2.12.1955 in Zwickau (Germany)

1976 – 1981

Study of Chemistry at the Dresden Technical University (Germany)
Diploma graduation at the Institute of Organic Chemistry (Prof. R. Mayer) Topic: Thiolation of aliphatic methyl and halogen methyl ketones

1981 – 1985

Scientific Assistant at the Institute of Organic Chemistry of the Dresden Technical University (Prof. R. Mayer)
Ph.D. thesis: Thioanaloga of mesoxalic acid derivatives and whose
valence isomeric 1,2-dithioles

1985 - 1990

Development engineer, Leuna-Werke (Germany)
Field of work: Hot melt adhesives including modification of ethylene-vinyl acetate-copolymers and maleic anhydride copolymers

since 1990

Scientific collaborator at the Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V.