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1986-1994 High school; last year project: History of the Approximation of Pi
1994-1999

Studying physics at the Vienna University of Technology

July 1994,
July 1995
Summer internship at the Austrian Institute for Food Testing and Research

(Bundesanstalt für Lebensmitteluntersuchung und -forschung): Programming Visual Basic for Applications (Excel)

July 1996

Summer internship at Siemens, Department of Software Engineering : Programming WinWord, Excel, OS/2: REXX, UNIX: shell scripts

Oct. 1996 -
Jan. 1997

Tutor in the beginners' computer course (EDV Proseminar) at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration.

June 1997

Preparation of the section on magnetism for the "virtual exhibition" of the Austrian Academy of Science celebrating its 150th anniversary.

July 1997

Summer internship at Siemens, Department of Software Engineering : Programming Perl

Sept. 1997

Visit to the University of Wales, Bangor. Studies on the numerical simulation of thermal fluctuations in magnetic materials.

Jan. 1998

Attendance at the 7th joint MMM-Intermag conference in San Francisco.

March 1998 -
Aug. 1998

Research assistant in the research group of J Fidler. In a Brite/EuRam project on remanence enhanced magnets we have studied the interaction of magnetic particles in bonded magnets by computer simulations.

Sept. 1998

Attendance at the EMMA '98 conference in Zaragoza, contribution of a paper and presentation of a poster.

June 1999

Attendance at the HMM '99 symposium in Perugia, contribution of a paper and oral presentation.

Oct. 13, 1999

I have finished my studies of "Technical Physics" with my diploma thesis Micromagnetic Simulation of Thermally Activated Switching in Fine Particles and I have graduated "with excellence".

Jan. 3 -
Sept. 2, 2000

For eight months I have done the compulsory military service in the Austrian Armed Forces. I have been trained as a medical soldier. For 6 months I have been rewriting and improving a Microsoft Access database to manage the patients in a military hospital.

Sept. 2000 -
Nov. 2001

I am a Ph.D. student and research assistant in the research group of Josef Fidler and Thomas Schrefl. I am participating in a project of the European Union on "Novel hard magnetic materials for high temperature applications (HITEMAG)".

Nov. 26, 2001 -
Feb. 28, 2002

Seagate Technology has offered me a short term internship at their research department in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. I continue working in the field of numerical micromagnetics, of course with an emphasis on magnetic recording media.

August 14-16, 2002

Attendance at the ICFPM 2002 conference in Pittsburgh, contribution of a paper and oral presentation.

March 19, 2003

I have completed my dissertation Scalable Parallel Micromagnetic Solvers for Magnetic Nanostructures and finished my studies at the Vienna University of Technology.

March 30 -
April 3, 2003

Attendance at the Intermag 2003 conference in Boston, contribution of a paper and oral presentation.

July 27 -
August 1, 2003

Attendance at the ICM 2003 conference in Rome, Italy. Contribution of two papers and posters.

Sept. 2003 - Jan. 2005

PostDoc at Seagate Research in Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

January 5-9, 2004

Attendance at the 9th Joint MMM/Intermag Conference conference in Anaheim, CA, USA. Contribution of three presentations and two papers.

August 10, 2004

Invited talk at the NAPMRC 2004 conference in Boulder, CO, USA, on "Micromagnetic Modeling of Head Field Rise Time for High Data-Rate Recording". The paper will be published in a special issue of "IEEE Transactions on Magnetics".

January 24, 2005

Promotion to full time research staff member at Seagate Research in Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

April 5, 2005

Invited talk at the Intermag 2005 conference in Nagoya, Japan, on "Micromagnetic Simulation of High Speed Head Dynamics in Perpendicular Recording". The paper will be published in a special issue of "IEEE Transactions on Magnetics".

Oct. 30 - Nov. 3, 2005

Attendance at the MMM conference in San Jose, CA. Presentation of a paper.

April 2, 2008 Promotion to research manager at Seagate Research in Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
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