Graduate electronics, Technology University, Darmstadt, Germany, 1963. Postgraduate, University Frankfurt and Darmstadt, 1970. Postgraduate, University Marburg, Germany, 1974.
Manager, automation company, 1966; chief engineer, manufacturer for electronic instruments, 1967; independent development engineer digital electronics, 1968-1973; manager, manufacturer for cybernetic equipment, 1968-1972; manager, development company for industrial robots and handling machines, 1974; general manager, P.F.I.A.T. Research Institute, since 1974; general manager, P.F.I.A.T. Computer School, Reichelsheim, 1985-1987. Member symposium committee 3rd International Symposium on Industrial Robots, Zürich, 1973. Member working group International Astronautical Federation, 1974.
Member OGLR (youth committee), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Herman-Oberth-Gesellschaft (general manager electronic laboratory 1969-1970, member kuratorium 1970, vice chairman research and science committee 1970, chairman research and science committee 1975), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Biologische Elektronik, Gesellschaft für Organization, Society for Computer Simulations.
Married Elfriede Ginsel Nowak, May 8, 1981. Children: Achim, Jens.