Hans obtained his diploma in physics from the University of Jena in 2009. From 2009-2012 he joined Prof. Leo's group at Technische Universität Dresden where he was focusing organic electronics. After having received his PhD in 2013 from TU Dresden, Hans joined NOVALED/ Samsung SDI as a researcher/ project-leader on organic transistors for display applications. He returned to academia in 2016 and joined the group of Prof. Dr. Feng Wang at the Physics Department of UC in Berkeley, USA. In 04/2017, Hans started as a group leader at TU Dresden where he is focusing on next level organic electronic devices. In 2021 he received a Habilitation from TU Dresden.