Curriculum Vitae

since 09/2016                 Professor for Mechanical Engineering at University of Augsburg

01/2016 – 09/2016          Assistant Professor (Privatdozent) at Institute for Physics at University of Augsburg

01/2011 – 12/2015          Post-Doc at Institute for Physics at University of Augsburg      

08/2007 – 12/2010          PhD student

10/2000 – 08/2007          Entrepreneur for development of hard- and software


10/2020         EWGAE Young Researcher Award

06/2019         Science award of DGZfP e.V. (German NDT society)

12/2016         IIIAE „Distinguished Paper Award“

05/2012         Professor-Erich-Krautz award for best PhD thesis


  • Failure mechanisms of fiber reinforced materials

  • Failure behaviour of composite materials

  • Process technology of fiber-reinforced materials

  • machine learning

  • Condition monitoring systems

  • structural health monitoring

  • FEM Simulation and Modeling of Test Procedures

  • computed tomography

  • Acoustic emission analysis of all material classes (metals, ceramics, polymers, graphite, wood and composites)

  • In-situ combination of material testing methods

  • data fusion

  • Automated testing technology