Scientific Career

  •  2000
  High School, Greenfield Central High School, Indiana, USA
  • 2002
  Abitur, Martin-Luther Gymnasium Frankenberg, Germany
  • 2003 - 2008
  Studies of Process Engineering (Emphasis: Particletechnologies) at TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany
  • 2006
  Internship at Elfusa Geral de Eletrofusao, Sao Joao da Boa Vista, Brazil (Mineral Processing of specialized ceramic powders)
  • 2006/07
  Internship at Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, Heidelberg, Germany (Adhesion of Powders)
  • 2008
  Diploma Thesis at Fraunhofer Institute for non-destructive evaluation Dresden, Germany (Synthsis of Aqueous Colloids of Detonation Synthesized Nanodiamant using Machanical Dispersing Methods)
  • 2008 - 2012
  PhD student at Institute of Mechanical Process Engineering and Mineral Processing at TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany (DFG Project Highly Filled Polymer-Nanoparticle-Composites)
  • since 2012
  Scientist at Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology, Freiberg, Germany (Mineral Processing, Flotation)
  • since 2014
  Lecturer at TU Bergakademie Freiberg, course "Process and Chemical Engineering of Interfaces"
  • since 2016
  Head of Department of Processing of Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology, Freiberg, Germany
  • Aug.-Oct. 2017
  Guest Scientist, Curtin University, Perth, Australia


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Public Relations

Helmholtz Resonator Podcast "(Mineral) Processing at HIF" (in german)

Deutsche Welle Tomorrow Today "Mineral Hunters in the Tradition of Alexander von Humboldt"

ARC CoE Minerals Signature Lecture "It’s all in an ever changing cycle | (mineral) fine particle processing in times of circular economy and energy transition"

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