Master of Science in Physics, Technology University Berlin, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy, Technology University Berlin, 2004.
Research associate mathematics, department mathematics Technology University Berlin, 1997—2000, with, project conception, coordination and management, department mathematics, 2001—2004, editor, new media in education and research, since 2006, visiting professor, head. Multimedia Center MuLF, 2007—2009, member expert committee academical senate development guidelines to promote women, 2003, member expert committee academical senate concept Information and communications technology reform, 2004, associate professor, faculty mathematics, natural science, 2005—2007, evaluator, member advisory committee Office Workstations Limited-program, 2006—2009, science advisory committee member, Zentraleinrichtung Kooperation, Programm, Online Lehre Lernen, since 2006, director, Multimedia Center Learning and Research MuLF, 2007—2009. Assistant professor GaTech Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 2000—2001.
Professor, chair, information management mechanical engineering, director, Center Learning and Knowledge Management, ZLW Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen University, Germany, since 2009, science director, associate Research Institute, Institute Management Cybernetics IfU, since 2009. Professor, head, Institute Information Technology Services, director Central Information Technology Services University Stuttgart, Germany, 2007—2009, member advisory committee concerning gender issues, since 2008, host, ZKI-Frühjahrstagung, 2009. Organizer Conference eLearning, eTeaching und eResearch Mathematics Berlin, 2004.
Associate member program committee 3th Leipzig Information Technology Days, Leipzig, Germany, 2005. Member committee to award postgraduate scholarships NaFöG-Promotionsstipendien nach dem Nachwuchsförderungsgesetz, Berlin, 2006—2007. Referee, member program committee 1st WebALT Conference and Exhibition, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 2006.
Member committee award postgraduate scholarships Syerian Ministry for School and Higher Education, Damascus, Syria, since 2006. Member program committee IADIS e-Society Conferences, 2006—2008. Referee Computer Supported Cooperative Work, Banff, Canada, 2006, American Society Engineering Education Annual Conference, Emerging Trends Session, Chicago, 2006, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)-Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers International Conference Management Emergent Digital EcoSys., workshop GRIT, Lyon, France, 2009.
Associate member program committee Session on Knowledge Evolution within CSIT, Amman, Jordan, 2006. Evaluator, program, Proexzellenz Free State of Thuringia, Germany, since 2008. Evaluator, concerning admission students Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Bonn, Germany, since 2008.
Member committee to award scholarships for postdoctoral studies Margarete von Wrangell-Habilitations programm, Germany, since 2008. Member program committee 3rd International Workshop on e-Activity, Daegu, 2009, International Conference Computer Supported Education, Lisboa, Portugal, 2009, 38th IGIP Symposium, Quality and Quantity Engineering Education, Graz, Austria, 2009, ICSTC-2009-2002nd International Computer Science and Technology Conference track on Web-Based Learning, Innovation and Challenges, San Diego, 2009. Member reviewer committee World Conference Educational Sciences, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2009.
Sponsorship chair Facets of Virtual Environments, Berlin, 2009. Host expert hearing Expertinnenhearing zur Vorbereitung der Deutschen Informatikerinnentagung, Stuttgart, 2009. Reviewer Open Virtual Reality Journal, TOVRJ, Bentham Science Publications Ltd., Bussum, Netherlands, since 2009.
Journal reviewer Transactions on Learning Technologies, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Manuscript Type: Special Issue on RemoteLabs, 2009, European Journal Information Systems, Houndmills, Basingstoke, since 2009. Member reviewer committee Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers International Conference Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, San Antonio, 2009, KGCM 2009-2003rd International Conference Knowledge Generation, Orlando, Florida.
Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Association Computing Machinery, American Society Engineering Education, American Mathematics Society, Deutsche Mathematiker-Vereinigung e.V., Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V., Verband der Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik e.V., American Mathematics Society, International Union Pure and Applied Physics, European Physical Society, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Das Deutsche Forschungsnetz, Zentren für Kommunikation und Informationsverarbeitung e.V, Deutsche Initiative für Netzwerkinformation est V., European Association Software Science and Technology, Verein Deutscher Ingenieure.
Married Erhard Zorn; 1 child Björn-Marcel.