Curriculum vitae

1960-1963

Studies in chemical engineering at the University of Applied               Science in Essen (F.R. Germany); distinguished Diploma inChemical Engineering with recommendation for further Universitystudies

1963-1970

Industrial work at Beckman Instruments GmbH in Munich as aproduct-line manager (analytical instrumentation); (from 65 – 70on same position – part-time - besides the university studies)

1965-1970

Further studies in chemistry at the Technische Hochschule (TH)Munich (F.R. Germany), finished with a Diploma thesis under the advice of Prof. H. Gerischer (Institute of Physical Chemistry andElectrochemistry), title: “Photo-Effects at the Semiconductor Surface:ZnO/Electrolyte Solution”

1970-1979

Research Associate (head of the geochemical laboraties) at the "Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut" of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich; start-up of a mass spectrometric isotope lab for geochronological studies

1975

Ph.D graduation as external student under the advice of Prof. G. Ertl (Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2007), Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich), thesis: "Working  Principle of Ion Selective Electrodes "

1975-1977

several post-doctoral visiting positions in the United States withProf. G.A. Rechnitz, State University of New York at Buffalo with first biosensor research, and Prof.  S. Mazur, University of Chicago) with organic synthesis

1979-1986

Associate Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the University of Ulm - specialities: electro-analytical chemistry, biosensors, spectroscopy

1985

Visiting professor at the University of Delaware in Newark (USA) during a sabbatical leave from U. of Ulm 

1986-1987

Associate Professor (Extraordinariat) of Analytical Chemistry at the "Technischen Universität" (TUM) Munich

1987-2005

Full-Professor Chair of Analytical Chemistry at the "Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität" (WWU) Münster

1991-2002

Founder and director of the Institute for Chemical and Biochemical Sensor Research (ICB) e.V. at the "Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität" in Münster until its transformation into a GmbH besides the chair of Analytical Chemistry 

1998

Visiting professor at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (USA) during a sabbatical leave from the U. of Münster

Emeritus Professor since 2005

 

 

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