Diploma mathematics, Technology University, Dresden, Germany, 1963. Doctor of Engineer, Technology University, Dresden, Germany, 1966. Doctor for Natural Sciences, Berg Academy, Freiberg, Germany, 1969.
Doctor Habilitation, Technology University, Dresden, 1971.
Research assistant, Technology U., Dresden, 1963-1965; researcher, department head industrial enterprise, RFT Messelektronik, Dresden, 1965-1978; research fellow, Academy Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin, 1978-1987; professor, Engineer U., Cottbus, Germany, 1987-1992; professor, Technology University, Dresden, Germany, since 1992.
Board directors Saxony University Commission, 1991-1993. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, League Freedom of Science, International Linear Algebra Society, American Mathematics Society, Association Angewandte Mathematics and Mechanics.
Married Gertrud G. Ullrich, July 27, 1967. Children: Annegret, Johannes.