Degree in Engineering, Polytechnic University, 1979. Postgraduate in Mining Science, University Petrosani, since 2000. Master of Arts in Administrative Law.
Researcher Mining Research and Design Institute, Baia Mare, Romania, 1984—1999. Environmental protection officer Transgold, 1999—2000. Manager Environmental Protection Agency, since 2000.
Lecturer North University, Baia Mare, since 1999.
Member of Chemical Society Romania, General Association Engineers Romania (prize in chemical engineering 1996).
Married Viorel Michnea, June 28, 1979. Children: Sorin Alexandru, Dragos Ioan.