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Curriculum Vitae

Professional Experiences

Since 8/2012 Full Professor (Chair of Hydrogeology)
Technische Universität München
8/2009 - 7/2012 Associate Professor at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU),
Department of Environmental Engineering
3/2008 - 7/2009 Senior Researcher, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences
National University of Ireland, Galway
2004-2/2008 Research group leader (Hydrogeology and Biogeochemistry Group
Institute of Groundwater Ecology, Helmholtz Center Munich
2003 – 2004 Researcher Institute of Groundwater Ecology
GSF Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
2000-2003 Post Doc position, Institute of Hydrology
GSF Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
Academic Education  
2010 Cumulative Habilitation at the University of Bayreuth in Biogeochemistry
“From the macro-scale to the micro-scale: On the understanding of biogeochemical processes in heterogeneous groundwater systems”
1996 – 2000 Ph.D. thesis (Dr. rer. nat.)
“Development and application of new fluorescent tracers and fluorescent particles focusing on Perylene 3,4:9,10-tetracarboxybisimide - Laboratory experiments and field studies”
1991-1996 Dept. of Applied Geology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University
Studies in Geology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany Main focus: Hydrogeology
Scientific visits  
9/2004 Scientific visitor at the Brookhaven National Laboratory, NY, USA
4/5 2004 Scientific visitor at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada,
Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, Biogeochemistry group
6/7 1999 Field research at NAGRA’s (National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste) underground rock laboratory, Wettingen, Switzerland