Qualifications

February 19th 2013

PhD in Natural Science (with honours)
in Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Paderborn
Thesis: Nanoparticle doping in nematic liquid crystals

September 24th 2009

Master of Science (with honours)
in Chemistry, University of Paderborn
Thesis: Untersuchung von Flüssigkristallen mit konfokaler Mikroskopie

September 18th 2007

Bachelor of Science
in Chemistry, University of Paderborn
Thesis: Synthesis and characterization of novel sodium sulfonate-functionalized PEEKs

Scientific Awards

July 2014

Glenn H. Brown Prize
by the International Liquid Crystal Society
for an outstanding contribution to the science of liquid crystals
within doctoral research

January 2014

Prize of the Presidium of the University of Paderborn
for an outstanding PhD thesis submitted in 2013

March 2013

Young Scientist Award 2013
by the German Liquid Crystal Society
for an oral presentation at the 40th Topical Meeting on Liquid Crystals