Vordiplom (comparable to B.S.), University of Düsseldorf (W.
Physik-Diplom (comparable to M.S. in Physics), University of Bonn
Germany), March 1982.
Dr. rer. nat. (Ph. D.) in Physics, University of Bonn, January 23,
Ph.D. thesis in experimental Nuclear Physics, title: "Set-up of an
to measure parity violation in proton-proton scattering".
Supported by a fellowship grant from the "Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes".
August 1, 1986 - August 31, 1988: Visiting postdoctoral fellow,
Berkeley Laboratory (California), sponsored by a NATO fellowship grant.
September 1, 1988 - July 31, 1992: Acting Assistant Professor of
at Stanford University, California.
August 1, 1992 - July 31, 1997: Assistant Professor of Physics, Old
August 1, 1997 - July 31, 2003: Associate
Professor of Physics, Old Dominion University.
Since August 1, 2003: Professor of Physics, Old Dominion University
Since August 2007: Eminent Scholar at Old
Honors, Awards and Prizes:
April 2008: Winner
the ODU Research Award
April 2009: Recipient of the “Faculty Excellence” Award of the College of Science, Old Dominion University
Fall 2010: Recipient of the “Shining Star Award” by Old Dominion University
September 2011: 2011-2012 CoS Distinguished Teaching Award
January-June 2014: Visiting “Investigador”, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa Maria in Valparaíso, Chile
April 2014: Recipient of the Gene W. Hirschfeld Award of the College of Sciences, Old Dominion University
April 2016: Finalist, Doctoral Mentor Award, Old Dominion University
Membership and Positions:
of the American Physical Society (APS)
APS Division of Nuclear Physics: Member of the 2017 Mentoring Award and Nomination Committees.
APS Topical Group on Hadronic Physics (Executive Committee, 2008-10)
Member, CEBAF Users Group (Jefferson Lab); Elected to the UG Board of
Directors for 2001 – 2003; Chair-elect of the UGBoD 2010-2011, Chair
2011 – 2013, Past Chair 2013-2014.
Member, CLAS collaboration; leader of the EG1, E6 and E8 run groups at
6 GeV as well as the RG-C, RG-F and RG-K run groups at 11 GeV; elected
chair of the “Deep Processes Physics Working Group” from 2005 until
Born in Düsseldorf / (W.) Germany
Married, two children
Hobbies: Music and Sailing
Live in Norfolk, Virginia