- 1994-1999: Study of Computer Science, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. Diploma with honors in Computer Science.
Diploma thesis in Computer Graphics on Semi-Automatic Methods for Reconstruction of CAD Models from Point Data (Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Leif Kobbelt and Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Seidel). Received degree Dipl.-Inf. (Diplominformatiker).
- 1999-2005: PhD student at the Computer Graphics Group, Max-Planck Institut Informatik,
PhD Thesis on New Techniques for the Visualization of Surfaces and Volumes (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Seidel), defended on July 20, 2005 with honors (summa cum laude). Received degree Dr.-Ing.
- 2008-present: PostDoc researcher/lecturer at the Visual Computing group, University of Magdeburg, Germany
- 2006- 2008: PostDoc at Geometrica project at INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France, funded by German Academic Exchange Service/DAAD
- 1999- 2006: Full-time researcher at the Computer Graphics group, Max-Planck Institut Informatik, Saarbrücken, Germany.
- Language skills: German (native), English (fluent), French (basics)
- Ultimate Frisbee (with my former and current teams Ooups, Saarbrücken; Ziggles, Nice, France; Schleudertrauma, Magdeburg)
- Hiking (preferably mountains; in doubt like to find my own way)
- Running (up to marathon)
- Climbing (beginner)