Doctor of Philosophy in Nuclear Physics and Engineering, Vienna University of Technology, 1999.
Research fellow Institute Astronomy, University Vienna, 1993—1994. Grantholder Austrian Research Centers, Seibersdorf, Austria, 1995—1996. Marie-Curie fellow European Commission Joint Research Center, Ispra, Italy, 1996—1999.
Scientist European Commission, Joint Research Center, Italy, 2000—2001, senior scientist Italy, since 2003, scientist Petten, Netherlands, 2001—2003. Editorial board member Integrated Disaster Risk Management Journal. Consultant Natural Resources and Applied Life Science and University of Technology, Vienna, 1994—1995.
Member of European Physical Society.