Curriculum vitae

Personal information

1975 graduate of the secondary school in Neustrelitz
1978-1983 study of chemistry at the Technische Universität Dresden (TUD)
1983 diploma thesis "The Reaction of Organic Phosphites with Peroxy Radicals", (TUD)
1988 PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) in physico-organic chemistry under the guidance of Prof. K. Schwetlick, TUD: "On the Efficiency of Organophosphorus Compounds as Primary Antioxidants"

Professional experience

1983 - 1988 scientific assistant in the Department of Organic Chemistry of the TUD
  • research work in the field of organophosphorous stabilizers
  • teaching of organic chemistry
1986 supplementary studies at the Kasan Chemical-Technological College "S. M. Kirov" (Kasan, CIS) by Prof. Kirpichnikov and Prof. Mukmeneva (1 month)
since 1988 scientific collaborator, Institute of Polymer Research Dresden
1990-1998 head of the Polymer Blend Department
since 1999 scientific collaborator in the Department Functional Nanocomposites and Blends


2011, 2015

post doctoral fellow with Prof. W.J. MacKnight, Polymer Science and Engineering Department, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA (1 year)

Erudite Visiting Professor, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India