Bachelor of Science and Master of Science magna cum laude, Technology University, Bucharest, Romania, 1956. Graduate in Radioactive Isotope Technology, Institute for Atomic Physics, Bucharest, Romania, 1961. Postgraduate, Technology University, 1971.
Doctor of Philosophy, Technology Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule, Aachen, Germany, 1983.
Supervisor Intreprinderea Prefabricate Progres, Bucharest, 1956-1957. Supervisor, technical manager Enterp. Bridges Construction, 1957-1961.
Chief research engineer Institute Research in Construction, 1961-1971. Teacher, research assistant Technology University, 1970-1971. Design and project manager P. Bauwens, Cologne, Germany, 1971-1983.
Expert/consultant Verein Deutscher Ingenieure for Building, Germany, since 1983. Senior lecturer Tropical Institute of Technology, Germany, since 1983. Visiting lecturer universities, Brazil, Thailand, 1990-1994.
Advisor research and Doctor of Philosophy thesis Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 1992. Member organizing committee ACI Symposium Non-Destructive Testing, San Antonio, 1987. Member technical organization committee 14th World Conference Nondestructive Testing, New Delhi, 1996.
Presenter 5th International Symposium on Nondestructive Characterization of Materials, Karuizawa, Japan, 1991. Presenter and chairman session civil materials 9th International Symposium on Nondestructive Characterization of Materials, Sydney, Australia, 1999. Presenter 11th International Symposium on Nondestructive Characterization of Materials, Berlin, 2002.
Execution of some first bridges in prestressed concrete in Romania. United Nations Organization, United Nations Educational roster of experts. Presenter 7th, 8th and 9th World Conferences Chemistry Cements, Paris, 1980, Rio de Janeiro, 1986, New Dehli, 1992.
Presenter 12th, 13th and 14th World Conferences on Nondestructive Characterization of Materials Amsterdam, 1989, Sao Paulo, 1992, New Dehli, 1996, numerous others.
Fellow American Concrete Institute. Member American Society for Testing and Materials, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society of Civil Engineers, Verein Deutscher Ingenieure, Engineering Society Cologne (president since 1993), Réunion International des Laboratoiree Essais Matériaux, New York Academy of Sciences.
Married Cornelia Popa, June 17, 1961.