Master Mathematics University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics, University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 1986.
Teacher mathematics, Elzendaal College, Boxmeer, The Netherlands, 1981-1982; science assistant, U. Nijmegen, 1982-1986; assistant professor statistics, U. Limburg, Maastricht, The Netherlands, 1986-1988; associate professor, U. Limburg, Maastricht, The Netherlands, 1989-1991; associate professor, Eindhoven (The Netherlands) U. Technology, since 1991. Visiting professor stochastics U. Louvain, Belgium, 1991-1992. Director Dutch AIO Network in Stochastics, 1993-1996.
Fellow Institute of Mathematics Statistics. Member International Statistical Institute, Bernoulli Society, Netherlands Statistical Society (science secretary section mathematics statistics 1989-1991, president 1992).
Married Fia Schrijnemakers, September 17, 1982. Children: Ivana, Jesson.