Short Curriculum Vitae

Eric Plum
Eric Plum
2015
1999-2000
(11th grade)
  • Exchange year in Midland, Texas (USA) at Midland High School
  • UIL Computer Science contest (C++ programming): 8th place on the 2nd level (western half of Texas)
  • TCEA team programming contest: 12th place on the 2nd level (whole state of Texas), team captain
2000-2001
(12th grade)
2001-2002
(13th grade)
  • Physics Olympiad: 16th place in round 3 (national level, Germany)
  • Mathematics Olympiad: Advancement to the 3rd level (state level, North Rhine-Westphalia)
  • German A-levels "Abitur" (1.0)
  • Summer 2002: Work experience and job at Radio Telescope Effelsberg (Max-Planck-Institute for Radio Astronomy)
2002-2003
  • Studying physics at RWTH Aachen, Germany
  • German science fair "Jugend forscht", subject area earth and space sciences: Pulsarforschung und Messdatenorganisation (Pulsar research and organization of measurement data), Prize of the German Aerospace Center for the best project in the field of air and space travel on the national level (Interview, with kind permission of "Astronomie heute")
2003-2004
  • Pre-diploma in physics (RWTH Aachen, 1.4)
2004-2005
2005-2006
  • Studies abroad as Fulbright-scholar at New Mexico Tech in Socorro, New Mexico (USA)
  • "Albert Petscheck Award for excellence in theoretical physics"
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics with Astrophysics with a GPA of 4.0 and highest honors
2006-2010
2010-2012
2012-2017