Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae



Tostedt / Lower Saxony / Germany






Completition of the secondary school



1964 – 1967


Apprenticeship at Shell Ltd. in Hamburg; finished as a laboratory assistant



1967 – 1970


Studies of chemical engeneering at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt; finished as a graduated engineer



1970 – 1973


Studies of chemistry at the Technical University Berlin; finished as a graduated chemist



1973 – 1975


Doctoral thesis at the group of Prof. Dr. Klaus Praefcke in organic chemistry; finished as a Ph.D.


Profesional life:


1974 – 1976


Scientific assistant at the Technical University Berlin



1976 – 1977


Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Chemistry at Harvard University, Cambridge/Massachusetts (USA) in the group of Nobel Prize winner Prof. Dr. Robert B. Woodward


1977 – 1988


Jobs at the Degussa AG in Hanau und Frankfurt



1977 – 1983


Research and development on amino acids & production manager PEN-plant (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient, API) & GMP-manager Degussa group



1983 - 1984


Corporate planning



1984 - 1986


Pharmaceutical board member assistance



since 1986


Professor for organic chemistry at Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, key aspects: stereochemistry, chemistry of heterocycles

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