Master of Science, University Poznan, Poland, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, Higher School Agriculture, Poznan, 1960. Doctor of Science, Higher School Agriculture, Poznan, 1971.
Assistant lecturer Central Mining Institute, Katowice, Poland, 1951-1953, tutor Poland, 1954-1962, researcher Poland, 1963-1972, assistant professor Poland, 1973-1977, head department material engineering Poland, 1973-1990, professor Poland, 1978-1990, University Silesia, Katowice, 1980-1996, Upper Silesian School Commerce, Katowice, 1998-2001, Upper School Banking, Chorzów, since 2001. Member science council Central Mining Institute, Katowice, 1978-1993. Director Institute Librarianship, University Silesia, Katowice, 1991-1994.
Member Biodeterioration Society United Kingdom, Polish Academy of Sciences (microbiology committee 1978-1996, 99-2003), Copernicus Polish Society Natural Sciences, Poznan Science Society.
Married Maria Monika Sobala, August 15, 1950. Children: Aleksandra, Zbigniew.