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Organisational unit Forest Dynamics
Forest Entomology
Address Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf

Room Bi HL D 33
Contact Phone: +41 44 739 2588
Fax: +41 44 7392 215
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Scientific key points

since 09/2016
Scientific collaborator at the Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
03/2011-08/2016 PostDoc, Terrestrial Ecology Research Group, Department of Ecology and Ecosystem Management, Technical University Munich
02/2008-02/2011 PostDoc, Institute of Ecology, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
05/2007-10/2007 PostDoc, Strategy and Management of Landscape Development, Department of Ecology and Ecosystem Management, Technical University Munich
since 2004 Loricula - Agency for Canopy Research, Ecological Studies, Insect Determination and Tree Climbing


2000–2004 Doctoral Thesis in Forest Science at the Chair of Land Use Planning and Nature Conservation, Technical University Munich

Topic: Diversity and structure of arboreal communities in introduced and native trees – Study of prioritized arthropod groups for a faunistic-ecological evaluation of cultivated Douglas-fir and American Red Oak (Coleoptera, Heteroptera, Neuropterida, Araneae)”


Diploma in Biology at the Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg, Main Focus: Anmimal Ecology and Tropical Biology

Diploma Thesis: Comparison of the diversity and species composition of the ant communities of the lower vegetation between primary and secondary forests in the lowland rain forest of Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia”