Diploma in Applied Mathematics, University Applied Sciences, Mittweida, Germany, 1997. Diploma in Electrical Engineering, University Northumbria at Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1998. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Chemnitz U.Tech., Germany, 2000.
Doctor of Philosophy in Theoretical Mechanics, University of Technology, Chemnitz, Germany, 2004.
Researcher, project consultant Institute Mechatronics e.V., 1999—2008. Lecturer University Duisburg-Essen, Germany, 2008. Visiting researcher Edinburgh Parallel Computing Center, 2001, Max-Planck Institute for Iron Research, Duesseldorf, Germany, 1996.
Reviewer numerous professional journals.
Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Institute Electronics, Information and Communications Engineers Japan (associate), European Mechanics Society (associate).