Master of Science in Engineering, Czech High Technology School, Prague, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, Technology University, Clausthal, Germany, 1973.
R & D engineer, ZVU/Skoda, Hradec Kralove, 1960-1968; R & D engineer, Lurgi, Frankfurt, Germany, 1968-1973; senior R & D engineer, Lurgi, Frankfurt, Germany, 1973-1988; project leader, Lurgi, Frankfurt, Germany, since 1988.
Lieutenant, Czechoslovak Air Force, 1960, C. Budejovice.
Married Ludmila Zofie Novakova, March 20, 1965. Children: Jan, Maria.