Diplom Physics, Technology University, Munich, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University Bayreuth, 1981.
Science co-worker University Bayreuth, 1976—1981. Scientist Max-Plan ck Institute, Stuttgart, Germany, 1981—1984. Project leader Siemens Research, Munich, 1984—1991.
Professor engineering physics department Munich University Applied Science, since 1991.
Member of SEMI, Deutsche Physik Gesellschaft.
Married Gudrun Maria Raab, August 25, 1979. Children: Nicolas, Daniel.