Studied at Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, graduating with a degree in chemistry.
Fields of expertise: inorganic and organic chemistry, solid state and polymer chemistry, medical and welding engineering, chemical nanotechnology, metallurgy, plastics engineering, chemical engineering, environmental engineering
Doctorate (Dr. rer. nat.) from the Max Planck Institute of Solid State Research in Stuttgart.
Staff member of the Research and Development Department of a Swiss welding engineering company.
Patent Attorney, registered European Trademark Attorney.
UNION, VPPI, GRUR, German Society of Chemists (GdCh).