Curriculum Vitae

Personal Details:

  • Date of birth: 1965, Zweibrücken, Germany
  • Nationality: German


  • Studies and Conferral of a doctorate (physics), University of Kaiserslautern, 1985-1994
  • State Doctorate, University of Kaiserslautern, 1999-2003

Awards and Achievements:

  • Preis des Freundeskreises, University of Kaiserslautern, for the best conferral of a doctorate about basic research at the University of Kaiserslautern, 1994
  • Feodor Lynen/JSPS fellow of the Alexander-von-Humboldt-Stiftung, 1994
  • Grant of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft for the State Doctorate, 1999

Research Experience:

  • Feodor-Lynen/JSPS postdoc grant of the Alexander-von-Humboldt Stiftung at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan 1994-1996
  • Head of Development for the division "system technologies", project management, Deutsche Babcock Turbo-Lufttechnik GmbH, 1996-1998
  • Grant of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft for the State Doctorate, 1999
  • Research group leader, University of Kaiserslautern, 1999-2005
  • Professor for experimental physics, University of Kassel, since 2005
  • Head of Center for Interdisciplinary Nanostructures Science and Technology (CINSaT) of the Kassel university, since 2010
  • Coordinator of the project "Electron Dynamics of Chiral Systems (ELCH)" of the Hessian LOEWE Research Initiatives Network, since 2013
  • Over 170 reviewed articles in scientific journals, 3 patents, 2 patent applications, over 160 contributions to international scientific conferences
  • Third-party funding (since 2005): About 6 Mio €