Studies of Materials Science and Engineering at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (FAU) Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany, 2006 - 2011) with a focus on „Electronic Materials“ and „Polymer Materials“. Diploma thesis „Novel approaches towards hybrid organic/inorganic solar cells“ at Imperial College London with Prof. Natalie Stingelin, Dr. Martyn McLachlan and Prof. Christoph J. Brabec (FAU). PhD in Materials Science at FAU, in the group of Prof. Marcus Halik, on the topic „Molecular Order in P- and N-Type Self-Assembled Monolayer Field-Effect Transistors“ (2011 - 2014, summa cum laude). Postdoctoral research at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, in the group of Prof. Holger Frauenrath, in the framework of a Feodor Lynen Postdoctoral Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung/Foundation (2015 - 2017) and a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellowship - EPFL Fellows (2017 - 2018).
Since June 2018, senior scientist in the Competence Center Emerging Technologies at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI.