Physicist and Radiochemist (Diploma and Doctorate at the University of Mainz and U.Washington, Seatte).
1999-2012 KIT, Karlsruhe, Institute for Nuclear Waste Management
Since 2012 Leibniz University Hannover, Head of the Institute for Radioecology and Radiation Protection
Since 2019 Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Research and teaching: radiation protection, radioecology, radiochemistry, radioanalytics, development of mass spectrometric and laser spectroscopic ultratrace analysis. Harmonization of radiochemistry education at European level. Development of e-learning tools
Member of the Radiation Protection Commission (SSK) of the BMU, Chair of the Radioecology Committee.
Head of the Nuclear Chemistry Division of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (German Chemical Society)
Chairman of the Competence Network Radiation Research (KVSF)