Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Science Faculty, Eötvös University, Budapest, 1988. Master of Science in Astronomy and Physics, Science Faculty, Eötvös University, Budapest, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy in Astrophysics, Eötvös University, Budapest, 1997.
Editor Gondolat Public Company, Budapest, Hungary, 1989—1993. Research assistant Konkoly Observatory, Hungary, 1993—1996, research fellow Hungary, 1996—1999, senior research fellow Hungary, since 2000.
Member of Public Body of Hungarian Academy of Science (associate), International Astronomical Union (associate).
Married Ildikó Varga. Children: Katalin, József.