Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Kerstin Thurow


1976 - 1979

1979 - 1982 


1982 - 1986 

1986 - 1988 




 1988 - 1992 


 1992 - 1994 







1995 - 1997 

1997 - 1998 


1998 - 1999 


 2000 - 2009 

 since 2000 



 since 2004 

 since 2011 


 since 2013 
















since 2019

since 2013




 since 2012


2008 - 2016 

2008 - 2016

2008 - 2016


since 2005

since 2005




2003 - 2013


2002 and 2003 


2002 - 2010

2001 - 2002 


1999 - 2006


since 1998


General Polytechnical School, Rostock
General Polytechnical School of the Embassy of the GDR in the USSR, Moscow
Highschool, Rostock (advanced foreign languages education)
College, Rostock (advanced foreign languages education), university-entrance diploma 



University Rostock, Chemistry at the department of Chemistry, Dipl. Chem. (1 year below general period of study)

Dr. rer. nat. Organometallic Chemistry at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (Stipend of the Bavarian Government)  2,25 years: 
Habilitation at the Engineering College of the University Rostock (venia legendi: Measurement and Control)



Sen. Scientist at the Institute of Automation, University Rostock
Associate Director Institute of Measuring and Sensor Systems e.V. (non profit research institute)
Managing Director Institute of Measuring and Sensor Systems e.V.
Full Professor for Laboratory Automation, University Rostock
CEO Institute of Measuring and Sensor Systems e.V.
Director Institute of Automation at the University Rostock
Full Professor for Automation / Life Science Automation at the University Rostock
Managing Director - Center for Life Science Automation (CELISCA)
Affiliate Member of Graduate Faculty, University of Alabama, Huntsville
Adjunct Professor at the North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina



Englisch – business fluent



Association of Laboratory Automation
American Society of Mass Spectrometry
DECHEMA - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chem. Apparatewesen, Chem. Technik und Biotechnologie
IEEE – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers





Board of Directors Technology Center Warnemuende Rostock Member Scientific Advisory Board Landesforschungsförderung Hamburg
Award for Digital prevention: "Mobile Health Manager" (Digitaler Präventionspreis AOK/BMBF "Leonardo")
Board of Trustees “Health Economy and Management” Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Germany) 
Board of Directors Academy of Sciences Hamburg
Board of Directors Association for Laboratory Automation

Member Scientific Advisory Board Leibniz-Institute for Plasma Research and Technology 

Founding Member Academy of Sciences Hamburg in Hamburg
elected member acatech (German Academy of Technical Sciences)
"Joachim Jungius Award" of the Joachim Jungius Association of Sciences Hamburg 
Winner Start Up Competition Science4Life 2004 (amplius GmbH)

Chair Forum Life Science Automation  (2003-2006, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013)

Winner Start Up Competition Mecklenburg-Vorpommern  (amplius GmbH)

Editorial Board Journal Association Laboratory Automation

Organizing Committee EuroLab

Founding Member and CEO Rostock-Raleigh e.V.

Member of the Board of the Ministry of Environmental Affairs Mecklenburg-Vorpommern


Reviewer for div. conferences and journals (SLAS Technology, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Sensors, Helikon, Trends in Food & Science Technology, Automation in Construction, JSAN, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, Critical Reviews in Analytical Chemistry, Measurement, Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, CASE ...) 

Reviewer for div. research funding organizations 



Catalogus Professorum Rostochiensium