Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University of Technology Berlin, Germany, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science, University of Technology Berlin, Germany, 1970. Doctor (honorary), University Technica Lisboa, Portugal, 1991.
Doctor (honorary), University Rostock, Germany, 1996.
Head software development group, Research Institute Heinrich-Hertz, Berlin, 1970-1972;
assistant professor computer science, U. des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Federal Republic Germany, 1972-1975;
professor computer science, Technology Hochschule, Darmstadt, Federal Republic Germany, 1975;
head computer science department, Technology Hochschule, Darmstadt, Federal Republic Germany, 1976-1977, 93-94;
executive director, Institute for Information Processing and Interactive Systems, Darmstadt, 1988-1990;
Chairman of the Board, Darmstadt Computer Graphics Center, since 1984;
research director, Fraunhofer Computer Graphics Institute, since 1987. Consultant Government Federal Republic Germany, National Engineering Laboratory, Lisbon, 1977-1979, Automation Institute Informatics Center Government Brazil, 1983, United Nations Industrial Development Organization, since 1983. Advisory board Institute Science Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, 1980-1982, GKS Association, German Standardization Institute, German Computer Society, Karlsruhe Computer Science Research Center.
Course director numerous conferences and programs in field.
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Fellow Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Eurographics. Member Senat of Fraunhofer Society.
Married Karla Eggeling, January 11, 1963. Children: José Carlos, Luis Miguel, Jorge André.