Curriculum Vitae:

1935 Born in Kiel; father teacher of chemistry, mathematics and physics.
1935 - 1955 School in Kiel.
1956 - 1958 University study of physics in Kiel.
1959 - 1965 Research assistant at the University of Maryland, USA.
1959 Master of Science with a thesis "Short Time Variations in the Primary Cosmic Ray Intensity".
1959 - 1964 Research in plasma physics. Consultant to several companies at the east coast.
Patent for a vacuum UV detector for US satellites (Westinghouse).
1965 Doctor of Philosophy in Physics with a thesis "Oscillator Strength of the Resonance Line of HeI".
1966 Assistant at the University of Kiel. Research in plasma spectroscopy.
1967 Professor of Physics in Kiel.
1972 Additional field of work: teacher training.
1984 New field of work: Using computers in teaching physics. Developing teaching concepts, software and harware.
1986 Annual Medal of the Finnish Association of Physics Teachers.
1988 Faculty medal of the Charles University in Praha.
1990 - 1993 TEMPUS project with the University of Amsterdam and the Charles University of Praha, the University of Bucharest and the Polish Universities of Poznan, Torun, Warsaw, Gdansk and Katowice.
1992 Project with the University of Adana, Turkey with financial support from the German GTZ.
1992 - 1995 Cooperation with the University of Irkutsk, Russia, with financial support of the German Foreign Ministry.
1994 - 1997 Project with the University of Bucharest financed by the Volkswagen Foundation.
1997 Annual Excellence inTeaching Award of Schleswig-Holstein
1998 Retirement. Since then development and application of micro controllers.
2001 Doctor honoris causa of the University of Bucharest.