Education

1977 Vordiplom University of Hamburg

1981 Diplom University of Hamburg

1984 Ph. D. (Dr. rer. nat.) Katholische Universität Leuven (Belgium) and University of Hamburg

Professional career:

Visiting Research Scientist (1984 – 1986), DuPont Central Research and Development Department, Experimental Station Wilmington, Delaware, USA

Assistant Professor of Chemistry (1986 – 91), University of New Mexico (UNM), Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Associate Professor of Chemistry (1991 – 1995), Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Full Professor of Chemistry (1995 – 1999), Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Lehrstuhl Physikalische Chemie II (1999 – ), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München