Master in Engineering, Bonn University, Germany, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy in Agronomy, Bonn University, Germany, 1985.
Science collaborator University Bonn, 1981-1987, research cooperation, 2001—2005. Head of department environmental protection German Government, Cologne, since 1987. Designer river monitoring programs Water Framework Directive, European Union, 2004—2006.
Regulator installations chemical production German Federal Mission Control Act, since 2005. Collaborator German Institute Standardization, 1995—1997. Teacher University Bonn, 1992—1993.
Referee Journal Water Research, 2001—2005, Chemosphere, since 2001.
Juror District Court, Bonn, since 2005. Member German Society Limnology, Society German Chemists.
Married Teresa Parada, December 12, 2001.