Curriculum Vitae

I Personal:

Born:May 18, 1947, Meissen, Germany
Marital status:married, 3 children

II Education:

November 1966 -
October 1971
Study of Physics, University of Goettingen, Germany
Diploma Thesis: „Anisotropic Critical Currents in Superconducting PbNa-Alloys“, Supervisor: Prof. P. Haasen
November 1971 -
July 1976
Ph. D. in Physics, University of Goettingen,
Thesis:„Flux Pinning in Superconductors by Regularly or Statistically Distributed Precipitates“, Supervisor: Prof. P. Haasen

III Professional:

November 1973 -
December 1979
Research Associate, Institute of Metal Physics, University of Goettingen
January 1978 -
January 1979
IBM World Trade Postdoc, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, N.Y., USA
January 1980 -
September 1989
Staff Scientist at Siemens Research Laboratories, Erlangen
October 1989 -   
May 1993
Head of „High Temperature Superconductors and Magnetic Materials“ Department at the Siemens Research Laboratories, Erlangen
May 1990 -        
July 1993
Honorary Lecturer, Physics Department, University of Augsburg
July 1991Call on a C4 Professorship, TU Berlin (declined)
July 1991Call on a C4 Professorship, University of Ulm (declined)
since June 1993        Full Professor (C4) of Metallic Materials and Metal Physics, TU Dresden and Director of the Institute of Metallic Materials at the Leibniz-Institute of Solid State and Materials Research (IFW) Dresden
1999Call on a C4 Professorship, University of Jena (declined)
April 2008 - March 2013Scientific Director of IFW Dresden
since October 2014retired