Curriculum Vitae

Education and academic positions

October 2017 - Present

The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology

Crowd Management Research Center

Project Assistant Professor

October 2014 - October 2017

The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Graduate School of Engineering, Department of Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies

Doctor of Philosophy (engineering)

September 2008 - February 2010

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich/Lausanne, Switzerland

Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering / Department of Physics

Master of Science EPF ETH in Nuclear Engineering

October 2004 - July 2007

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland

Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering

Bachelor of Science ETH in Mechanical Engineering

September 2000 - June 2004

High School of Mendrisio, Switzerland

Scientific curriculum

Positions in industry and working experience

September 2015 - September 2017

Mitsubishi Research Institute (MRI), Tokyo, Japan

Assistant consultant in the field of transportation and mobility

December 2011 - September 2014

Mitsubishi Electric Co., Amagasaki, Japan

R&D Engineer in the field of polymer science and fluid dynamic simulation

May 2011 - October 2011

MAIN Gmbh., Forch, Switzerland

R&D Engineer and assistant consultant for several projects on steel casting technology

June 2010 - March 2011

Mitsubishi Electric Co., Amagasaki, Japan

Internship period in the field of material and polymer science

Auxiliary activities and volunteering

April 2015 - March 2019

Association for the Promotion of Intercultural Understanding, Tokyo, Japan

Instructor and animator to teach about Swiss cultures and traditions to kids in the Tokyo area

September 2003 - October 2011

Corpo Civici Pompieri Chiasso, Chiasso, Switzerland

Volunteer firefighter (training period fully completed)

June 2004 - November 2004

Swiss Army, Monte Ceneri/Airolo, Switzerland

Compulsory army service (truck driver in the medical division)