Diploma in physics, Technology University Munich, 1959. Doctor rerum naturalium, Technology University Munich, 1963. Habilitation, University Giessen, Germany, 1967.
Assistant professor physics Technology University, Munich, 1960-1963, chief researcher, professor, 1969-1975. Assistant professor physics University Giessen, 1963-1969. Head laboratory basic development Dräger Ag, Lübeck, Germany, 1975-1980, director research and development and engineering, 1981-1992.
Professor Medical University, since 1992. Governing board European Industrial Research Management Association, Paris, 1989-1993. Consultant Dräger Ag, Lübeck, since 1992.
Chairman advisory board Fraunhofer Institute für Systems Technology University Innovationsforschung, Karlsruhe, Germany, since 1992.
Member German Association biomedical Technology, German Association Physics, Sudetend Academy of Sciences, Rotary.
Married Margrit Siméon, August 26, 1960. Children: Sabine Maennel, Gabriele Möller, Wolfgang.