Studies of industrial engineering at the University of Duisburg-Essen, specializing in "Energy technology and Process technology”. Overseas internship in Dalian (PRC). Master thesis in 2010 entitled “Technological and Commercial Aspects of Solar Thermal Power Plants”. From 2011 to 2013 aftermarket sales engineer for compressors at Siemens AG. Since February 2013 research associate at the Competence Center Energy Technology and Energy Systems at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI.