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Graduate of the secondary school “Romain Rolland” Dresden


Study of Mechanical Engineering at the Dresden University of Technology (TU Dresden)


Diploma (master) thesis "Properties of Multicomponent Paper Materials", TU Dresden


PhD (Dr. Ing.) in Mechanical Engineering unter the guidance of Prof. E. W. Unger, TU Dresden: "Rheological model for the stress-strain behaviour of paper materials in one-dimensional stress"


Professional Experience

1982 - 1988

Scientific Assistant at Department of MechanicalEngineering, Dresden University of Technology.

  • Research work in the field of rheological models for paper materials.
  • Teaching in paper production and material characterization.


1988 - 1992

Scientist, Department of Polymer Processing, Institute of Technology of Polymers, Dresden.

1992 - 1998

Head of the working group "Morphology Development in Melt Mixed Blends", Department of Polymer Blends, Institute of Polymer Research, Dresden.

Since 1996

Assistance (lecturer) in education at Dresden University of Technology, Material Science

since 1999

Scientist, Department of Polymer Reactions and Blends, Institute of Polymer Research, Dresden.


Award of the Association of Supporters of the IPF for innovative research on new material.

8/2000 – 8/2001

Visiting scholar with Prof. D.R. Paul, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, USA; grant of the Max-Kade-Foundation, New York. Project:” Co-continuous structures in polymer blends”

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