Universität Stuttgart (Luft- & Raumfahrt)
I was born in Stuttgart in 1989. After graduating from high school, where I chose science-orientated classes, I went to the University of Stuttgart to study aerospace engineering.
During my time at university, I was working as a lecturer in mathematics at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University and as research assistant at the Institute of Space Systems. Due to my enthusiasm for space I passed my student research project as well as my diploma thesis in space-related companies. Towards the end of my studies some friends and I decided to participate in an international competition on how to perform a manned Mars fly-by in the year 2018. We formed a team of more than 30 people and developed an interdisciplinary mission design. With this design we made it to the top 5 worldwide. As a result I was able to submit and present a paper on the shielding of space radiation to the International Astronautical Congress in Toronto for which I got a scholarship from the European Space Agency.
I decided to take part at CDI's MBA-program because of the possibility to see additional points of view on engineers and their products in a short amount of time. It also is a great opportunity to meet a lot of interesting people and expand a professional network increasing the chances to find an attractive job at the interface of engineering and administration.