Dr. phil. Dipl-Ing.
Rostock / Germany
born 1970 in Gera, Thuringia (former GDR)
Ph. D. Educational Science, Free University of Berlin. Thesis: “Regional School development in Berlin and Brandenburg 1920-1995. A Socio-historical Exploration of the Relations between Reforms of School Systems and Regional Inequalities of Educational Participation.”, Germany, August 2004.
Dipl.-Ing. Degree in Computer Engineering (Equivalent to BS and MSc), Technical University of Berlin, Germany, February 1998.
Apprenticeship in Communication Technology and Abitur (A-levels) at the professional school of the German Telecom in Magdeburg, Germany, July 1990.
since December 2008: First Communication Officer at AIDA Cruises – German Branch of Società di Crociere Mercurio S.r.I.
9.2007 – 5.2008: Self-employed IT Consultant / Administrator and Teacher at Servelots Infotech Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore/India.
since April 2006: Self-employed IT Consultant / IT-Projectmanager. Recent projects: Network development and security for the international independent media center in Rostock, Germany, March – June 2007. Assistance in development of wireless solutions for rural communities. Projects for Servelots Bangalore and IIITM-K Trivandrum in 2007/2008 to establish and maintain free software solutions.
January 2005 – September 2006: University Lecturer and Research Assistant, Department of Philosophy, Unit for Technical Education, University of Rostock (Prof. Dr. Friedhelm Eicker). Regional project-coordinator of MANO, microsystem-technology educational network in north-east Germany. Creating educational concepts in the area of microsystem- and microtechnology, responsible of coordinating the apprenticeship for microtechnology in the county of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
2004: Independent Lecturer, Berlin school of high-skilled children of the “Hochbegabtenförderung e.V.”. Lectures on controller programming and robot construction.
April 1998 – May 2003: University Lecturer and Research Assistant, Free University of Berlin, Institute of Historical Educational Science (Prof. Dr. Peter Drewek). Worked in the projects “German-American Comparison of International Reception and Internationalization Processes in Educational Science between 1871-1945” and “German Schooling during the 20th century in a Historical Perspective: an Interregional Study of School Organisation in East and West Germany, 1920/1945 – 1995.”.