Before that I was a Ph.D. student with the Operating Systems Group at the Dresden University of Technology and received my PhD in 2011. I was part of the EMSCB project where I was responsible for the development and maintenance of the Dice IDL compiler. Prevoius to that I was member of the Comquad project.
I received my Diploma (comparable to a M.Sc.) in computer science from the Technische Universität Dresden in 2001.