Party affiliation: Green Party
Visiting scientist Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, 1980-1982. Chairman section computational linguistics Slovenian Association for Applied Linguistics. Head Laboratory for Language and Speech Technologies department computer science and informatics Josef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana.
Professor computer science Faculty Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. National coordinator European Commission PHARE Program of Technology Assistance. President of council ZS Greens of Slovenia.
Minister of Science and Technology, since 1990. President Interministerial Coordination Foreign Technology Assistance, National Communications for United Nations Educational, Interministerial Communications for Informatization Public Administration.