Curriculum Vitae

1998 Diploma in chemistry at Technische Universität Dresden (TUD)
Thesis: Validation of the Ninhydrine Method - Analytical determination of the amino acid Proline as biomarker in plant material
1999 Institute of Plant and Wood Chemistry Tharandt, TUD
Development of a separation technique based on liquid chromatography for polymeric plant waxes and identification by mass spectrometry
2000 – 2007 Institute for Analytical Chemistry, TUD
Vernetztes Studium Chemie (BMBF), Analytics: special fields of gas chromatography, high pressure liquid chromatography, super fluid and thin layer chromatography
Reactive Polymers (SFB 287), Lithography of polymer layers and characterisation by vibrational spectroscopic methods (IR and Raman)
Scholarship awarded by Free State of Saxony (Landesstipendium) – Suitability of biopolymers for sensor applications
Lectures: Instrumental Analysis and Bioanalytics for students in chemistry and food chemistry
2007 PhD in non linear optical spectroscopy – Surface Plasmon Resonance Spectroscopy
Thesis: Development of an optical label free ion channel sensor array
since 2007 Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden e. V. (IPF)
Synthesis and characterization of conductive hot melt adhesives (AiF)
Fast reaction Mechanisms for a new technology to produce surface modified thermoplastic parts by in-situ modification in injection moulding (VW foundation)
since 2010 Head of the new cooperation research cluster
New resonant spectroscopic techniques in Material Sciences; especially for nanometer scaled systems in high magnetic fields Institut für Werkstoffforschung Dresden (IFW), Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR)