Diploma in Physics, Szeged University, Hungary, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Szeged University, Hungary, 1975. Doctor of Science, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 1993.
Research associate Biological Research Center/Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Szeged, 1971-1984. Senior research worker Biological Research Center, 1987-1992, head of laboratory, since 1987, research advisor, since 1993, deputy director, 1999—2001. Visiting scientist Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, 1985-1986, visiting professor University New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1986.
Chairman, secretary/general organizing committee conference in field, Budapest, 1992-1993, 95-98. Member steering committee European Science Foundation, 1993-1999, director international summer school, 1993, 2001. Area representative International Society Photosynthesis Research, 1998-2004.
Director Biofotonika Research and Development Ltd.
President Trade Union of Science Workers Biological Research Center, Szeged, 1989-1993, Association of Trade Unions of Universities and Research Institutes, Csongrad County, 1993-1995. Secretary Society Eötvös College, Szeged, 1995. Member Hungarian Biophysics Society (vice president 1994-2003, secretary general since 2007).
Married Katalin Puskás (divorced 1978). Children: Ildikó, Szabolcs. Married Anikó Bogdány, October 27, 1979.
1 child, Ábel; stepdaughter: Zsófia Agoston.