Curriculum vitae

1954born in Radeberg (Saxony)
1970 - 1972special mathematical education and high school graduation
at the former Technische Hochschule Karl-Marx-Stadt (now: Technische Universität Chemnitz)
1972 - 1977study of Physics
at the Technische Universität Dresden (TUD)
at the Institute of Crystallography and Solid State Physics (IKFP) of the TUD
  • Thesis: "Justierung und Prüfung des Röntgenspektrometers LWS für den Wellenlängenbereich 50...1000 Å"
    ("Adjustment and testing of the X-ray spectrometer LWS for wavelengths of 50...1000 Å")
  • Supervisor: Prof. K. Kleinstück
1977 - 1980PhD studies
at the IKFP
  • Supervisors: Prof. K. Kleinstück and Prof. W. Blau
  • specialization: electronic structure of crystalline and amorphous metallic and intermetallic compounds
1980PhD in physics
  • Thesis: "Aufbau und Erprobung eines Spektrometers zur Untersuchung ultralangwelliger Röntgenemissionstrahlung"
    ("Construction and test of a spectrometer for X-ray emission radiation having ultra-long wavelengths")
1980 - 1982scientific coworker
at the IKFP of the TUD
1983 - 1992scientific coworker resp. head of the (former) department "Structure characterization"
at the former Institute of Polymer Technology Dresden (since 1984: Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, IPF)
since 1985representative of radiation safety by law
1986scientist in charge of the newly founded X-ray Lab (start with first in-house investigations)
at the IPF
1986 - 19874 months experimental work (X-ray scattering on polymers)
at the Institute for Macromolecular Compounds in Kiev / Ukrainian Academy of Sciences
since 1992scientific coworker
at the Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V. (Leibniz-Institute for Polymer Research Dresden)

project leader of different DFG projects
1999 - 2002project leader
of the BMBF project (“X-ray scattering for in-situ structure analysis of polymers”) yielding in the foundation of the SAXS Lab of the IPF