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2008 Professor for Inorganic Chemistry, TU Dortmund University
2008 Six-month Substitute Professorship for Inorganic Chemistry, University Würzburg
2006 Six-month Substitute of the Chair for Inorganic and Element Organic Chemistry at the University of Rostock
2002 Invited by Prof. B. Keppler at the University of Vienna as Visiting Professor for Bioinorganic Chemistry
1998 Appointment as Lecturer (Privatdozent) at the University of Würzburg
1997 Awarded with a DFG-Heisenberg Fellowship
1995 Habilitation on 1,3-dilithiated organoelement compounds with main group elements and organoelement ring systems and appointment as Lecturer (Privatdozent) at the University of Saarbrücken
1992-1995 Habilitation in the group of Prof. M. Veith at the University of Saarbrücken with a DFG-Fellowship
1990-1991 Postdoc (polysilazan-polymers and SiC/SiN-ceramics) at the MIT Cambridge (USA) with Prof. D. Seyferth as a DFG-fellow
1990 PhD studies with Prof. R. Tacke on biologically active organosilanes, metabolism of organosilicon- and organogermanium compounds as well as first studies on zwitterionic pentacoordinated silicon compounds
1982-1990 Undergraduate Studies of Chemistry at Universities of Braunschweig and Karlsruhe
14. May 1963 Born in Celle (Germany)