Dipl-Physicist, Technology University Dresden, Germany, 1968. Doctor rerum naturalium, Technology University Dresden, 1973. Professor, Engineering College, Zittau, Germany, 1992.
Science fellow, Technology U. Dresden, 1968-1973; science fellow, Research Institute of Polygraphics, Dresden, 1973-1977; docent, professor, head of research reactor, Engineering College, Zittau, 1977-1993; science fellow, IFU e.v. Institute, Lauchhammer, Germany, 1993-1994; science fellow, Gamma-Svc. GmbH, Radeberg, Germany, since 1995.
Married Rosemarie Leidhold, October 15, 1982. Children: Thomas, Alexander.