1974 in Luebeck, Germany


Work Experience

Since Feb 2011 PostDoc, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg

2003-2006 Student assistant (tutor) with teaching duties, Institute for Meteorology,
Freie Universität Berlin

1994-2000 Commerical clerk in the accounts department, Flender Werft AG, Luebeck



2000-2006 Freie Universität Berlin, Diploma in Meteorology
Diploma thesis "Der Dynamische Zustandsindex (DSI) - Interpretation und Anwendung auf der synoptischen Skala" [''The Dynamic State Index (DSI) - Interpretation and application on the synoptic scale''] in the Working Group Theoretical Meteorology at the Institute for Meteorology of the Freie Universität Berlin



2007-2011 Emmy Noether Junior Research Group Cloud Climate Feedbacks at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg
Title "Impact of Inhomogeneities on non-linear Cloud Processes"

2007-2011 International Max Planck Research School on Earth System Modelling, Hamburg