Curriculum Vitae



Place of birth: Münsterberg/Silesia
Date of birth: 11. April 1938 
2 children


1958-1959 University of Würzburg (Philosophy) 
1959-1962 University of Münster (Psychology, Genetics) 
1962-1964 University of Freiburg (Physiology) 
1964 Ph.D. 
1978 Habilitation

Academic Positions

1964 - 1966 Research Associate 
Department of Psychology 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Cambridge, Massachusetts 

1966 - 1970 Research Associate 
Department of Retina Research 
Retina Foundation 
Boston, Massachusetts 

1967 - 1971 Clinical Assistant 
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary 
Harvard Medical School 
Boston, Massachusetts 

1971 - 1994 Head, Psychophysical Laboratory 
Principal Investigator 
Neurological Clinic 
University of Freiburg 

1994 - 1998 Docent 
Brain Research Unit 
Dept. of Biophysics & Radiation Biology 
University of Freiburg 

1998 - 2005 Professor 
Brain Research Unit 
Department of Anatomy 
University of Freiburg 

1999 Visiting Professor 
Université Louis Pasteur 

2006 Visiting Professor 
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science University of California, Davis
Sacramento, CA

2009 - 2012 Visiting Professor 
Graduate Institute for Neural and Cognitive Sciences
China Medical University
Taichung, Taiwan

2012 Harris Distinguished Visiting Professor
Department of Psychology and Brain Sciences
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755

2013 Teaching Exchange Fellow
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

2013/2015 Visiting Professor
The Laboratory of Visual Perceptual Mechanisms
Institute of Neuroscience 
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai

2015 - 2017 Visiting Professor
Department of Psychology 
National Taiwan University
Taipei, Taiwan