Universities of Heidelberg and Gießen - Physics (diploma)
University of Heidelberg – PhD thesis (Dr. rer. nat.) on “Simulating bomb radiocarbon: Consequences for the global carbon cycle”.
1998-2000 and 2004-2009: research associate at the Institute for Environmental Physics (IUP) at the University of Heidelberg (Germany)
2000-2004: research associate at the Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l’Environnement (LSCE) in Gif-sur-Yvette (France)
since 2009 : research associate at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), Institute for Engineering Thermodynamics, department of Systems Analysis and Technology Assessment