Engineering diploma in Food Biotechnology, Environment Technology, Technology University Munich, Freising-Weihenstephan, Bavaria, 1998. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, Technology University Munich, Freising-Weihenstephan, Bavaria, 2002.
Researcher postdoctoral, durability PEM fuel-cells Center Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research, Ulm, Germany, 2001—2003. Researcher biofuels, exhaust measurement, oxidation-SCR-catalyst Technology University Munich, 1998—2001. Senior engineer, infrastructure electromobility and alternative fuels, well-to-wheel studies Bayerische Motoren Werke Group, Munich, since 2004.
Married Martina Koelch, September 29, 2001. 1 child Merle.