|1969 - 1973||Study of Physics at Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena|
|1973||Masters (''Diplom'') in Theoretical Physics |
topic: ''quantum electrodynamics and non-linear optics''
|1973 -1978||Research Assistant at the Technical University (TH) Merseburg, Department of Polymer Physics, group of Prof. G. Helmis|
|1977||PhD in Polymer Physics |
topic: ''mechanical properties of polymer networks and statistical-mechanical approaches''
|1979 -1986||Assistant Professor (Oberassistent)|
|1980 - 1990||Lectures in Polymer Physics, Experimental Physics and Theoretical Physics at the TH Merseburg|
|1986||Habilitation in Theoretical Physics at the TH Merseburg |
topic: theory of polymer networks and topological constraints of network chains
|1987 - 1990||Associate Professor (ordentlicher Hochschuldozent) for Theoretical Physics|
|1987||Visiting scientist at the Institute of Polymer Physics, Charles University of Prague|
|1990 - 2002||Continental AG, Hannover; Senior Research Scientist; Head of Materials Research/Strategic Technology|
|1991 - 1996||Lecturer for ''Physics and Technology of Polymers'' at the University Hannover, Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry (Prof. M. Hallensleben)|
|since 2002||Lecturer for ''Elastomer Materials and Testing'' within the Master course ''Applied Polymer Science'' at the Martin-Luther-University Halle/Wittenberg|
|since Jan. 2003||Full Professor for ''Polymer Materials Science'' at the Technical University Dresden, Institute of Materials Science; and Head of the Institute of Polymer Materials at the Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden e. V. (IPF)|