1959 Born in Wittenberg. 1980–1985 Studies at the University for Industrial Design Halle – Burg Giebichenstein. 1985–1991 Product and graphic designer in research and development departments. 1989–2000 Artistic assistant at BURG. Since 1992 Initiation and development of the teaching programme for CAD and computer-supported design. Since 2000 Professor at BURG, Design Faculty. 2000–2005 Professor of Digital Prototyping. 2000 Dean, Design Faculty. 2000–2006 Pro-rector. 1996–2005 Head of the Digital Prototyping postgraduate course. 2000 Implementation of the Multimedia|VR Design course with Prof Uli Kühnle. 2000 Marianne Brandt Award, Saxony-Anhalt Design Award. 2000–2012 Chairman of the Computer Art & Design institute. 2005 Professor of Product Design and Virtual Reality Design.