Personal and professional background




born in Calbe






1994 - 1999


agriculture studies at Halle University and internships in Saxony-Anhalt, North Rhine-Westfalia and South Africa




examination as Dipl.-Ing. Agr. with the title “Messung der Feldkapazität im Gelände -mittels Time-Domain Reflectometry (TDR)“


1999 - 2001


product manager at AgriCon company for YARA N-sensor


2002 - 2004


scientific employee and doctoral student at the Institute of Agricultural Process Engineering at the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel with the focus on: site-specific crop production (soil cultivation, fertilisation, harvesting)




doctorate as Dr. sc. Agr. with the topic “Innovative Echtzeitsensorik zur Bestimmung und Regelung der Produktqualität von Getreide während des Mähsdruschs“


2004 - 2005


scientific assistant at the Institute for Agricultural Process Engineering at Kiel University with focus on lectures in the basics of agricultural engineering; technology for plant production and precision farming; supervision of (doctoral) students




appointment to the Faculty of Agriculture at the UAS Kiel with focus on the following lectures: agricultural and process engineering in foreign trade