Professional Service and Qualification
since 09/2004 Project leader at Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization in Göttingen.
2001 - 2004 Software developer at wire & wireless GmbH in Berlin.
1996 - 2000 Heisenberg-Stipendiat and Privatdozent at the University Marburg.
1992 Habilitation for Physical Chemistry
1989 - 1995 Scientific Assistent at the Technical University Berlin.
1984 - 1988 Scientist at the Technical University Berlin.
1978 - 1984 Study of Chemistry at the Technical University Berlin.
1993 Heinz Maier Leibnitz Prize, received from the German minister for Education and Science.
1990 Glenn Brown Award, received from the International Liquid Crystal Society.
1989 Schering Prize, received from the Society of the Friends of the Technical University Berlin.
Temporary employment abroad
1992/93 Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Universite Paris-Sud, Orsay (France), in the group of Professor P. Pieranski.
1984/85 Raman Research Institute, Bangalore (India), in the group of Professor R. Shashidhar.