Graduate of the TU Kaiserslautern, Germany and the Université Strasbourg Louis Pasteur, France in Physics.
Docoral Degree in Systems Engineering at the Kobe University in Japan, supported by a doctoral fellowship (DAAD Doktorandenstipendium).
Optical fibers, components and systems, laser systems, laser technology and laser material processing, optical information and communications technology, Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS), semiconductors, especially thin-film photovoltaic technology.
Registration and examination proceedings for patents and utility models
German, English, Japanese, French
Senior Member of the Optical Society of America (OSA)