Sebastian received his Master of Science in environmental and resource management at Justus Liebig University Gießen. During his studies he worked as a teaching assistant in various courses teaching students applied statistics and programming with R.
In 2017 he joined our department to work on his PhD. His research focus is the assessment of pesticide effects on animals in the terrestrial aquatic environment. He is analyzing and modelling the effects of pesticides on freshwater macroinvertebrates using large data sets from mesocosm studies. He is also developing models for the prediction and explanation of multiple stress effects.