Diploma Engineering, Technology U. Graz, Austria, 1962; Docent, Technology U. Graz, Austria, 1975; D. of Montanistic, Montanistical U. Leoben, Austria, 1970.
Engineer, Bohler Brothers Ltd., Austria, 1962-1963;
head department, Bohler Brothers Ltd., Austria, 1964-1977;
professor, head Institute Mech. Engineering, University Leoben, since 1977. Guest scientist Siemens Ltd., West Germany, 1963-1964.
Chairman International Energy Agency Executive Committee on Energy Cascading, Paris, since 1976. Consultant mech.engr.
Member Old Order of St. George (member capitel, Komtur award 1975).
Married Elisabeth C. Freiin Kotz Dobr, April 10, 1962. Children: Paulus, Maria-Regina, Markus, Hemma.