|Personal:||born October 16, 1962 in Berlin/Germany,|
|July 6, 1989 marriage to Gabriele Kociok,|
|two children: Angela (born 1992 in Orange/CA)|
|and George (born 2001 in Bath)|
|1983||Koch-Prize of the TU Berlin|
|Oct. 1987-Sep. 1989||Ph.D. Fellowship of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie|
|Okt. 1989||Ph.D. prize of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie|
|July 1990-June 1992||Postdoktoral Fellowship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)|
|Okt. 1992 - Sept. 1995||Habilitation Fellowship of the DFG at the TU Berlin|
|1981-1986||Study in Chemistry at the Technische Universität Berlin|
|1984-1985||exchange student (exchange fellowship) at the University of Oklahoma
with Prof. Dr. J. Zuckerman. Research on "organometallic Sn(II) complexes"
|April-Sept.1986||"Diplomarbeit"(master thesis) in organometallic chemistry with Prof. Dr. H. Schumann|
|Jan.-June 1988||Research fellow at the University of California, Berkeley
with Prof. Dr. A. Streitwieser about "NMR Spectroscopy of Paramagnetical Uranocenes"
|Sept. 1989||Ph.D. in chemistry at the TU Berlin about "Synthesis of Lanthanoide-Sandwich-Complexes" with Prof. Dr. H. Schumann|
|1990-1992||Postdoctoral research at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena
with Prof. Dr. J. E. Bercaw about "Synthesis and Mechanistic Research on New Catalysts for a-Olefin-Polymerisation"
|1992-1996||Habilitation about "Transition Metal Complexes of Triazacyclohexanes and Orthoamides"
at the Institute for Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry of the TU-Berlin
|1985-'87, '89-'90 and '95-'96||Research assistant with Prof. Dr. H. Schumann||1997-1999||Private Dozent at the TU-Berlin|
|Sept. 1998||Guest lecturer at the TU Wien (Sokratesprogramm)|
|1999-2005||Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry, University of Bath|
|since sept. 2005||Senior Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry, University of Bath|
|Language Skills:||German, English, Latin; basic knowledge in French|