Study of Electrical Engineering at the University of Ilmenau, degree Dipl.-Ing.
Stay at the University of Nottingham, ERASMUS program
PhD student at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute of Space Sensor Technology, degree Dr.-Ing
PostDoc research stay at the University of Zurich, department of Geography
Scientific participation in the projects WAOSS, WAAC, ADS40, Panoramic Camera, Eye in the sky, WALES, FireBird, IPS, PLATO
Scientific Researcher at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute of Space Sensor Technology and Planetary Exploration
Project Manager for several research projects
Head of the Theory and Signal Processing Group
Head of the Department Information Processing of Optical Systems
Coordinator of Traffic Projects at OS
Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Nordhausen: "Fundamentals of digital Image Processing"
Member of Faculty Helmholtz Research School for Security Technologies
Research stay at the University of Auckland
Lecture at the Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin "Computer Vision"
DLR Project manager for HP3 for NASA’s insight mission to Mars