Projects and Activities

On this page you find a list of projects I have organized and run. Furthermore, this page also lists journals and conferences for which I have written reviews as well as activities and travels I have participated in.


Projects

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Conceptualization and teaching of a two-day workshop at the “Alanus University of Arts and Social Sciences

Organization and teaching of the two-day course “Denkt Gott symmetrisch? - Das Gleichgewicht in Mathematik und Kunst”.
14 - 15 October 2022, Alanus Hochschule, Alfter, Germany

Conceptualization and teaching of a course at the “Deutsche Schülerakademie

Organization and teaching of the course “On Bridges, Paths, and Knots - Creating your own illustrations of graph theory” in a summer school for gifted high-school students. Together with H. Lipschütz.
3 - 21 August 2022, Jugendbildungsstätte Marstall, Clemenswerth, Germany

Organizer of the Symposium “Realities of Geometries”

Organization and realization of a symposium with four talks at the Visual Science of Art Conference (VSAC) 2022, centered around the question of how reality is lent to mathematical objects by investigating them in an artistic manner.
24 August 2022, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Organizer of the Event “Science Communication - practically”

Organization and realization of a series of seven talks on science communication in the framework German Academic Scholarship Foundation: organized by fellows as well as a practical phase in which participants realized their own, small science communcation projects. Here's an example project on Twitter.
2 September - 11 October 2021, Germany (online)

Organizer of the Minisymposium “Mathematics and Arts”

Organization and realization of the minisymposium on “Mathematics and Arts” at the Annual Meeting of the German Mathematical Society 2021. Together with M. Damrau.
27 September - 01 October 2021, Passau, Germany (online)

Organizer of the Minisymposium “Mathematics and Arts”

Organization and realization of the minisymposium on “Mathematics and Arts” at the Annual Meeting of the German Mathematical Society 2020. Together with M. Damrau.
14 - 17 September 2020, Chemnitz, Germany (online)

Organizer of the Workshop “AI and Arts”

Organization and realization of a satellite workshop on “AI and Arts” at the KI2019 conference. Together with M. Träger.
23 September 2019, Kassel University, Kassel, Germany

Teaching a course at the “Deutsche Schülerakademie

Organization and teaching of a course on “Paul Klee and vector fields” in a summer school for gifted high-school students. Together with H. Lipschütz.
24 July - August 11 2019, Klosterschule Roßleben, Roßleben, Germany

Cooperation Project for the art exhibition “Laws of Time. The future calculations by Velimir Khlebnikov”

Display of a poster and programming of an interactive website. Together with H. Lipschütz and U. Reitebuch.
16 - 23 March 2019, Feldfünf, Berlin, Germany

Programming Workshop for kids within the “Meet and Code” program

Organization and realization of a workshop on programming for children. Organized for Mathe im Leben gGmbH
06 October 2018, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Workshop within the “Sommeruni” program of Freie Universität Berlin

Organization and realization of a workshop on the project “Polytopia” for children. Together with A. Hartkopf.
10 August 2018, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Workshop on the project “Polytopia

Organization and realization of a workshop for conference participants of the “Bridges” conference. Together with A. Hartkopf.
27 July 2018, The National Museum of Science and Technology (Tekniska museet), Stockholm, Sweden

Organizer of Scientific Exchange Seminar

Organization and realization of annual interdisciplinary seminar for scientific exchange, run by the CdE. Together with J. Roigk.
8 - 10 December 2017, Haus am Turm, Essen, Germany


Activities and Travels

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IPC member for TopoInVis 2022

Member of the Program Committee for the IEEE Workshop on Topological Data Analysis and Visualization 2022

Finished UTQ Supervise

Obtained a certificate of completion for the Universal Teaching Qualification course on how to supervise students.

Finished UTQ Develop

Obtained a certificate of completion for the Universal Teaching Qualification course on how to develop a university course.

Envisions - Visions for a future with AI

Collaboration on a paper and video.

Interview for the kick-off event of the "Delft Young Academy"

Interview on possible goals for the "Delft Young Academy".

November 2021, the Netherlands

Participant in the Online Correspondences on the EU's digital future

Working with artist Tiz Creel on the topic “Data is everywhere”.
June 2021, online

Selection Panel Member

Member of a selection panel of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation, interviewing and selecting candidates for scholarships.
25 - 27 June 2021, online

Interview for the Kulturtechniken 4.0 project by the Goethe Institute

Interview on teaching AI to the next generation.

Interview for the German Academic International Network

Interview on research in the US, Japan, and Germany, implications of Covid-19 on my research, and how it affects future career planning.

Google Summer of Code 2019 with Geometry Factory

Implementing a fast Hausdorff distance estimation in CGAL . Mentor: S. Loriot.
May - August 2019

Long Night of Science 2019

Organized and realized an exhibit of the workgroup Mathematical Geometry Processing at the Long Night of Science.
15 June 2019, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Exercise in the Mathekalender

Issued an exercise in the digital mathematic advent calender Mathekalender. Together with U. Reitebuch.

21 December 2018, Berlin, Germany

Interview for the Podcast Mandelbrot Talks

Interview on results from my PhD research and on my work for the project Mathe im Advent.

21 December 2018, Berlin, Germany  

Assistant Organizer for BMG Day - Artistic Math?!

Assistant organizer for a one-day combined workshop and lecture event for the general public.
8 November 2018, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Art Exhibition Entry

The entry “Toronto Barbershop Icosahedron” was accepted to the General Art Exhibition of the Bridges Conference 2018.
25 - 29 July 2018, The National Museum of Science and Technology (Tekniska museet), Stockholm, Sweden

Long Night of Science 2018

Organized and realized an exhibit of the workgroup Mathematical Geometry Processing at the Long Night of Science.
09 June 2018, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Webdesigner for “Polytopia” project

Back- and front-end programming of the PHP-based website together with S. Auerbach. Project Lead: A. Hartkopf.
October 2017 - October 2018, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Selection Panel Member

Member of a selection panel of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation, interviewing and selecting candidates for scholarships.
2 - 4 February 2018, Stephansstift - Zentrum für Erwachsenenbildung, Hannover, Germany

Exercise in the Mathekalender

Issued an exercise in the digital mathematic advent calender Mathekalender. Together with U. Reitebuch.

21 December 2017, Berlin, Germany

Interviewed by Pupils

Interviewed by a group of swiss pupils on publications at the Bridges Conferences.
5 December 2017, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Research Visit at Tel Aviv University

Visiting the group of D. Levin, supported by the Minerva Foundation.
23 October - 17 November 2017, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Assistant Organizer for BMG Day - Picturesque Mathematics?!

Assistant organizer for a one-day combined workshop and lecture event for the general public.
10 November 2016, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Event with Zometool Europe

During 7ECM in Berlin, organized and realized an outreach event at KaDeWe building a large-scale Zometool model.
19 July 2016, Kaufhaus des Westens, Berlin, Germany

Organization and Realization of a guided tour

Organized and gave a tour for pupils through the labs of Workgroup of Mathematical Geometry Processing. Organized together with JuForum.
9 July 2016, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Team Organizer for the International Geometry Summit

Organization of the volunteer team for the International Geometry Summit and the corresponding Summer School.
20 - 24 June 2016, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Long Night of Science 2016

Organized and realized an exhibit of the workgroup Mathematical Geometry Processing at the Long Night of Science.
11 June 2016, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Research Visit at RWTH Aachen University

Visiting the group of D. Bommes, as a main prize awarded at the Jahrestagung der Deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung 2015.
23 November - 3 December 2015, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Assistant Organizer for BMG Day - Fun Factor Math?!

Assistant organizer for a one-day combined workshop and lecture event for the general public.
12 November 2015, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Long Night of Science 2015

Organized and realized an exhibit of the workgroup Mathematical Geometry Processing at the Long Night of Science.
13 June 2015, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Reviews

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Computer Graphics International (CGI) Conference
Geometric Modeling and Processing (GMP) Conference
Leonardo Journal
Shape Modeling International (SMI) Conference
Solid and Physical Modeling (SPM) Conference
Topology in Visualization (TopoInVis) Conference