Study of physics at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Title of Diploma Thesis: "Investigation of the laser-induced phase transformation of
1T-TaS2 to 2H-TaS2 by angle-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy."
PhD-examination (Dr.-Ing.) in engineering at the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Topic: "Experimental and theoretical investigations on friction behaviour of elastomeric materials on rough surfaces."
Elastomer physics, contact mechanics and friction of elastomer materials, soft matter physics, modeling and fractal geometry, networking and reinforcement, non-linear viscoelasticity, interface phenomena and rubber technology