Andreas studied physics at Imperial College in London and earned his MS and PhD in physics from Texas A&M University. As a Sr. Postdoctoral Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) he is researching biophotovoltaics and biochemical sensors. With a strong interest in popularizing science, he is a serial entrepreneur and a business idea competition winner, a multiple participant in the MIT 100K competition and a founding member and lead organizer of the "HBN Big Idea Competition". Andreas is now Lead Organizer of the Molecular Frontiers Inquiry Prize.
Started in 2006, Molecular Frontiers operates as a non-profit organization, hosted by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Its Scientific Advisory Board, a group of eminent scientists including many Nobel Prize laureates, represent expertise from a wide range of molecular science disciplines