Than you everyone. Thank you for your great questions and Thank you for your votes and support!
Diploma in Computer Science, University of Tübingen, Germany, 2006-2010
Diploma in Computer Science
Final Year PhD
The Genome Analysis Centre, Norwich, UK
Favourite thing to do in my job: The warm feeling in your heart when you see your project is working!
I program. I program computers, plants, microbls, animals, people. You name it!
Get in, get coffee.
Find out that my computer isn’t working.
Reboot, get coffee while it reboots.
Find out that Internet is down. Call support, get coffee while in the phone queue.
Get informed that they are aware of the problem and are working on it around the clock. Get coffee while they are working.
Brainstorm about broken computers with colleagues, over coffee…
Go home before more things break.
What I'd do with the prize money
I’d program you to do my will!
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Wise men speak when they have something to say – fools when they have to say something.
What's the best thing you've done in your career?
What or who inspired you to follow your career?
Were you ever in trouble at school?
I tried to mix explosives in chemistry class
If you weren't doing this job, what would you choose instead?
Who is your favourite singer or band?
What's your favourite food?
What is the most fun thing you've done?
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
Psychic, Rich, Immortal. In two words: Professor X!
Tell us a joke.
One situation, 4 people. Fire! The engineer: fetches a bucket of water, pours it over. Fire extinguished, room flooded. The Physicist: calculates, fetches a glass of water, carefully pours it over. Fire extinguished, room not flooded. The mathematician: calculates, says “A solution exists” and sits back down. The chemist burns trying to find a thermometer…