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Curr. Vitae

2021 - 2023 Associated Scholar at the Water Cluster Lunz (WCL)
2021 - Senior Scientist
2019 - 2019 Doctoral degree
2017 - 2017 Guest lecturer at Kathmandu University, Nepal
2016 - 2016 Guest lecturer at Ambo University, Ethiopia
2013 - scientific staff
2013 - 2013 Graduation
2013 - Lecturer (Courses: Fish ecological status assessment, Fish sampling and monitoring, Ecology of fishes, Taxonomy and evolution of European fish communities, Fish farming and aquaculture, Aquaculture in practice - lectures and field trips, Allgemeine Hydrobiologie, Exercises in General Hydrobiology)


2019 Reinhard Liepolt-Preis für Donauforschung
2019 Primus von Quack Preis - Publikationspreis Institut für Hydrobiologie und Gewässermanagement
2019 Graduation with Distinction "Dr.nat.techn."
2017 ERASMUS+ mobility to Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) in the Forschungsverbund Berlin e.v., GERMANY
2016 ERASMUS+ mobility to the University of Bergen, NORWAY
2015 "Aquaculture - local solutions to a global challenge" Scholarship to the Global Challenges University Alliance, Uppsala, SWEDEN
2013 Scholarship for short-term scientific research work abroad (KUWI) - BURKINA FASO
2013 Graduation with Distinction "MSc"
2013 Ferry-Starmühlner-Preis zur Förderung der Forschung an Süßwasserfischen
2013 Presentation Award For Commended Poster at the Fresh Blood for Fresh Water meeting in Lunz am See

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2023 - Fish Core group for Joint Danube Survey 5 (ICPDR)
2023 - (e)DNA Core group for Joint Danube Survey 5 (ICPDR)
2018 - Societas Internationalis Limnologiae (ÖK - IAD)
full member
2018 - International Association for Danube Research
full member
2017 - NOBIS Austria - Network of biological systematics

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2022 - Frontiers in Environmental Science:
Guest Editor (Special Issue)

Reviewer for scientific journals

2023 - Scientific Reports
2023 - Environmental DNA
2022 - Molecular Biology Reports
2022 - Journal of Ecohydraulics
2021 - Revista De Biologia Tropical
2020 - Water
2020 - River Research and Applications
2019 - Water
2019 - Marine Biodiversity
2018 - International Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2023 International Vjosa Delta Symposium - An ecosystem in Transition
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2022 7th International Symposium for Research in Protected Areas
Chair (Session)
2019 6th biennial Symposium of the International Society for River Science
Chair (Session)
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