09 / 2023 New paper on the arXiv:
“Parameterizing pressure-temperature profiles of exoplanet atmospheres with neural networks”. (Accepted at A&A.)
08 / 2023 I will be attending the
2023 CZS Summer School on in Heidelberg. Scientific Machine Learning for Astrophysics
08 / 2023 New paper published in MNRAS:
“Chasing rainbows and ocean glints: Inner working angle constraints for the Habitable Worlds Observatory” 🌈 This was the result of a really fun collaboration that started at the Lorentz Center in Leiden. Also: Check our our GitHub!
03 / 2023 New paper on the arXiv:
“Comparing Apples with Apples: Robust Detection Limits for Exoplanet High-Contrast Imaging in the Presence of non-Gaussian Noise”! (Now also officially published in The Astrophysical Journal.)
03 / 2023 I have started a 3-months industry internship at
Bosch Digital to work on software engineering, data analytics and MLOps.
02 / 2023 I have been invited to and will be participating in the
Optimal Exoplanet Imagers workshop at the Lorentz Center in Leiden.
12 / 2022 Two new workshop papers (
1, 2) accepted at the Machine Learning and the Physical Sciences workshop at NeurIPS 2022!
06 / 2022 I am excited to announce that I have been selected to participate in the Astrobiology challenge of the 2022 edition of the
Frontier Development Lab (FDL)!
05 / 2022 I will be in the United States for two weeks! I am presenting some of my ongoing research about atmospheric retrievals and parameterizing PT profiles with machine learning at the University of Maryland, NASA Goddard, STScI, and finally at
AbSciCon 2022 in Atlanta.
04 / 2022 New paper on the arXiv:
“Half-sibling regression meets exoplanet imaging: PSF modeling and subtraction using a flexible, domain knowledge-driven, causal framework?” Even better: This work has been accepted for publication in . Astronomy & Astrophysics
04 / 2022 I have helped out to set up the website for the
First Workshop on Causal Representation Learning at UAI 2022. Check it out, I think it will be a great workshop!
12 / 2021 My work was featured in the
3/2021 issue of the Max Planck Research magazine.
11 / 2021 I am now an associated PhD student of the
ETH AI Center.
10 / 2021 I am assisting with the organization of the
DALI 2021 meeting. [Cancelled due to COVID.]
10 / 2021 I will be presenting my research at the
AI+X Summit 2021 in Zurich.
09 / 2021 I am a TA for the seminar on
Beyond i.i.d. learning: Causality, dynamics, and interactions at ETH in the fall of 2021.
01 / 2021 I gave a virtual invited talk about my work on high-contrast imaging of exoplanets at the group seminar of the
Planetary and Stellar systems Imaging Laboratory (PSILab) at the University of Liège.
12 / 2020 I gave a brief public outreach talk about high-contrast imaging as a de-noising problem at the
Machine Learning & Astrophysics Hack Days at ETH Zurich.
10 / 2020 New workshop paper on the arXiv:
“Physically constrained causal noise models for high-contrast imaging of exoplanets.” This work was accepted into the Machine Learning and the Physical Sciences workshop at NeurIPS 2020!
09 / 2020 I am a TA for the seminar on
Causal Representation Learning at ETH in the fall of 2020.
08 / 2020 I have been selected to participate in the 2020 online edition of
08 / 2020 I am participating in
DotDotAstro, the first online-only version of the .Astronomy (un)conference.
07 / 2020 I am presenting a poster at the virtual
Exoplanets III conference in Heidelberg.
07 / 2020 I have completed my one-year stay at ETH and moved back to Tübingen.
01 / 2020 I was at the workshop on
Post-processing for high-contrast imaging of exoplanets and circumstellar disks (HCIpp) at the Harnack House in Berlin.
01 / 2020 I have co-organized a one-day workshop on
deep learning for (astro)-physics at ETH.
12 / 2019 I was invited to attend the workshop on
Machine Learning Tools for Astronomy at Schloss Ringberg (and my talk was mentioned in Hogg’s research blog! :) )
09 / 2019 Our paper on CNNs for gravitational waves was finally published at
Physical Review D!
08 / 2019 I was selected to participate at
AstroHackWeek 2019 in Cambridge (UK).
07 / 2019 I attended the
Artificial Intelligence in Astronomy workshop at the ESO Garching.
07 / 2019 I gave an invited talk at the
mini-symposium on “Topological data analysis and deep learning: theory and signal applications” at ICIAM 2019 in Valencia.
05 / 2019 I participated in another
science slam, again winning second prize!
04 / 2019 New paper on the arXiv:
“Convolutional neural networks: a magic bullet for gravitational-wave detection?”
02 / 2019 I moved to Zurich and started my one-year stay at ETH.
12 / 2018 I gave an invited talk about my work on CNNs and gravitational waves at the group seminar of the
Theoretical Astrophysics Section at the University of Tübingen.
09 / 2018 I officially started my PhD at the Max Planck ETH Center for Learning Systems.
09 / 2018 I participated in a science slam at the
Max Planck Day 2018, and won a second prize!