Tabea completed her B. Sc. in Physics in Duesseldorf and moved to Israel to study Hydrology and Water Desalination as a Graduate student. My research is in the field of surface and interfacial science, where I focus on the self-cleaning mechanism, also called the lotus effect. Hobbies: Besides my academic work, I enjoy playing the piano, especially when others join me with their own instruments! Statement: Asking the big questions of life!