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Overview

  • 11 References 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, German; learning Chinese (Simplified)
  • 34, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Researcher
  • TU Munich & Georgia Tech Atlanta
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About Me

I'm curious and love discussions about natural sciences, politics, tech startups and engineering inventions. It's great to meet people with new ideas or different perspectives on these issues. When traveling, I try to build a connection to the places I like and spend a bit more time there. I'm grateful for the many conversations I had with locals I met through CS.

Sorry for the low reply rate. For a while, CS notifications did not arrive for some reason. Should work now.

At work, I'm a researcher in cognitive robotics, doing my PhD at TUM.

Interests

Travel (obviously...), Biking, everything with water (like waterfalls, sea, lakes, fountains...), Photography (µ43 system), IT-stuff

Music, Movies, and Books

I enjoy books that bring you into a new world during the time you read them. Always sad when the book is finished ;-) Some examples I enjoyed:
Richard David Precht - Wer bin ich - und wenn ja wie viele
Bill Bryson - A Short History of nearly everything

Also, I like to read magazines about technology, science, nature and international politics. The best thing about that is when you find a really good article that gives you a new perspective of things - or even introduces you to an entire now topic.

Music: I like to discover a new "singer/songwriters" from time to time. Apart from that, I enjoy music that is generally called "Alpine Rock".

Movies: Don't watch so many movies, but I like to spend evenings in the cinema from time to time or follow the recommendation of a friend.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

The Kalalau Trail

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, China, France, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Laos, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, Germany, United States

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