Master of Science in Physics, University Göttingen (Germany), 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Göttingen (Germany), 1966.
Assistant scientist, U. Göttingen, 1966-1971; akademischer Rat, U. Göttingen, 1971-1975; senior lecturer, research scientist, U. Göttingen, 1975-1998; retired, U. Göttingen, 1998.
Fellow Acoustical Society of America. Member German Physical Society, German Acoustic Society.
Married Angelika Meyer, October 12, 1968. Children: Sonja, Daniela, Axel Arne.