A pdf version of my extended CV as of May 1, 2020.

Current occupation
  • Gordon and Betty Moore postdoctoral fellow, Physics Department, University of California, Berkeley
Research Interests

Condensed Matter Physics, Ultracold Atoms, Quantum Optics

  • Quantum and classical dynamics and thermalisation in out-of-equilibrium systems
  • Phase transitions and critical phenomena
  • Interplay between Condensed Matter Systems and Ultracold Atomic Gases

Machine Learning

  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Neural Networks, Deep Learning
  • Interplay between Machine Learning and Condensed Matter/Statistical Physics
Education

Ph.D., Physics (2016/17), Boston University, USA

M.Sc., Theoretical and Mathematical Physics (2013), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität and Technische Universität München, Germany

B.Sc., Mathematics (2011), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

B.Sc., Physics (2011), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Abitur (2008) [allgemeine Hochschulreife], Bildungsinländer, Deutsche Abteilung, Galabov Gymnasium Sofia, Bulgaria
Matura (2008) [general university entrance examinations], First German High School Sofia, Bulgaria

Awards
  • “Alvaro Roccaro Memorial Prize” in recognition of “outstanding achievement overall in physics by a graduate student”, Department of Physics, Boston University (2017).
  • “Gertrude and Maurice Goldhaber Prize” in recognition of “outstanding achievement by a first-year graduate student”, Department of Physics, Boston University (2015).
  • “DAAD Prize” for “the outstanding achievement of a foreign student at German universities”, Ludwig-Maximilians-Univerität, Munich (2012).
  • Certificate of “outstanding performance in nationwide competitions”, First German High School, Sofia (2008).
Fellowships/Scholarships
  • “Gordon and Betty Moore Independent Postdoctoral Research Fellow”, Physics Department, UC Berkeley (2017-2020).

  • “Stipendium aus Mitteln des Bayerischen Staates”: Bavarian State Ministry of Sciences, Research and the Arts, Germany (2010-2013).

  • “1000 Stipendii” fellow, Communitas Foundation, Bulgaria (2007-2008).

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