Awards and Grants
- Research grant, 01/2021-12/2024
Project "PORTAL - PhOtotrophy on Rocky HAbiTAble PLanets" (Co-I), Belgian BELSPO research grant for BRAIN-be 2.0 project
- Poster Award of EANA 2020
Poster "Volcanic outgassing on stagnant-lid planets vs. plate tectonics planets", EANA 2020
- Research grant, 01/2021-12/2023
Project "EXO-HEAT – Interior Heating of Exoplanets" (PI), DFG (German Research Foundation) research grant for subproject within SPP 1992 network “Exploring the Diversity of Extrasolar Planets” (NO 1324/6-1)
- Project meeting grant, 2019-2020
Project "Experiencing otherness - societal impact of discovering exotic worlds and life beyond Earth" (PI), Pre-Call "Social Cohesion", Berlin University Alliance
- Research grant, 01/2020-12/2023
Project "Crust formation and outgassing on early Earth and Mars" (PI), DFG (German Research Foundation) research grant for subproject within TRR 170 network “Late Accretion onto Terrestrial Planets” (TRR 170 II – C6)
- Teaching Award 2019
Awarded by the students of the Institute of Geological Sciences, Freie Universität Berlin
- Research grant, 01/2019-12/2021
Project "The Archaean Earth - Coupling between geodynamics and 3D climate modelling" (Co-I), DFG (German Research Foundation) research grant for subproject within SPP 1833 network “Building a Habitable Earth”
- Research grant, 02/2019-02/2022
Project "Global Volatile Cycles on Early Earth" (PI), DFG (German Research Foundation) research grant for subproject within SPP 1833 network “Building a Habitable Earth” (NO 1324/2-1)
- Research grant, 06/2018-12/2019
Project "Formation and Evolution of Crust on Early Earth" (PI), DFG (German Research Foundation) research grant for subproject within TRR 170 network “Late Accretion onto Terrestrial Planets” (TRR 170 – C6)
- Prize of the Science Class of the Royal Academy of Science, Letters and Fine Arts of Belgium 2016
Manuscript "Constraints on the habitability of Earth-like exoplanets and exomoons: insights from geophysical modelling",
Concours annuelle "Group II Astronomie-Physique". Download
- Poster Award of EANA 2015
Poster "Water-rich planets: How habitable is a water layer deeper than on Earth?", EANA 2015.
- Best Papers Award of INFOCOMP 2015
Conference paper "CHIC - Coupling Habitability, Interior and Crust: A new Code for Modeling the Thermal Evolution of Planets and Moons", INFOCOMP 2015.
- Poster Award of EANA 2011
Poster "Plate tectonics on earth-like planets: implications for habitability", EANA 2011.
- YSOPP-Award (Young Scientists Outstanding Paper Poster Award)
Poster "CIDGA - Coupling of Interior Dynamic models with Global Atmosphere models", EGU 2010.
- Research scholarship
Program "HPC-Europa2" for a three-month stay in Italy at the Universita di Napoli Parthenope, Sept.-Nov. 2009.
Calculation time on the super-computing system CINECA.
- PhD scholarship
10/2008-09/2012: PhD scholarship of the Univeristy of Münster, Germany
18 travel grants (2009-2017) for conference attendance (EGU, EPSC, EANA, AbGradCon, AbGradE, Geodynamic WS, COST action...)
Funding for calculation time on the North-German Supercomputing Alliance (HLRN)
01/2013-03/2015: "Evolution of the Continental Crust and Influences on Plate Tectonics" (Co-I)
01/2010-12/2012: "Scaling laws for the mantle dynamics in exoplanets" (Co-I)