Diploma in engineering, University Hannover, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, University Aachen, 1989.
Junior scientist Max-Planck-Institute fur Eisenforschung, Dusseldorf, Germany, 1986-1989. Head high temperature laboratory Krupp VDM, Germany, 1989-1998, manager application engineering and process development Germany, since 1989.
Coordinator Amnesty International, London, since 1997. Member German Society Materials (board consultant), American Society Materials.
Married Martin K.E. Voigt, December 5, 1997.