I am researcher and curator of the Insecta varia section at the Bavarian State Collection of Zoology (Zoologische Staatssammlung München, urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34660). The ZSM is part of the Bavarian Natural History Collections, the largest union of natural history institutions in Germany.
Taxonomy, systematics, faunistics, evolution, biogeography and nature conservation of aquatic beetles. Focus on Australia, Europe and Southeast Asia. Tools include traditional taxonomy and molecular phylogenetics. Aquatic insect environmental impact assessment and monitoring with focus on central Europe. Barcoding.