Awards and other Recognitions

  • Outstanding Editor Award, Biogeosciences (Copernicus Publishing), April 2019
  • “Vasa Cube” Award for teaching four or more seminars in the Fiat Lux Freshman Seminar Program at UCLA, Spring 2019
  • Nomination to Graduate Faculty Member in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS) at Oregon State University (OSU), since April 2015
  • German-American Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium Invitee (Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung and US National Academy of Science), Irvine, CA, USA, June 2009
  • WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering, @USC) funding of travel expenses to visit the conference of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), Long Beach, CA, USA, April 2007
  • DFG Research Fellowship (German Research Foundation) at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA, November 2005 – October 2007
  • DIALOG VII Symposium Invitee (Dissertation Initiative for the Advancement of Limnology and Oceanography), Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Alabama, USA, December 2005,
  • Max Planck Research Fellowship, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany, September 2005 – October 2005
  • NASA funding of travel expenses to visit the International Geological Conference (IGC), Florence, Italy, August 2004
  • OECD funding of travel expenses to visit the 16th International Symposium on Environmental Biogeochemistry (ISEB), Aomori, Japan, September 2003