Education

07/2002
Abitur at the Carl-Zeiss Gymnasium with mathematic, scientific and technical special classes in Jena, Germany

10/2002-05/2007
Diploma at the Friedrich-Schiller university Jena, Germany (W. Weigand)

07/2007 - 09/2010
Dr. rer. nat. (PhD) at the Friedrich-Schiller university Jena, Germany ( W. Weigand)
Thesis: "Models for the Active Site of the [FeFe]-Hydrogenase"

01/2011 - 12/2012
Postdoctoral affiliate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, USA) (S.J. Lippard)

01/2013 - 10/2014
Habilitation as a Liebig-fellow at the Ruhr-university Bochum, Germany in the group of N. Metzler-Nolte

Since 10/2014
Emmy Noether group leader at the Ruhr-university Bochum, Germany in the group of N. Metzler-Nolte

Since 03/2018
ATTRACT group leader at Fraunhofer UMSICHT (Oberhausen)

Internships

08/2005-10/2005
Visiting student at the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Material Testing and Research in Thun, Switzerland

01/2007-04/2007
Guest researcher at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland (D. Seebach)

02/2009-03/2009
Guest researcher at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland (D. Seebach)

Awards and Fellowships

2002 - 2004
Fellowship of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie (FCI)

2005 - 2007
Fellowship of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

2008 - 2010
PhD-student Fellowship of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

2010 - 2012
Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH)

2013 - 2014
Liebig fellowship of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie (FCI)

Since 2014
Emmy Noether research group leader (DFG)

2015
Preis der Dr.-Otto-Röhm Gedächtnisstiftung

2016
Wöhler-BASF Nachwuchspreis

2018
ADUC-Habilitanden Preis der GDCh
Magnetochemistry Lectureship Award, ICCC 2018






Memberships

Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh)

American Chemical Society (ACS)