Scientific education:

- Studies of Physics at the University of Freiburg, Germany, and at the Université Paris-Sud, Orsay, France (ERASMUS scholarship).

- Graduated as Dipl. Phys. at the University of Freiburg, Germany, with a diploma thesis on "Dye-sensitized solar cells with charge-accumulation layers" (September 2002).

- Received Ph.D. at the ETH Zurich, Switzerland, with a thesis on "Structural and chemical analyses of buffer layers in Cu(In,Ga)Se2 thin-film solar cells" (December 2005).

- Habilitation at TU Berlin (May 2015).

Research interest:

- Microscopic structure-property relationships in semiconductor devices by means of scanning and transmission electron microscopy and their related techniques
- Correlative microscopy approaches

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