1988 - 1996: Chemistry, University of Cologne
12/1996: PhD., University of Cologne, “Untersuchung von Grenzflächenphänomenen der Phasengrenze fest/flüssig in einer binären mischung mit Mischungslücke” (Supervisor: Dietrich Woermann, PhD., Department of Physical Chemistry)
06/1993: Graduation from University of Cologne
2016: Full professor, Department of Radiology University Hospital Cologne, chair experimental imaging and image guided therapy.
2007: Full professor, Facuty of Biomedical Technology, chair molecular imaging and image guided interventions.
2000 - 2016: Principal Scientist Philips Research, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Head of laboratory for translational research, preclinical imaging and image guided interventions.
1999 - 2000: Postdoctorial fellow, Ben Guiron University of the Negev and Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel (Prof. Dr. Rachel Yerushalmi-Rozen)
1997 - 1999: Postdoctoral fellow, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, USA (Charles Han, PhD.)
1997: Guest scientist, Ben Guiron University of the Negev, Israel (Prof. Dr. Rachel Yerushalmi-Rozen)
2014: Coordinator of the large scale EU FP7 project IPACT (Image guided Pancreatic Cancer Therapy)
2011: Award for the Most Innovative Research Proposal Area Health, Eindhoven University 2011
2011: teaching Award as best masters docent aof the University Eindhoven
2002: Coordinator of the Dutch STW project “Prospects” (Protein sensing array diagnostics on a chip)
1997: Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Professor (W2), Experimental Imaging and Image-guided Therapy
University Hospital of Cologne
Department of Radiology