Curriculum Vitae

  • 1986 - 1991:
    Study of Chemistry at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
  • 1991:
    Diploma in Chemistry
  • 1991 - 1995:
    PhD student in Physical Chemistry, Workgroup Prof. W. Müller-Warmuth, Westf. Wilhelms-Universität, Topic: Zero-field NMR in high field (cooperation with experimental physics department of the University Leipzig) and Solid state NMR of sodalites and cancrinites (cooperation with mineralogy department of the University Münster)
  • 1995 :
    PhD in Chemistry
  • 1995 - 1999:
    Scientific Research Assistent in the Workgroup of Prof. J.-Chr. Buhl at the Institut für Mineralogie of the Universität Hannover
  • Summer semester 1999:
    Guest Lectureship at the University of Hamburg
  • 1999 - 2000:
    Visiting scientist (Feodor-Lynen fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt foundation) at Prof. C.A. Fyfe and L.A. Groat, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  • January 2002:
    Habilitation and Lehrbefugnis "Mineralogy and crystallography", Title of thesis: Application of Solid State NMR in Mineralogy and Crystallography
  • March 2002:
    Max-von-Laue award of the German Crystallographic association
  • June 2002 - December 2007:
    Associate Editor of American Mineralogist (Mineralogical Society of America)
  • since January 2003:
    Senior Research Associate in the workgroup of Prof. Hermann Gies at the Institut für Geologie, Mineralogie und Geophysik of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum