Diploma-ingenieur, Technische Hochschule, Aachen, Federal Republic of Germany, 1964; Doctor-ingenieur, Technische Hochschule, Aachen, Federal Republic of Germany, 1971.
Farmer, Altmittweida, Saxony, 1951-1960. Project engineer Nuclear Research Center, Juelich, Federal Republic of Germany, 1964-1966. Head of group thermodynamics Nuclear Research Center Institute for Reactor Experiments, 1967-1972.
Head of technical analysis subdivision Research Center Kids With Food Allergies, 1973-1992. Consultant in structural mechanics, since 1992. Lecturer Fachnochschule Juelich, 1964-1980, House of Techniques, Essen, Germany, since 1977.
Member organizing committee Conference on Numerical Methods in Thermal problems, Stanford, California, 1991. Consultant in the field of statics, dynamics, rigidity and temperature field analysis.
Co-founder PROFEM GmbH, Aachen, 1984.
Married Marianne Rost, May 12, 1951. Children: Mechthild, Roderich, Hermann.