1979 – 1986 University Stuttgart, program of study: physics, certificate: physicist
1987 – 1991 Max- Planck- Institute Stuttgart-Büsnau, graduation: solid-state physics. Certificate: Dr. rer. nat.
1991-1996 Scientific Assistant at Max- Planck- Institute, Fundamental research: transport mechanism in solid and liquid electrolytes
1996 Foundation of planning office Dr. Dippel, main focus: thermal building physics, energy concepts for buildings
2000 Foundation of TEB GmbH ( Transferzentrum Energieeffizientes Bauen)
Fields of activity: Managing director, project management