Curriculum Vitae - Sandra Brünken

 

Education

  01/2001 - 07/2005 PhD studies at the I. Physikalisches Institut der Universität zu Köln (Germany)
  May 2005

PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) in experimental physics. Thesis: "High Resolution Terahertz Spectroscopy on Small Molecules of Astrophysical Importance"

  1994 - 2000 Studies of Physics
 

July 2000

Diploma in Physics at the Institut für Atomare und Analytische Physik der Technischen Universität Berlin Thesis: "Bestimmung von Zerfallswahrscheinlichkeiten atomarer Lochzustände mit Koinzidenzmethoden"
  10/1997 - 07/2000 Technische Universität Berlin (Germany)
  08/1996 - 05/1997 University of St. Andrews (Scotland, UK)
  10/1994 - 07/1996 Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn (Germany)
  May 1994 Abitur at the Kardinal-von-Galen Gymnasium in Kevelaer (Germany)


Employment History

  10/2017 - now Assistant Professor (Christine-Mohrmann Fellow) at the FELIX Laboratory at the Radboud University (Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
  10/2009 - 09/2017 Post-Doc at the I. Physikalisches Institut of the Universität zu Köln (Germany)
  09/2008 - 09/2009 Post-Doc, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - EPFL (Switzerland)
  08/2005 - 08/2008 Post-Doc, Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics - CfA (Cambridge, MA, USA)
  01/2001 - 07/2005 Research Associate at the I. Physikalisches Institut der Universität zu Köln (Germany)
  09/2000 - 01/2001 Research Associate at the Institut für Atomare und Analytische Physik der Technischen Universität Berlin (Germany)
  04/1998 - 09/2000 Student Assistant at the Technische Universität Berlin (Germany)


Awards/Fellowships

January 2001 Award for the reduction of the duration of studies in physics by the Wilhelm und Else Heraeus-Stiftun

2005 Menzel Fellowship, Harvard College Observatory, Harvard University (Cambridge, USA)

December 2005 Klaus Liebrecht Award of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the Universität zu Köln


Languages

German native speaker
English fluent
Spanish/French elementary