Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Budapest Technology School, 1966. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Budapest Technology School, 1967. Doctor Technology, Budapest Technology School, 1976.
Doctor of Science, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 1989.
Research scientist Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1967-1971, senior scientist, 1970-1991. Research fellow Keele (England) University, 1972. Postdoctoral fellow Stanford (California) University, 1973-1974.
Research associate professor University Iowa, Iowa City, 1974. Professor biophysics New York University, New York City, 1976-1993. Director Silicon Valley Neurocomputer Institute, San Jose, California, since 1993.
Visiting professor Marburg (Germany) University, 1990. National Research Council senior associate National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, 1990-1993. Consultant Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Boston, 1987.
Secretary general Hungarian Cultural Center, San Francisco, 1992. Vice president Pazmany University Foundation, San Francisco, 1993.
Married Anna Balazs, August 26, 1968 (divorced). 1 child, Julia; married Magdolna Dunai, November 30, 1987. 1 child, Peter.