- born 1956
- 1976-1981 Study of Mathematics at Rostock University, graduated as a Diplom-Mathematician (old German Diplom is equal to a Master degree)
- 1981-1984 Computing Centre
- 1985 graduated as Dr. Ing. (PhD like)
- 1985-1995 Scientific Assistant at the Comp. Sc. Department of Rostock Univ.
- since 1996 Hochschule Wismar, Professor for Informatics / Artificial Intelligence