Personal data:  
 
Name: Schmid Dr. Christian Schmid
First name: Christian
Date of birth: 1979-02-09
Date and Place of birth: Landshut, Germany
Nationality: German
 
     
  Work:  
 
since 2008-11 Physicist and Systems Engineer at the European Organization for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere (ESO)
- Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI) and European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT)
duty station at the Headquarters in Garching, Germany
2008-07 / 2008-10 Postdoctoral researcher at the Quantum Physics group of Prof. Dr. Harald Weinfurter at the Laser Spectroscopy Division of Prof. Dr. Theodor W. Hänsch at the the Max-Planck-Institute of Quantum Optics (MPQ) in Garching
 
     
  School and University Education:  
 
2015-05 Extra occupational Master studies: M. Systems Eng., conferred by
the Munich University for Applied Sciences
Master Thesis at ESO under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Geisweid and Priv. Doz. Dr. Andreas Glindemann on
"Systems Engineering for the Second Generation Fringe Tracker of the European Southern Observatory"
2013-03 / 2015-05 Extra occupational Master studies "Systems Engineering" at the Munich University for Applied Sciences
2004-03 / 2008-07 Postgraduate studies: Dr. rer. nat., conferred by
the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich
PhD thesis in the Experimental Quantum Physics group of Prof. Dr. Harald Weinfurter at the Laser Spectroscopy Division of Prof. Dr. Theodor W. Hänsch at the MPQ in Garching on:
"Multi-photon entanglement and applications in quantum information"
2004-01 Diploma in physics, awarded by LMU
Thesis in the Experimental Quantum Physics group of Prof. Dr. Harald Weinfurter at the Laser Spectroscopy Division of Prof. Dr. Theodor W. Hänsch at the MPQ in Garching on:
"Compact source of polarization entangled photons and applications in quantum communication"
2000-05 Intermediate diploma in physics, awarded by LMU
1998-10 / 2004-01 Study of physics at LMU in Munich
1998-06 Final secondary-school examinations, "Abitur"
1989-09 / 1998-06 Grammar school, Hans-Carossa-Gymnasium in Landshut, Germany
 
     
  Attended Summer Schools, Professional Education and Training:  
 
2017-03 / 2017-08 "Architecture and Systems Engineering: Models and Methods to Manage Complex Systems", Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Professional Certificate Program
2017-03 / 2017-04Architecture of Complex Systems, Certificate
2017-05Models in Engineering, Certificate
2017-06 / 2017-07Model Based Systems Engineering: Documentation and Analysis, Certificate
2017-07 / 2017-08Quantitative Methods in Systems Engineering, Certificate
2017-02 P1D "Cryo-Vacuum Training (part 3), Opto-Mechanic", held by Mr. Jean Louis Lizon A L’Allemand (ESO).
2016-06 P5D "Systems Engineering Management", Professional development course by Project Performance International (held by Mr. Michael Gainford in Munich, DE).
2015-10 P2D "Cryo-Vacuum Training (part 2)", held by Mr. Jean Louis Lizon A L’Allemand (ESO).
2015-09 P5D "Requirements Analysis and Specification Writing", Professional development course by Project Performance International (held by Mr. Alwyn Smit in Amsterdam, NL).
2015-03 P2D "Systems Engineering for Applications in Astronomy", Systems Engineering Training held by Hermine Schnetler.
2015-03 P2D "Cryo-Vacuum Training (part 1)", held by Mr. Jean Louis Lizon A L’Allemand (ESO).
2015-03 P1D "Presentation Skills Training" , Professional presentation training by Ms. Michaela Emundts, mindandvision.
2012-09 / 2012-10 "Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) using MagicDraw, Hands-on Training", Training on MBSE with SysML using the software MagicDraw of No Magic, Inc., held by Mr. Robert Karban (ESO)
2012-09 P1D "Model Center, Hands-on Training", Introduction to the software PHX ModelCenter of Phoenix Integration, Inc.
2012-07 P3D "Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)" Introduction to MBSE including training on "Object Oriented System Engineering Method (OOSEM)" and "System Modeling Language (SysML)" by Mr. Sanford A. Friedenthal
2012-07 P2D "Managing Conflicts", professional conflict-management training by Coverdale Managementberatungs u. -trainings GmbH (held by Mr. Rudolf Haller)
2011-11 P2D "General Writing skills", professional language training in Englisch by Emphasis Training Ltd. (held by Ms. Jane Edmonds)
2006-10 P1D Training as Laser Safety Guard (Laserschutzbeauftragter) according to BGV B2, Germany held by: Bayern Photonics Kompetenznetz optische Technologien
2001-10 / 2004-01 Special Studies in Laser physics and Quantum Optics, certified by LMU
2003-07 P2W 4th Wilhelm and Else Heraeus Summer school in Wittenberg, Germany
Fundamentals of Quantum Information Processing
2001-07 / 2001-09 International experience as summer student at Coopération Européenne pour la Recherche Nucléaire (CERN), Geneva, Switzerland
Work project at the OPAL experiment on:
Invariant mass correlations in pi0-pi0 and eta-pi0 decays