Diploma, University Polytechnic Bucuresti, Romania, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, University Polytechnic Bucuresti, Romania, 1988. Habilitation, Technology University Munich, 2001.
Engineer Uzinele 23 August Bucuresti, 1977—1985. Researcher, teacher, to professor University Polytechnic Timisoara, Romania, since 1985, phd coordinator, since 1991, director, since 1995, director research center energoecology. Director Lab Accredited RENAR, Timisoara, since 2009.
Fellow: Humboldt Foundation. Member: Association Termotehnicienilor din Romania, Verrein der Deutschen Ingenioere, Balkan Environmental Association, American Romanian Academy.
Married Sabin Ionel; 1 child Catinca Pirvan.