Academic positions

March 2011 – Present
Chemnitz (Germany)

Researcher / Lecturer

TU Chemnitz

Tenure position in the lab of Artificial Intelligence, Department of Computer Science.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching: Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Introduction to AI, Proseminar.
  • Research: computational neuroscience, machine learning.
  • Admin: coordination with SEKO, Erasmus+ coordinator.
July 2006 – February 2011
Münster (Germany)


University of Münster

Postdoc at the Institute for Psychology, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster.

Research topics:

  • Basal Ganglia modeling.
  • Reinforcement learning.
October 2002 – June 2006
Nancy (France)

PhD student

Inria Lorraine

PhD student at the University Henri-Poincaré Nancy-I and Inria Lorraine (LORIA).

Research topic:

  • Emergence of sensorimotor functions on a numerical distributed neural substrate.
October 2002 – June 2006
Nancy (France)

Teaching assistant

Université Henri-Poincaré Nancy-I, ESIAL

Teaching assistant at the University Henri-Poincaré Nancy-I and ESIAL engineering school.

Teaching topics:

  • Java
  • Computer architecture
  • Project management
  • Artificial Intelligence

Recent Posts


A selection of research topics

ANNarchy (Artificial Neural Networks architect) is a general-purpose parallel neuro-simulator for rate-coded or spiking neural networks.

Deep neural networks and their applications to emotion recognition, attention, sensor fusion…

Modeling the dopaminergic system (VTA, SNc), its afferences and its influence on the basal ganglia, prefrontal cortex and hippocampus.


My office is in the StraNa building (in front of the main station), room 1 / 348.