2015 ERC Consolidator Grant "Insect-inspired capillary nanostamping"
4/2009 Professor for physical chemistry, University of Osnabrück
2006 Research stay at the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; topic: mesoporous amorphous carbon nanowires
5/2003 - 3/2009 Group leader at the Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics;
topics: ordered porous materials, morphology design in nanofibers and microfibers, non-destructive release of fiber arrays from porous templates.
2003 Doctorate degree in physical chemistry, University of Marburg (supervisor: Prof. J. H. Wendorff)
2000 Diploma in chemistry, University of Marburg