CV

Academic experience

Since 2020 Professor habil. of Marine Geosciences at the Ibn Zohr University of Agadir, Morocco

2016-2019 Associate Research Scientist “eigene stelle” funded through IODP/DFG, MARUM-Centre for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen

2013-2016 Postdoctoral Researcher “Climate and environmental changes in low latitudes”, MARUM-Centre for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen

2010 Postdoctoral scholar, La­mont-Do­herty Earth Ob­ser­vat­ory, Columbia Uni­versity, New York. USA

2009-2013 Postdoctoral Researcher “Glacial to Holocene history of the tropical rainbelt”, MARUM-Centre for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen

Education

2006-2009 PhD in Marine Geosciences, Award date: 17.04.2009
Thesis: Oceanic and climatic variability in the eastern tropical North Atlantic and over western Sahel during the last deglaciation and the Holocene
MARUM-Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen

2004 Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures spécialisées (MSc), Award date: 27.02.2004
EU project COLASU: Sustainability of Mediterranean Coastal Lagoon Ecosystems Under Semi-Arid Climate
Thesis: Integrated Management of Littoral and Marine Environments through ecological and environmental studies of the Nador lagoon (NE Morocco). Faculté des sciences de Rabat, Morocco

2001 Licence és-sciences in Geology, Award date: 05.2001
Option: Palynology and Paleobotany
Faculté des sciences de Rabat, Morocco

Highlights

Recipient of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) priority program funding (2016-2019).

Recipient of the Moroccan-German cooperation program PMARS III grant (2016-2019).

Recipient of the Moroccan-German cooperation program PMARS II grant (2013-2016).

Young scientist presentation award sponsored by Nature Geoscience for the best talk in the 2nd PAGES  young scientist meeting (YSM). Goa, India (2013).

Student Scholarship Award from the American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists (AASP) (2007)