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Research Fellow Collective Behaviour

Computer Science/Sheffield Robotics, University of Sheffield

Sep 2015 – Present Sheffield, UK
Responsibilities include:

  • Analysis of models and behavioural data related to decision making
  • Model comparison studies (e.g. MLE)
  • Software development in Python, e.g. MuMoT (Multiscale Modelling Tool)
  • Supervision of PhD and Master students

Postdoc (Fellowship German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD))

Physics Department, University of York

Mar 2014 – Aug 2015 York, UK
Responsibilities included:

  • Computational analysis of magnetic materials
  • Application of stochastic differential equations
  • Led Classical Mechanics Seminar


Theoretical Physics, Max-Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics

Jul 2013 – Dec 2013 Halle, Germany
Responsibilities included:

  • Developed model to describe interaction of magnetic films with laser light carrying orbital angular momentum


Theoretical Physics, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg

Feb 2013 – Jun 2013 Halle, Germany
Responsibilities included:

  • Application of statitistical models of nanomagnetism

Recent Publications

Only my most recent publications are listed here. For a complete publication list please visit my Google Scholar profile.

We theoretically study decision-making behaviour in a model-based analysis related to binary choices with pulsed stimuli. Assuming a …

Decision-making is a complex task and its underlying mechanisms that regulate behaviour, such as the implementation of the coupling …

Through theoretical analysis, we show how a superorganism may react to stimulus variations according to psychophysical laws observed in …

Value-sensitive decision-making is an essential task for organisms at all levels of biological complexity and consists of choosing …

The ability of a honeybee swarm to select the best nest site plays a fundamental role in determining the future colony’s fitness. …

Collective decision-making is the subfield of collective behaviour concerned with how groups reach decisions. Almost all aspects of …


MuMoT is a software tool developed at the University of Sheffield as part of the DiODe project. It is open source and can be accessed …