since March 2016, principal investigator (PI), Cluster of Excellence: Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden (cfaed), Biomolecular-Assembled Circuits (BAC) path.
since Sept. 2015, Junior Group Leader for Optical Metamaterials, Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e. V. (IPF), Institute of Physical Chemistry and Polymer Physics, Dept. of Nanostructured Materials and Technische Universität Dresden, Physical Chemistry. Adviser: Andreas Fery (IPF) and Alexander Eychmüller (TU Dresden).
2015 Senior PostDoc, University of Bayreuth, Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences, Department of Physical Chemistry II. Adviser: Andreas Fery
2014 PostDoc, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Surface Engineering and Molecular Assemblies. Adviser: Vladimir V. Tsukruk
2011 Dr. rer. nat., University of Freiburg, Technical Faculty of the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg, Adviser: Svetlana Santer (now University of Potsdam, Experimental physics) and Jürgen Rühe
2008 Dipl.-Phys., University of Hamburg, The Institute of Laser Physics (ILP), Adviser: A. Hemmerich (ILP) and D. Heitmann (Solid state physics)
2001 qualifying for university admission via continuation education (zweiter Bildungsweg), 1999 civilian service and 1998 Apprenticeship to electronic engineer in communication at Deutsche Telekom AG, Karlsruhe