1995 Research assistant at Fraunhofer-Institute for Information- and Dataprocessing IITB in Karlsruhe in the Department Image- and Signal Interpretation, Machine Vision Group. Research activities in the domain of visual inspection for automated quality control and vehicle identification in the context of aerial and satellite image evaluation.
1996 Assistant Prof. (Hochschuldozent) for Electronic Devices at University of Technology Dresden. Research activities in the domain of massively parallel architectures and analog integrated circuits for robust vision systems.
2003 Appointment as Professor and Head of Institute of Integrated Sensor Systems, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, TU Kaiserslautern. Research activities and interests in the field of multisensor system application and integration with a particular focus on the exploitation of bio-inspiration for aspects of adaptation, fault tolerance and learning capability for sensor systems as well as reconfigurable mixed-signal electronics, Organic Computing and Ambient Intelligence.
Senior Member IEEE, member of the Neural Networks Society, the Computer Society, and the Electron Devices Society