Main Focus

  • Electrochemistry, Corrosion, Oxidation and oxide formation
  • Charged point defects, Ions in water, Liquid metal embrittlement
  • Ab initio thermodynamics, Defect phase diagrams, Ab initio based multi-scale modelling
  • Methods: Elektronic structure theory, Density functional theory, Ab initio molecular dynamics
  • Systems: Metals, Alloys, Semiconductors, Water

Curriculum Vitae

  • 10/2015 - present: Head of Group "Electrochemistry and Corrosion" at MPIE
  • 11/2006 -  10/2015: Project Leader, Max-Planck-Insitut für Eisenforschung
  • 10/2004 - 11/2006: Postdoctoral Researcher, School of Physics, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia (Group of  Prof. Dr. C. Stampfl)
  • 05/2000 - 10/2004: Research Assistant, Fritz-Haber-Institute, Berlin (Department of Prof. Dr. M. Scheffler, Group of Dr. K. Reuter)
  • March 2004: Dr. rer. nat., Technical University Berlin, Thesis: "Oxidation of Palladium surfaces"
  • 1994 - 2000: Studying Physics at the Technical University Darmstadt
  • Feb. 2000:    Dipl. - Phys., Technical University Darmstadt, Thesis: "Berechnung der Stromdichte und orbitalen Magnetisierung in der Dichtefunctionaltheorie"   (advisor: Prof. Dr. J. Kübler)

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