CV Florian Ahrens

Born in 1982, Florian spent his early professional career as a programmer.
In 2014, he completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at the University of Bremen. During his Bachelor’s studies, he also became a student research assistant in the Cognitive Neuroinformatics workgroup of Prof. Dr. Kerstin Schill.

In 2018, he attained his Master of Science degree in Neurosciences, with his thesis ‘Becoming Lost: The Neural Correlates of Erroneous Spatial Navigation as Shown through fMRI’. In the following years, Florian worked as a research associate in the department of Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurobiology of Prof Dr. Dr. Manfred Herrmann, where he investigated the neural correlates of human everyday activities as part of the interdisciplinary research center for everyday activity science & engineering (SFB EASE).

Having attainedhis doctoral degree in 2022 with his thesis ‘Neuronal Dynamics of Everyday Activities and their Implications for Robot Control – an fMRI Study’, he now continues work in SFB EASE as a postdoctoral researcher.