Short CV/Education and training

    Studied chemistry at LMU Munich and the University of Münster, Germany

  • 1988
    Diplom degree in chemistry / biochemistry

  • 1991
    PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Hamburg, Germany

    Postdoc at the University of British Columbia, Canada

  • 1997
    Visiting professor at the University of Ottawa, Canada

  • 1998
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) and private lecturer at the University of Hamburg

  • Since 2000
    Professor's chair in organic and biological chemistry, Kiel University, Germany

  • Since 2000
    Professor in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Kiel University

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Director of an institute within the Faculty of Chemistry

  • Representative of the German Chemical Society (GDCh) in Kiel, Germany

  • Committee member and vice president of the Liebig Association

  • Elected member of the German Research Foundation (DFG) research forum

  • Member of the editorial board, Carbohydrate Research and International Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry

  • Member of the board of trustees for news from the world of chemistry (GDCh)

  • Scientific editor of carbohydrate periodicals within the Royal Society of Chemistry

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • Communication, moderating, structuring, development


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