1961 End of secondary education: German Abitur
1966 Degree in Chemical Engineering
Diploma thesis: Low Temperature Oxidation from Friction
Work as an Engineer for the Du Pont Company
Three major projects for flake and fibre production (Polyamide)
US training totaling for more than one year
1971 Scientific Assistant to Prof. Dr. H. Giesekus (Universität Dortmund)
Lecture assistance: Fluid Mechanics and Rheology for Chemical Engineers
Installation and operation of the "Fluid Mech Laboratory"
PhD Thesis in the field of rheology
Topic: Rheometry with the "Mechanical Spectrometer"
1977 Senior Engineer at the Chair of Fluid Mechanics at Dortmund University
Lectures: Fluid Mechanics for Mechnical Engineering students and Rheometry
Since 1979 Professor at University of Applied Sciences Wilhelmshaven
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (now: Faculty of Engineering Sciences)
Mechanical Process Engineering,
Technical Fluid Mechanics,
Mechanical Unit Operations applied in Environmental Engineering,
Engineering Management in Process Engineering,
Technical Fluid Mechanics (lecture in English)
Major research and developement projects:
Heat reclamtion for air conditioners (developement of the "TWINSPIRAL")
Sludge treatment (flocculation with polyacrylamide - PAA),
Flotation technology - Energy aspects in relation to the "saturator" (Dissertation Tan),
Low energy oxygen input into lakes,
Cyanobakteria - Mixing : a way to solve the problem (publication),
Weather modification, hurricane mitigation.
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