Michael Winkler majored in Physics at the University of Potsdam, where he focussed on polymer physics and telecommunications. Subsequently, he obtained his Postgraduate Diploma from the University of Otage, New Zealand, in the field of electronics and sensors. His research focussed particularily on modelling electrosensory systems in sharks. He continued his scientific research towards his PhD degree at the University of Potstdam in the field of statistical physics. He has published several scientific publications and is mentioned as inventor in a patent.
Michael Winkler speaks German and English.Team