Master of Arts in Engineering, Technische Hochschule, Magdeburg, Germany, 1967.
Senior researcher FIA, Freiberg, Germany, 1971—1990. Education board chairman of the state of saxony German Democratic Republic Ministry of Kultus, Dresden, 1990—1990. Secretary of state Government of State, 1990—1993.
University professor process engineering Technology University Bergakademie, Freiberg, since 1993.
Secretary of state Saxonian Government, Dresden, Germany, 1990—1993. Member of Rotary Club Freiberg.
Married Katrin Sandig, May 24, 1969. Children: Stephan, Christoph, Anne.