Networks
  • Research Internship (2020): Carla as Open Source Platform for Analyzing and Evaluating Autonomous Driving
  • Master Thesis (2020): Converting Analog to Spiking Convolutional Neural Networks for Object Detection
  • Master Thesis (2019): Semantic Segmentation of Integrated Circuit Layout Images


Open Source Projects

See: Github