Master of Science, University Dresden, Germany, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University Dresden, Germany, 1972. Habil, University Dresden, Germany, 1977.
Junior and senior assistant University Dresden, 1964-1986. Guest scientist Charles University, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1979-1980. Scientist Academy of Sciences, Berlin, 1986-1990.
Assistant professor University Dresden, 1988-1992. Guest scientist Fritz-Haber-Institute, Berlin, 1990-1991. Scientist Institute for Semicondr.
Physics, Frankfurt, Germany, since 1992.
Member Physical Society Germany, Science-Technology Council.
Married Ilona Kootz, August 1, 1964. Children: Andreas, Roland.