Doctor of Philosophy, University Vienna, Austria.
Researcher Technology University, Darmstadt, Germany, 1969-1971, teacher, 1971-1973, director department organic residues in dairy products, 1973-1975, director department organic residues in animal products, 1975-1978, director department organic residues and environmental chemicals, since 1978. Consultant Foreign Minister, Amman, Jordan, 1984, Manila, 1987, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1988, Nicosia, Cyrus, 1989.
Republican Hessian Government, Wiesbaden, 1985, 93, German Government, 1989. Member Society German Chemists, New York Academy of Sciences.
Married Meherangis Ghassemian, December 29, 1966 (divorced September 1995). Children: Dunja, Nora, Eva, Florian. Married Ulrike Ruhl, April 14, 1999, 1 child: Paul Amade.